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CD 1: KARAJAN CONDUCTS MOZART
Eine kleine Nachtmusik (Serenade in G, K525)
Berliner Philharmoniker
Flute & Harp Concerto in C K299 − II. Andantino (extract)
James Galway (flute) • Fritz Helmis (harp)
Berliner Philharmoniker / Herbert von Karajan
‘Sleigh Ride’ German Dance K605 No.3
Berliner Philharmoniker
Clarinet Concerto in A K622 – II. Adagio
Bernard Walton clarinet
Philharmonia Orchestra (Mono)
Horn Concerto No.4 in E flat K495 – III. Rondo (Allegro vivace)
Dennis Brain horn
Philharmonia Orchestra (Mono)
Die Zauberflöte
- Overture
- Der Vogelfänger bin ich ja (Act I)
- Der Hölle Rache (Act II
Erich Kunz baritone • Wilma Lipp soprano
Wiener Philharmoniker (Mono)
Così fan tutte
- Soave sia il vento (Act I)
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf soprano • Nan Merriman mezzo-soprano
Sesto Bruscantini bass
Wiener Philharmoniker (Mono)
Ave verum corpus K618
Singverein der Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde in Wien
Philharmonia Orchestra (Mono)
Symphony No.29 in A K201 − I. Allegro moderato (extract)
Berliner Philharmoniker
Oboe Concerto in B flat K314 − III. Rondo (Allegretto)
Lothar Koch oboe
Berliner Philharmoniker
Symphony No.40 in G minor K550 − I. Molto allegro
Berliner Philharmoniker
CD 2: THE GREAT CONCERTOS
Vivaldi: Le quattro stagioni
Anne-Sophie Mutter violin
Wiener Philharmoniker
Hummel: Trumpet Concerto in E flat (ed. Oubradous) – III: Rondo (Allegro molto)
Maurice André trumpet
Berliner Philharmoniker
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No.1 in C Op.15 - II. Largo (opening)
Alexis Weissenberg (piano)
Berliner Philharmoniker
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No.2 in B flat Op.19 - III. Rondo (Molto allegro)
Alexis Weissenberg (piano)
Berliner Philharmoniker / Herbert von Karajan
Beethoven: Triple Concerto for Piano, Violin & Cello in C Op.56 - II. Largo
Sviatoslav Richter (piano)
David Oistrakh (violin) • Mstislav Rostropovich (cello)
Berliner Philharmoniker / Herbert von Karajan
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No.4 in G Op.58
- II. Andante con moto
- III. Rondo (Vivace) (extract)
Alexis Weissenberg piano
Berliner Philharmoniker
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No.5 in E flat ‘Emperor’ Op.73
- II. Adagio un poco mosso (conclusion)
- III: Rondo (Allegro) (extract)
Alexis Weissenberg piano
Berliner Philharmoniker
Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No.1 in B flat minor Op.23 - I. Allegro non troppo e molto maestoso (opening)
Alexis Weissenberg piano
Orchestre de Paris
Richard Strauss: Don Quixote Op.35 − 2 Theme
Mstislav Rostropovich cello
Berliner Phiolharmoniker
Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No.2 in C minor Op.18 - II. Adagio sostenuto (opening)
Alexis Weissenberg piano
Berliner Philharmoniker
Brahms: Violin Concerto in D Op.77 - III. Allegro giocoso, ma non troppo vivace (cadenza Kreisler)
Gidon Kremer violin
Berliner Philharmoniker
CD 3: THE GREAT SYMPHONIES
Beethoven: Symphony No.5 in C minor Op.67 – I. Allegro con brio
Philharmonia Orchestra (Mono)
Beethoven: Symphony No.6 in F ‘Pastoral’ Op.68 - V. Allegretto (Shepherds’ Hymn after the Storm)
Philharmonia Orchestra (Mono)
Beethoven: Symphony No.7 in A Op.92
- II. Allegretto (opening)
- IV. Allegro con brio
Philharmonia Orchestra (Mono)
Beethoven: Symphony No.8 in F Op.93
- II: Allegretto scherzando
- IV: Allegro vivace (conclusion)
Philharmonia Orchestra / Herbert von Karajan
Beethoven: Symphony No.9 in D minor ‘Choral’ Op.125 - IV. Ode to Joy
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf soprano • Marga Höffgen contralto
Ernst Haefliger tenor • Otto Edelmann bass
Singverein der Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde, Wien
Philharmonia Orchestra (Mono)
Haydn: Symphony No.104 in D ‘London’ −III. Menuetto (Allegro) & Trio 4.25
Berliner Philharmoniker
Schubert: Symphony No.8 in B minor ‘Unfinished’ D759 - I. Allegro moderato (opening)
Berliner Philharmoniker
Dvorak: Symphony No.9 ‘From the New World’ – II. Largo (opening)
Berliner Philharmoniker
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No.5 in E minor Op.64 - III. Valse (Allegro moderato)
Berliner Philharmoniker
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No.6 in B minor Op.74 - I. Adagio − Allegro non troppo (extract)
Philharmonia Orchestra
Sibelius: Symphony No.5 in E flat Op.82 - III. Allegro molto – Largamente assai
Berliner Philharmoniker
CD 4: POPULAR ORCHESTRAL PIECES
Handel: Water Music Suite (arr. Hamilton Harty) – V. Allegro deciso
Berliner Philharmoniker
Johann Strauss II: Unter Donner und Blitz – Polka
Philharmonia Orchestra
Johann Strauss II: An der schönen blauen Donau Walzer, Op.314 (extract)
Berliner Philharmoniker / Herbert von Karajan
Johann Strauss I: Radetzky March
Philharmonia Orchestra
Waldteufel: Skaters’ Waltz
Philharmonia Orchestra
Berlioz: Marche hongroise (La Damnation de Faust)
Berliner Philharmoniker
Chabrier: España
Chabrier: Marche joyeuse
Philharmonia Orchestra
Johann Strauss II: Tritsch-Tratsch – Polka
Berliner Philharmoniker
Smetana: The Moldau (opening)
Berliner Philharmoniker
Sibelius: Valse triste
Berliner Philharmoniker
Sibelius: Karelia Suite, Op.11
- I. Intermezzo
- III. Alla marcia
Berliner Philharmoniker
Bartok: Concerto for Orchestra -- IV Intermezzo interrotto (Allegretto)
Berliner Philharmoniker
Respighi: The Pines of Rome
- I. The Pines of the Villa Borghese
- IV. The Pines of the Via Appia
CD 5: KARAJAN IN THE THEATRE
Rossini: Il barbiere di Siviglia – Overture
Philharmonia Orchestra
Gounod: Faust Ballet Music – Les Nubiennes
Berliner Philharmoniker
Bizet: L’Arlésienne Suite No.2 -- Farandole
Berliner Philharmoniker
Bizet: Carmen
- Prelude to Act I
- Entr’acte to Act II
- Entr’acte to Act III
- Entr’acte to Act IV
Philharmonia Orchestra
Massenet: Thaïs − Meditation
Anne-Sophie Mutter violin
Berliner Philharmoniker
Offenbach: Orphée aux enfers – Overture
Philharmonia Orchestra
Offenbach: Les Contes d’Hoffmann − Barcarolle
Philharmonia Orchestra
Puccini: Manon Lescaut – Intermezzo
Berliner Philharmoniker
Borodin: Prince Igor
- Dance of the Polovtsian Maidens (Act II)
- Polovtsian Dances (Act II) (opening)
Philharmonia Orchestra
Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake
- Scene (Act II)
- Dance of the Little Swans (Act II)
- Hungarian Dance (Czardas) (Act III)
Philharmonia Orchestra
Tchaikovsky: Sleeping Beauty
- Valse (Act I)
- Rose Adagio (Act I)
Philharmonia Orchestra
Weinberger: Schwanda the Bagpiper − Polka
Philharmonia Orchestra
Wagner: Lohengrin – Prelude to Act III
Berliner Philharmoniker
CD 6: VOCAL MUSIC
Verdi: Otello
- Una vela! Una vela!...Esultate! (Act I)
- Ave Maria (Act IV)
Mirella Freni soprano
Jon Vickers, Aldo Bottion & Michel Sénéchal tenors
Peter Glossop baritone • Mario Machi bass
Chor der Deutschen Oper Berlin • Berliner Philharmoniker
Verdi: Don Carlo
- Dio, che nell’alma infondere (Act I)
- Nei giardin del bello (Act II)
José Carreras tenor • Piero Cappuccilli baritone • José Van Dam bass
Agnes Baltsa mezzo-soprano • Edita Gruberova soprano
Chor der Deutschen Oper Berlin • Berliner Philharmoniker
Verdi: Il trovatore
- Vedi le fosche notturne spoglie (Anvil Chorus) (Act II, Scene 1)
Chor der Deutsche Oper Berlin • Berliner Philharmoniker
Brahms: Ein deutsches Requiem - IV. Wie lieblich sind deine Wohnungen
Wiener Singverein • Berliner Philharmoniker
Richard Strauss: Der Rosenkavalier - Kavalier (Act II, Finale)
Kerstin Meyer mezzo-soprano • Otto Edelmann bass
Philharmonia Orchestra
Humperdinck: Hansel und Gretel - Brüderchen, komm tanz mit mir (Act I)
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf & Elisabeth Grümmer sopranos
Philharmonia Orchestra (Mono)
Beethoven: Fidelio
- Mir ist so wunderbar (Act I)
- Wer ein holdes Weib errungen (Act II Finale)
Helga Dernesch & Helen Donath sopranos
Jon Vickers & Horst R. Laubenthal tenors
José van Dam & Karl Ridderbusch basses
Chor der Deutschen Oper Berlin • Berliner Philharmoniker
Beethoven: Missa Solemnis - Gloria in excelsis Deo − Gratias agimus tibi
Gundula Janowitz soprano • Agnes Baltsa mezzo-soprano
Peter Schreier tenor • José Van Dam bass
Singverein der Gesellshaft der Musikfreunde, Wien
Berliner Philharmoniker
Bach: Mass in B minor
- Crucifixus
- Et resurrexit
Singverein & Orchester der Gesellshaft der Musikfreunde, Wien (Mono)
Donizetti: Lucia di Lammermoor - d’amaro pianto (Act III)
Maria Callas soprano
RIAS Sinfonie-Orchester Berlin (Mono)
Recorded live at the Städtische Oper, Berlin
Verdi: Aida
- Gloria all’Egitto (Act II Scene 2)
- Triumphal March (Act II Scene 2)
- Ballet Music (Act II Scene 2)
- Vieni, o guerriero vindice (Act II Scene 2)
Chor der Wiener Staatsoper / Wiener Philharmoniker

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