Karajan Forever: The Greatest Classical Hits

Karajan Forever: The Greatest Classical Hits

by Herbert von Karajan

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  1. Violin Concerto, for violin, strings & continuo in E major ("La Primavera," The Four Seasons; "Il cimento" No. 1), Op.8/1, RV 269: Spring (Allegro)
  2. Adagio in C minor for strings & organ (previously attributed to Tommaso Albinoni)
  3. Serenade for strings (or piano duet), in C major, Op. 48: Valse
  4. Divertimento No. 17 for 2 horns & strings in D major, K. 334 (K.320b): Menuetto
  5. Peer Gynt Suite for orchestra (or piano or piano, 4 hands) No. 1, Op. 46: Morning Mood
  6. Valse Triste, for orchestra (from Kuolema), Op. 44/1
  7. Symphony No. 40 in G minor, K. 550: Molto Allegro
  8. Symphony No. 9 in E minor ("From the New World," first published as No. 5), B. 178 (Op. 95): Largo (excerpt)
  9. Notre Dame, opera: Intermezzo
  10. Carmen Suites for orchestra, Nos. 1 & 2 (assembled by Ernest Guirard): Prelude I (Allegro giocoso)
  11. Boléro, ballet for orchestra (or piano): conclusion
  12. The Sleeping Beauty, suite for orchestra, Op. 66a: Valse
  13. La Traviata, opera: Prelude to Act III
  14. Symphony No. 3 ("Organ"), in C minor, Op. 78: Finale
  15. Also sprach Zarathustra (Thus Spoke Zoroaster), tone poem for orchestra, Op. 30: Introduction
  16. Cavalleria rusticana, opera (melodramma) in 1 act: Intermezzo sinfonico
  17. Serenade No. 13 for strings in G major ("Eine kleine Nachtmusik"), K. 525: Allegro
  18. The Swan Lake, suite, Op. 20a: Scène 1 (Swan Theme)
  19. An der schönen, blauen Donau (On the Beautiful, Blue Danube), waltz for orchestra (with chorus ad lib), Op. 314 (RV 314)
  20. Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G major, BWV 1048: Allegro
  21. Méditation (from opera "Thäis"), violin & orchestra version and various arrangements
  22. Suite for orchestra No 2 in B minor, BWV 1067: Badinerie
  23. Gaîté Parisienne (music by Offenbach arranged by Manuel Rosenthal), ballet: Barcarolle
  24. Piano Concerto No. 1, for piano & orchestra (or 2 pianos) in B flat minor, Op. 23: 1st Movement (excerpt)
  25. Adagietto, for orchestra (from the Symphony No.5)
  26. Symphony No. 1 in D major ("Classical"), Op. 25: Finale. Molto vivace
  27. Dance of the Blessed Spirits (Melody) (from "Orfeo ed Euridice"), various arrangements
  28. Nutcracker, suite from the ballet, Op. 71a: Danse de la Fée Dragée
  29. Nutcracker, suite from the ballet, Op. 71a: Valse des fleurs

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