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  • Release Date: 4/19/2011
  • Label: Warner Classics
  • EAN: 5099994846522
  • Catalog Number: 48465
  • Sales rank: 348,960

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Carmina Burana, scenic cantata for soloists, choruses & orchestra: O Fortuna - Carl Orff & Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra (2:28)
    Composed byCarl Orff
    Conducted bySimon Rattle
    Performed byBerlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Berlin Radio Chorus, Simon Rattle
  2. 2 Overture to Candide, for orchestra - Leonard Bernstein & Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra (4:17)
    Composed byLeonard Bernstein
    Conducted bySimon Rattle
    Performed byBerlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Simon Rattle
  3. 3 The Planets, suite for orchestra & female chorus, Op. 32, H. 125: 1. Mars, the Bringer of War - Gustav Holst & Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra (7:24)
    Composed byGustav Holst
    Conducted bySimon Rattle
    Performed byBerlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Simon Rattle
  4. 4 Feux d'artifices, prelude for piano, L. 123/12 - Claude Debussy & Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra (5:04)
    Composed byClaude Debussy
    Conducted bySimon Rattle
    Performed byBerlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Simon Rattle
  5. 5 Symphonie fantastique for orchestra ("Episode de la vie d'un Artiste...en cinq parties"), H.48 (Op. 14): 4. Marche au supplice - Hector Berlioz & Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra (7:16)
    Composed byHector Berlioz
    Conducted bySimon Rattle
    Performed byBerlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Simon Rattle
  6. 6 Slavonic Dance No. 1 for orchestra in C major, B. 83/1 (Op. 46/1) - Antonin Dvorák & Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra (4:05)
    Composed byAntonin Dvorák
    Conducted bySimon Rattle
    Performed byBerlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Simon Rattle
  7. 7 Symphony No. 88 in G major ("Letter V"), H. 1/88: 4. Finale: Allegro con spirito - Franz Joseph Haydn & Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra (3:40)
    Composed byFranz Joseph Haydn
    Conducted bySimon Rattle
    Performed byBerlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Simon Rattle
  8. 8 Symphony No. 4 in E minor, Op. 98: 3. Allegro giocoso - Johannes Brahms & Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra (6:29)
    Composed byJohannes Brahms
    Conducted bySimon Rattle
    Performed byBerlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Simon Rattle
  9. 9 Gymnopedie for piano No. 3 - Claude Debussy & Erik Satie (2:45)
    Composed byErik Satie
    Conducted bySimon Rattle
    Performed byBerlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Simon Rattle
  10. 10 Symphony No. 1 in F minor, Op. 10: 2. Allegro - Dmitry Shostakovich & Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra (4:56)
    Composed byDmitry Shostakovich
    Conducted bySimon Rattle
    Performed byBerlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Simon Rattle
  11. 11 Symphony No. 5 in C sharp minor: 4. Adagietto (Sehr langsam) - Gustav Mahler & Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra (9:38)
    Composed byGustav Mahler
    Conducted bySimon Rattle
    Performed byBerlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Simon Rattle
  12. 12 Nutcracker, ballet, Op. 71: Chocolate: Spanish Dance - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra (1:13)
    Composed byPeter Ilich Tchaikovsky
    Conducted bySimon Rattle
    Performed byBerlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Simon Rattle
  13. 13 Nutcracker, ballet, Op. 71: Tea: Chinese Dance - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra (1:11)
    Composed byPeter Ilich Tchaikovsky
    Conducted bySimon Rattle
    Performed byBerlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Simon Rattle
  14. 14 Nutcracker, ballet, Op. 71: Dance of the Sugar-Plum Fairy - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra (2:25)
    Composed byPeter Ilich Tchaikovsky
    Conducted bySimon Rattle
    Performed byBerlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Simon Rattle
  15. 15 Nutcracker, ballet, Op. 71: Coda - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra (1:24)
    Composed byPeter Ilich Tchaikovsky
    Conducted bySimon Rattle
    Performed byBerlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Simon Rattle
  16. 16 Prince Igor, opera (completed by Rimsky-Korsakov & Glazunov): Polovtsian Dances (opening) - Alexander Borodin & Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra (3:57)
    Composed byAlexander Borodin
    Conducted bySimon Rattle
    Performed byBerlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Simon Rattle
  17. 17 Pictures at an Exhibition (Kartinki s vïstavski), for orchestra, orchestrated by Ravel: The Hut on Fowl's Legs (Baba-Yaga) - Modest Mussorgsky & Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra (3:25)
    Composed byModest Mussorgsky
    Conducted bySimon Rattle
    Performed byBerlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Simon Rattle
  18. 18 Pictures at an Exhibition (Kartinki s vïstavski), for orchestra, orchestrated by Ravel: The Great Gate of Kiev - Modest Mussorgsky & Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra (6:00)
    Composed byModest Mussorgsky
    Conducted bySimon Rattle
    Performed byBerlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Simon Rattle
Disc 2
  1. 1–4 Serenade No. 13 for strings in G major ("Eine kleine Nachtmusik"), K. 525 - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra (17:24)
    Composed byWolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    Conducted byHerbert von Karajan
    Performed byBerlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Herbert von Karajan
    1. 1 Allegro
    2. 2 Romanze: Andante
    3. 3 Menuetto: Allegretto
    4. 4 Rondo: Allegro
  2. 5 German dance for orchestra in C major ("Die Schlittenfahrt"), K. 605/3 - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra (2:47)
    Composed byWolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    Conducted byHerbert von Karajan
    Performed byBerlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Herbert von Karajan
  3. 6 Water Music Suite No.1 for orchestra in F major, HWV 348: 5. Allegro deciso - George Frideric Handel & Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra (3:35)
    Composed byGeorge Frideric Handel
    Conducted byHerbert von Karajan
    Performed byBerlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Herbert von Karajan
  4. 7 Vltava (The Moldau), symphonic poem (Má Vlast No. 2), JB 1:112/2: Opening - Bedrich Smetana & Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra (5:29)
    Composed byBedrich Smetana
    Conducted byHerbert von Karajan
    Performed byBerlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Herbert von Karajan
  5. 8 An der schönen, blauen Donau (On the Beautiful, Blue Danube), waltz for orchestra (with chorus ad lib), Op. 314 (RV 314): Extract - Johann Strauss II & Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra (3:49)
    Composed byJohann Strauss II
    Conducted byHerbert von Karajan
    Performed byBerlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Herbert von Karajan
  6. 9 Tritsch-Tratsch-Polka (Chit-Chat Polka), for orchestra, Op. 214 (RV 214) - Johann Strauss II & Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra (2:40)
    Composed byJohann Strauss II
    Conducted byHerbert von Karajan
    Performed byBerlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Herbert von Karajan
  7. 10 La Damnation de Faust, for mezzo-soprano, tenor, baritone, bass, chorus and orchestra, ("légende dramatique") H. 111 (Op. 24): Marche hongroise - Hector Berlioz & Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra (4:18)
    Composed byHector Berlioz
    Conducted byHerbert von Karajan
    Performed byBerlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Herbert von Karajan
  8. 11 Valse Triste, for orchestra (from Kuolema), Op. 44/1 - Jean Sibelius & Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra (6:05)
    Composed byJean Sibelius
    Conducted byHerbert von Karajan
    Performed byBerlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Herbert von Karajan
  9. 12 Karelia Suite, for orchestra, Op. 11: 1. Intermezzo - Jean Sibelius & Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra (4:03)
    Composed byJean Sibelius
    Conducted byHerbert von Karajan
    Performed byBerlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Herbert von Karajan
  10. 13 Karelia Suite, for orchestra, Op. 11: 3. Alla marcia - Jean Sibelius & Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra (4:58)
    Composed byJean Sibelius
    Conducted byHerbert von Karajan
    Performed byBerlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Herbert von Karajan
  11. 14 Concerto for Orchestra, Sz. 116, BB 127: 4. Intermezzo interrotto: Allegretto - Béla Bartók & Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra (4:26)
    Composed byBéla Bartók
    Conducted byHerbert von Karajan
    Performed byBerlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Herbert von Karajan
  12. 15 L' Arlésienne, suite for orchestra No. 2, from the incidental music (arranged by Ernest Guirard): Farandole - Georges Bizet & Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra (3:25)
    Composed byGeorges Bizet
    Conducted byHerbert von Karajan
    Performed byBerlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Herbert von Karajan
  13. 16 Manon Lescaut, opera: Intermezzo - Giacomo Puccini & Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra (5:27)
    Composed byGiacomo Puccini
    Conducted byHerbert von Karajan
    Performed byBerlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Herbert von Karajan
  14. 17 Lohengrin, opera, WWV 75: Act 3. Prelude - Richard Wagner & Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra (3:16)
    Composed byRichard Wagner
    Conducted byHerbert von Karajan
    Performed byBerlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Herbert von Karajan
Disc 3
  1. 1–3 Concerto for violin, strings & continuo No. 1 in A minor, BWV 1041 - Johann Sebastian Bach & Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra (14:00)
    Composed byJohann Sebastian Bach
    Conducted byNigel Kennedy
    Performed byBerlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Nigel Kennedy
    1. 1 (Allegro)
    2. 2 Andante
    3. 3 Allegro assai
  2. 4 Violin Concerto No. 3 in G major, K. 216: 3. Rondeau: Allegro - Andante - Allegretto - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra (6:46)
    Composed byWolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    Conducted byDavid Oistrakh
    Performed byBerlin Philharmonic Orchestra, David Oistrakh
  3. 5 Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 77: 3. Allegro giocoso, ma non tanto vivace - Poco più - Johannes Brahms & Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra (8:20)
    Composed byJohannes Brahms
    Conducted byRudolf Kempe
    Performed byBerlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Rudolf Kempe
  4. 6 Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 16: 2. Adagio - Edvard Grieg & Leif Ove Andsnes (6:18)
    Composed byEdvard Grieg
    Conducted byMariss Jansons
    Performed byBerlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Mariss Jansons
  5. 7 Méditation, for violin & orchestra (or other arrangement) (from opera "Thäis") - Jules Massenet & Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra (6:47)
    Composed byJules Massenet
    Conducted byHerbert von Karajan
    Performed byBerlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Herbert von Karajan
  6. 8–12 Fantasy on Bizet's "Carmen," for violin & orchestra (or piano), Op. 25 - Pablo de Sarasate & Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra (11:54)
    Composed byPablo de Sarasate
    Conducted byPlácido Domingo
    Performed byBerlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Plácido Domingo
    1. 8Introduction: Allegro moderato
    2. 9 Moderato
    3. 10 Lento assai
    4. 11 Allegro moderato
    5. 12 Moderato
  7. 13 Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64: 2. Andante - Wilhelm Furtwangler & Felix Mendelssohn (8:00)
    Composed byFelix Mendelssohn
    Conducted byWilhelm Furtwangler
    Performed byWilhelm Furtwangler, Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
  8. 14 Don Quixote, fantastic variations for cello & orchestra, Op. 35 (TrV 184): Theme - Richard Strauss & Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra (2:23)
    Composed byRichard Strauss
    Conducted byHerbert von Karajan
    Performed byBerlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Herbert von Karajan
  9. 15 Piano Concerto No. 1 in F sharp minor, Op. 1: 3. Allegro vivace - Sergey Rachmaninov & Leif Ove Andsnes (7:50)
    Composed bySergey Rachmaninov
    Conducted byAntonio Pappano
    Performed byBerlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Antonio Pappano
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