The Very Best of Herbert von Karajan

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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/13/2012
  • Label: Warner Classics
  • EAN: 5099967899227
  • Catalog Number: 78992
  • Sales rank: 302,829

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Serenade No. 13 for strings in G major ("Eine kleine Nachtmusik"), K. 525: 1. Allegro - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra (5:48)
  2. 2 Concerto for flute, harp & orchestra in C major, K. 299 (K. 297c): 2. Andantino [Excerpt] - James Galway & Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (4:00)
  3. 3 German dance for orchestra in C major ("Die Schlittenfahrt"), K. 605/3 - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra (2:46)
  4. 4 Horn Concerto No. 4 in E flat major, K. 495: 3. Rondo: Allegro vivace - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Dennis Brain (3:33)
  5. 5 Symphony No. 40 in G minor, K. 550: 1. Molto allegro - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra (7:42)
  6. 6 Symphony No. 104 in D major ("London"), H. 1/104: 3. Menuetto - Franz Joseph Haydn & Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra (4:29)
  7. 7 Concerto for piano, violin, cello & orchestra in C major ("Triple Concerto"), Op. 56: 2. Largo - Ludwig van Beethoven & Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra (5:33)
  8. 8 Symphony No. 5 in C minor ("Fate"), Op. 67: 1. Allegro con brio - Ludwig van Beethoven & Herbert von Karajan (7:21)
  9. 9 Symphony No. 9 in D minor ("Choral"), Op. 125: 4. Ode to Joy [Excerpt] - Ludwig van Beethoven & Otto Edelmann (5:17)
  10. 10 Symphony No. 9 in E minor ("From the New World"), B. 178 (Op. 95) (first published as No. 5): 2. Largo [Opening] - Antonin Dvorak & Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra (4:33)
  11. 11 Symphony No. 5 in E flat major, Op. 82: 3. Allegro molto - Largamente assai - Jean Sibelius & Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra (9:11)
  12. 12 Don Quixote, fantastic variations for cello & orchestra, Op. 35 (TrV 184): 2. Theme: Don Quixote. The Knight of the Mournful - Richard Strauss & Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra (2:25)
  13. 13 Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor, Op. 18: 2. Adagio sostenuto [Opening] - Alexis Weissenberg & Sergey Rachmaninov (5:06)
  14. 14 Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 77: 3. Allegro giocoso, ma non troppo vivace - Johannes Brahms & Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra (8:31)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Unter Donner und Blitz (Thunder and Lightning), polka schnell for orchestra, Op. 324 (RV 324) - Johann Strauss II & Herbert von Karajan (3:17)
  2. 2 An der schönen, blauen Donau (On the Beautiful, Blue Danube), waltz for orchestra (with chorus ad lib), Op. 314 (RV 314): [Excerpt] - Johann Strauss II & Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra (3:48)
  3. 3 Tritsch-Tratsch-Polka (Chit-Chat Polka), for orchestra, Op. 214 (RV 214) - Johann Strauss II & Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra (2:38)
  4. 4 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 (4:17)
  5. 5 España, rhapsody for orchestra, also arranged for 2 pianos - Emmanuel Chabrier & Herbert von Karajan (6:00)
  6. 6 Vltava (The Moldau), symphonic poem (Má Vlast No. 2), JB 1:112/2: [Excerpt] - Bedrich Smetana & Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra (5:25)
  7. 7 Valse triste, for orchestra (from Kuolema), Op. 44/1 - Jean Sibelius & Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra (6:04)
  8. 8 Karelia Suite, for orchestra, Op. 11: 1. Intermezzo - Jean Sibelius & Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra (4:03)
  9. 9 Karelia Suite, for orchestra, Op. 11: 2. Alla marcia - Jean Sibelius & Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra (4:57)
  10. 10 Concerto for Orchestra, Sz. 116, BB 127: 4. Intermezzo interrotto: Allegretto - Béla Bartók & Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra (4:24)
  11. 11 Manon Lescaut, opera: Intermezzo - Giacomo Puccini & Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra (5:25)
  12. 12 The Swan Lake, ballet, Op. 20: Act 2. Scene - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & Herbert von Karajan (2:43)
  13. 13 The Swan Lake, ballet, Op. 20: Act 2. Dance of the Little Swans - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & Herbert von Karajan (1:37)
  14. 14 The Sleeping Beauty, ballet, Op. 66: Act 1. Valse - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & Herbert von Karajan (4:20)
  15. 15 The Sleeping Beauty, ballet, Op. 66: Act 1. Rose Adagio - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & Herbert von Karajan (6:11)
  16. 16 Lohengrin, opera, WWV 75: Act 3. Prelude - Richard Wagner & Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra (3:18)
  17. 17 Aida, opera: Act 2. Scene 2. Gloria all'Egitto - - Giuseppe Verdi & Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra (3:25)
  18. 18 Aida, opera: Act 2. Scene 2. Triumphal March - - Giuseppe Verdi & Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra (1:45)
  19. 19 Aida, opera: Act 2. Scene 2. Vieni, o guerriero vindice - Giuseppe Verdi & Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra (2:27)
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