Karajan: The Legendary Decca Recordings

Karajan: The Legendary Decca Recordings

by Herbert von Karajan

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Product Details

Release Date: 03/11/2008
Label: Decca
UPC: 0028947801559
catalogNumber: 001078802
Rank: 155016

Tracks

Disc 1

  1. Symphony No. 1 in C minor, Op. 68

    1. 1. Un poco sostenuto - Allegro  (14:01)
    2. 2. Andante sostenuto  (09:14)
    3. 3. Un poco allegretto e grazioso  (04:57)
    4. 4. Adagio - Allegro non troppo, ma con brio  (17:43)
  2. Symphony No. 103 in E flat major ("Drumroll"), H. 1/103

    1. 1. Adagio - Allegro con spirito  (09:57)
    2. 2. Andante più tosto allegretto  (09:26)
    3. 3. Menuetto  (05:33)
    4. 4. Finale: Allegro con spirito  (05:25)

Disc 2

  1. Symphony No. 104 in D major ("London"), H. 1/104

    1. 1. Adagio - Allegro  (08:57)
    2. 2. Andante  (08:20)
    3. 3. Menuetto: Allegretto  (04:27)
    4. 4. Finale: Spiritoso  (04:57)
  2. Tragic Overture, in D minor, Op. 81  (14:11)
  3. Symphony No. 3 in F major, Op. 90

    1. 1. Allegro con brio  (09:49)
    2. 2. Andante  (08:16)
    3. 3. Poco allegretto  (05:57)
    4. 4. Allegro  (09:05)

Disc 3

  1. Symphony No. 40 in G minor, K. 550

    1. 1. Molto allegro  (07:51)
    2. 2. Andante  (07:46)
    3. 3. Menuetto: Allegretto  (04:27)
    4. 4. Allegro assai  (04:45)
  2. Symphony No. 41 in C major ("Jupiter"), K. 551

    1. 1. Allegro vivace  (08:38)
    2. 2. Andante cantabile  (08:31)
    3. 3. Menuetto  (05:15)
    4. 4. Finale: Molto allegro  (06:22)
  3. Romeo and Juliet, fantasy-overture for orchestra in B minor (3 versions)  (20:33)

Disc 4

  1. Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op. 92

    1. 1. Poco sostenuto - Vivace  (11:56)
    2. 2. Allegretto  (08:46)
    3. 3. Presto - Assai meno presto  (07:48)
    4. 4. Allegro con brio  (06:55)
  2. Symphony No. 8 in G major, B. 163 (Op.88) (first published as No. 4)

    1. 1. Allegro con brio  (09:55)
    2. 2. Adagio  (11:11)
    3. 3. Scherzo: Allegretto grazioso  (06:10)
    4. 4. Allegro ma non troppo  (09:34)

Disc 5

  1. The Swan Lake, suite, Op. 20a

    1. 1. Scene  (02:39)
    2. 2. Waltz  (07:06)
    3. 3. Dance of the little Swans  (01:31)
    4. 4. Scene and Second Dance of the Queen of the Swans  (06:32)
    5. 5. Czárdás  (03:37)
    6. 6. Finale  (04:19)
  2. Nutcracker, suite from the ballet, Op. 71a

    1. 1. Miniature Overture  (03:35)
    2. 2. March  (02:39)
    3. 3. Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy  (01:37)
    4. 4. Trepak  (01:08)
    5. 5. Arab Dance  (02:58)
    6. 6. Chinese Dance  (01:16)
    7. 7. Dance of the Reed Pipes  (02:34)
    8. 8. Waltz of the Flowers  (06:01)
  3. The Sleeping Beauty, suite for orchestra, Op. 66a

    1. 1. Introduction and Lilac Fairy  (05:17)
    2. 2. Pas d'action (Adagio)  (06:33)
    3. 3. Pas de caractère: Puss in boots  (02:03)
    4. 4. Panorama  (03:35)
    5. 5. Waltz  (04:11)

Disc 6

  1. Giselle, ballet

    1. Act 1. 1. Introduction  (02:19)
    2. Act 1. 2. Les vendangeurs  (00:56)
    3. Act 1. 3. Entrée du Prince  (01:09)
    4. Act 1. 4. Loys seul et entrée de Giselle - Scène d'amour  (04:34)
    5. Act 1. 5. Retour des Vendangeurs - Valse  (03:38)
    6. Act 1. 6. Pas de deux  (02:14)
    7. Act 1. 7. La Chasse  (01:53)
    8. Act 1. 8. Marche des Vignerons  (02:00)
    9. Act 1. 9. Variation de Giselle  (01:41)
    10. Act 1. 10. Galop général  (01:20)
    11. Act 1. 11. Final  (06:35)
    12. Act 2. 1. Apparition et scène de Myrthe  (11:41)
    13. Act 2. 2. Apparition de Giselle  (01:52)
    14. Act 2. 3. Entrée de Loys - Pas de deux  (05:59)
    15. Act 2. 4. Scène des Wilis  (00:39)
    16. Act 2. 5. Grand pas de deux - Scène d'amour  (04:26)
    17. Act 2. 6. Variation de Loys  (00:32)
    18. Act 2. 7. Variation de Giselle  (03:00)
    19. Act 2. 8. Final  (03:37)

Disc 7

  1. Peer Gynt, incidental music, Op. 23: 1. Morning

    1. 1. Morning  (04:03)
  2. Peer Gynt, incidental music, Op. 23: 2. The Death of Ase

    1. 2. The Death of Ase  (04:48)
  3. Peer Gynt, incidental music, Op. 23: 3. Anitra's Dance

    1. 3. Anitra's Dance  (03:36)
  4. Peer Gynt, incidental music, Op. 23: 4. In the Hall of the Mountain King

    1. 4. In the Hall of the Mountain King  (02:30)
  5. Peer Gynt, incidental music, Op. 23: 5. Ingrid's Lament

    1. 5. Ingrid's Lament  (04:23)
  6. Peer Gynt, incidental music, Op. 23: 6. Solveig's Song

    1. 6. Solveig's Song  (05:45)
  7. The Planets, suite for orchestra & female chorus, Op. 32, H. 125

    1. 1. Mars, the Bringer of War  (07:02)
    2. 2. Venus, the Bringer of Peace  (08:21)
    3. 3. Mercury, the Winged Messenger  (03:58)
    4. 4. Jupiter, the Bringer of Jollity  (07:38)
    5. 5. Saturn, the Bringer of Old Age  (08:33)
    6. 6. Uranus, the Magician  (05:45)
    7. 7. Neptune, The Mystic  (07:35)

Disc 8

  1. Die Fledermaus (The Bat), overture to the operetta (RV 503-1): Overture

    1. Overture  (08:08)
  2. Die Fledermaus (The Bat), operetta (RV 503): Ballet Music

    1. Ballet Music  (07:08)
  3. Annen-Polka, for orchestra, Op. 117 (RV 117)  (04:15)
  4. Delirien Waltz, for orchestra, Op. 212  (08:26)
  5. Der Zigeunerbaron (The Gypsy Baron), overture to the operetta  (08:05)
  6. Auf der Jagd (Off to the Hunt), schnellpolka for orchestra, Op. 373 (RV 373)  (02:18)
  7. Geschichten aus dem Wienerwald (Tales from the Vienna Woods), waltz for orchestra, Op. 325 (RV 325)  (11:52)
  8. Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche (Till Eulenspiegel's Merry Pranks), tone poem for orchestra, Op. 28 (TrV 171)  (15:07)
  9. Salome, opera, Op. 54 (TrV 215): Tanz der sieben Schleier

    1. Tanz der sieben Schleier  (09:25)

Disc 9

  1. Don Juan, tone poem for orchestra, Op. 20 (TrV 156)  (17:13)
  2. Tod und Verklärung (Death and Transfiguration), tone poem for orchestra, Op. 24 (TrV 158)  (24:02)
  3. Also sprach Zarathustra (Thus Spoke Zoroaster), tone poem for orchestra, Op. 30 (TrV 176)

    1. 1. Einleitung  (01:45)
    2. 2. Von den Hinterweltlern  (03:35)
    3. 3. Von der großen Sehnsucht  (01:57)
    4. 4. Von den Freuden- und Leidenschaften  (01:54)
    5. 5. Das Grablied  (02:23)
    6. 6. Von der Wissenschaft  (04:19)
    7. 7. Der Genesende  (05:07)
    8. 8. Das Tanzlied  (07:42)
    9. 9. Nachtwandlerlied  (04:39)

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