Karajan Sacred & Choral Recordings

Release Date: 3/10/2017
Catalog Number: 4797060
Number of Discs: 29

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Notes and Editorial Reviews
Herbert von Karajan released over 300 albums on Deutsche Grammophon over a period of 50 years. This Limited Edition 29-CD affords us a fresh hearing of parts of his enormous legacy bringing together for the first time all his sacred and choral recordings in one handsomely presented set and allowing us to follow his artistic vision as it evolved. A booklet with new liner notes by leading Karajan biographer Richard Osborne is also included.
Works on This Recording
1. Requiem in D minor, K 626 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Wilma Lipp (Soprano), Wolfgang [Organ] Meyer (Organ), Anton Dermota (Tenor), Hilde Rössel-Majdan (Contralto), Walter Berry (Bass Baritone)
Period: Classical
Written: 1791 ; Vienna, Austria
2. German Requiem, Op. 45 by Johannes Brahms
Performer: Wolfgang [Organ] Meyer (Organ), Gundula Janowitz (Soprano), Eberhard Wächter (Baritone)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1854-1868 ; Austria
3. The Creation, H 21 no 2 by Franz Joseph Haydn
Performer: Hermann Prey (Baritone), Gerhard Steeger (Harpsichord), Fritz Wunderlich (Tenor), Kim Borg (Bass), Gundala Janowitz (Soprano), Oskar Peter (Organ)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical
Written: 1796-1798 ; Vienna, Austria
4. Missa solemnis in D major, Op. 123 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer: Christa Ludwig (Contralto), Michel Schwalbé (Violin), Josef Nebois (Organ), Walter Berry (Bass Baritone), Gundula Janowitz (Soprano), Fritz Wunderlich (Tenor)
Period: Classical
Written: 1823 ; Vienna, Austria
5. The Creation, H 21 no 2 by Franz Joseph Haydn
Performer: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (Baritone), Josef Nebois (Organ), Walter Berry (Bass Baritone), Fritz Wunderlich (Tenor), Gundula Janowitz (Soprano), Werner Krenn (Tenor), Ottomar Borwitzky (Cello)
Period: Classical
Written: 1796-1798 ; Vienna, Austria
6. Requiem Mass by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer: Carlo Cossutta (Tenor), Christa Ludwig (Mezzo Soprano), Mirella Freni (Soprano), Nicolai Ghiaurov (Bass)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1874 ; Italy
7. Saint Matthew Passion, BWV 244 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer: Christa Ludwig (Contralto), Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (Baritone), Anton Diakov (Bass), Walter Berry (Bass Baritone), Horst Laubenthal (Tenor), Peter Schreier (Tenor), Gundula Janowitz (Soprano), Erna Berger (Soprano)
Period: Baroque
Written: Circa 1727 ; Leipzig, Germany
8. Symphony no 2 in B flat major, Op. 52 "Lobgesang" by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer: Liselotte Rebmann (Soprano), Werner Hollweg (Tenor), Edith Mathis (Soprano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1840 ; Germany
9. Mass in B minor, BWV 232 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer: Christa Ludwig (Contralto), Robert Kerns (Baritone), Gundula Janowitz (Soprano), Karl Ridderbusch (Bass), Peter Schreier (Tenor)
Period: Baroque
Written: 1747-49 ; Leipzig, Germany
10. Mass in C major, K 317 "Coronation" by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: José van Dam (Bass), Anna Tomowa-Sintow (Soprano), Rudolf Scholz (Organ), Agnes Baltsa (Mezzo Soprano), Werner Krenn (Tenor)
Period: Classical
Written: 1779 ; Salzburg, Austria
11. Te Deum in C major, WAB 45 by Anton Bruckner
Performer: José van Dam (Bass), Anna Tomowa-Sintow (Soprano), Rudolf Scholz (Organ), Agnes Baltsa (Mezzo Soprano), Peter Schreier (Tenor)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1881-1884 ; Vienna, Austria
12. Requiem in D minor, K 626 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Anna Tomowa-Sintow (Soprano), Rudolf Scholz (Organ), José van Dam (Bass), Agnes Baltsa (Mezzo Soprano), Werner Krenn (Tenor)
Period: Classical
Written: 1791 ; Vienna, Austria
13. Magnificat in D major, BWV 243 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer: David Bell (Organ), Agnes Baltsa (Mezzo Soprano), Anna Tomowa-Sintow (Soprano), Benjamin Luxon (Baritone)
Period: Baroque
Written: circa 1728-1731 ; Leipzig, Germany
14. Symphony of Psalms by Igor Stravinsky
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1930/1948 ; France
15. Mass in C minor, K 427 (417a) "Great" by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Benjamin Luxon (Baritone), David Bell (Organ), Janet Perry (Soprano), Peter Schreier (Tenor), Barbara Hendricks (Soprano)
Period: Classical
Written: 1782-1783 ; Vienna, Austria
16. Requiem Mass by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer: Anna Tomowa-Sintow (Soprano), José van Dam (Bass), José Carreras (Tenor), Agnes Baltsa (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1874 ; Italy
17. Nunc scio vere by Anonymous
Performer: Emidio Papinutti (Organ)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Schola Cantorum
18. In nomine Patris, et Filii...Confiteor Deo omnipotenti et vobis by Anonymous
Performer: Pope John Paul II (Spoken Vocals)
Period: Medieval
19. Te Deum in C major, WAB 45 by Anton Bruckner
Performer: Rudolf Scholz (Organ), Gösta Winbergh (Tenor), Janet Perry (Soprano), Alexander Malta (Bass), Helga Müller-Molinari (Alto)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1881-1884 ; Vienna, Austria
20. German Requiem, Op. 45 by Johannes Brahms
Performer: José van Dam (Baritone), Rudolf Scholz (Organ), Barbara Hendricks (Soprano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1854-1868 ; Austria
21. The Creation, H 21 no 2 by Franz Joseph Haydn
Performer: Edith Mathis (Soprano), José van Dam (Bass), Francisco Araiza (Tenor), Ann Murray (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Classical
Written: 1796-1798 ; Vienna, Austria
22. Mass in C major, K 317 "Coronation" by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Ferruccio Furlanetto (Bass), Gösta Winbergh (Tenor), Kathleen Battle (Soprano), Trudeliese Schmidt (Mezzo Soprano), Rudolf Scholz (Organ)
Period: Classical
Written: 1779 ; Salzburg, Austria
23. Deus, qui huius diei venerandam sanctamque laetitiam by Anonymous
Performer: Pope John Paul II (Spoken Vocals)
24. En aquellos dias, el rey Herodes by Anonymous
25. As for me, my life is already being poured away by Anonymous
26. Petrus apostolus et Paulus doctor gentium by Anonymous
Performer: Emidio Papinutti (Organ)
27. In illo tempore venit lesus in partes Caesareae Philippi by Anonymous
Orchestra/Ensemble: Diaconus
28. Fratres et sorores, apostolorum Petri et Pauli martyrium by Anonymous
Performer: Pope John Paul II (Spoken Vocals)
29. Mundi magister...O Roma felix by Anonymous
Performer: Emidio Papinutti (Organ)
30. Orate, fratres, ut meum ac vestrum sacrificium acceptabile fiat ...Hostiam, Domine by Anonymous
Performer: Pope John Paul II (Spoken Vocals)
31. Vere dignum et justum est by Anonymous
Performer: Pope John Paul II (Spoken Vocals)
Period: Medieval
32. Praeceptis salutaribus moniti by Anonymous
Performer: Pope John Paul II (Spoken Vocals)
33. Domine Jesu Christe by Anonymous
Performer: Pope John Paul II (Spoken Vocals)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Diaconus
Period: Medieval
34. Ave verum corpus in D major, K 618 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Rudolf Scholz (Organ)
Period: Classical
Written: 1791 ; Austria
35. Da nobis, Domine, hoc sacramento refectis by Anonymous
Performer: Pope John Paul II (Spoken Vocals)
36. Adiutorium nostrum...Benedicat vos omnipotens Deus by Anonymous
Performer: Pope John Paul II (Spoken Vocals)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Diaconus
37. Missa solemnis in D major, Op. 123 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer: Vinson Cole (Tenor), Leon Spierer (Violin), Lella Cuberli (Soprano), David Bell (Organ), José van Dam (Bass), Trudeliese Schmidt (Alto)
Period: Classical
Written: 1823 ; Vienna, Austria
38. Requiem in D minor, K 626 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Vinson Cole (Tenor), Paata Burchuladze (Bass), Helga Müller-Molinari (Mezzo Soprano), Anna Tomowa-Sintow (Soprano)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical
Written: 1791 ; Vienna, Austria
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