Berliner Philharmoniker: Great Recordings | Sony 88875134072

Berliner Philharmoniker: Great Recordings

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Label: Sony

Cat No: 88875134072

Format: CD

Number of Discs: 8

Release Date: 11th September 2015

Contents

Artists

Glenn Gould (piano)
Gerd Seifert (horn)
Daniel Barenboim (piano)
Waltraud Meijer (mezzo-soprano)
Waltraud Meijer (mezzo-soprano)
Jane Eaglen (soprano)
Ben Heppner (tenor)
Bryn Terfel (bass-baritone)
Midori (violin)
Arcadi Volodos (piano)
Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra

Conductors

Herbert von Karajan
Zubin Mehta
Daniel Barenboim
Lorin Maazel
Claudio Abbado
Gunter Wand
Mariss Jansons
Seiji Ozawa

Works

Beethoven, Ludwig van

Piano Concerto no.1 in C major, op.15
Piano Concerto no.3 in C minor, op.37
Symphony no.7 in A major, op.92
Symphony no.9 in D minor, op.125 'Choral'

Bruch, Max

Violin Concerto no.1 in G minor, op.26

Bruckner, Anton

Symphony no.4 in in E flat major 'Romantic'

Mendelssohn, Felix

Violin Concerto in E minor, op.64

Rachmaninov, Sergei

Moments musicaux (6), op.16
» no.2 in E flat minor
Morceaux de Fantasie, op.3
» no.3 Melodie
Oriental Sketch in B flat major
Preludes (10), op.23
» no.10 in G flat major
Preludes (13), op.32
» no.5 in G major
Songs (6), op.38
» no.3 Daisies

Sibelius, Jean

Symphony no.5 in E flat major, op.82

Strauss, Richard

Eine Alpensinfonie (An Alpine Symphony), op.64
Horn Concerto no.1 in E flat major, op.11

Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich

Piano Concerto no.1 in B flat minor, op.23

Volodos, Arcadi

Concert Paraphrase on Rachmaninov's 'Polka italienne'

Wagner, Richard

Der fliegende Hollander (The Flying Dutchman)
» Overture
Gotterdammerung
» Siegfried's Funeral March (Act 3)
Lohengrin
» Prelude to Act 1
Tannhauser
» Bacchanale
» Overture
Tristan und Isolde
» Isolde's Liebestod (Act 3)
» Prelude

Artists

Glenn Gould (piano)
Gerd Seifert (horn)
Daniel Barenboim (piano)
Waltraud Meijer (mezzo-soprano)
Waltraud Meijer (mezzo-soprano)
Jane Eaglen (soprano)
Ben Heppner (tenor)
Bryn Terfel (bass-baritone)
Midori (violin)
Arcadi Volodos (piano)
Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra

Conductors

Herbert von Karajan
Zubin Mehta
Daniel Barenboim
Lorin Maazel
Claudio Abbado
Gunter Wand
Mariss Jansons
Seiji Ozawa

About

The Berlin Philharmonic is consistently ranked as one of the greatest orchestras in the world. As is fitting such an eminent orchestra, they consistently work with the world’s most renowned conductors and soloists, and this collection shows these great musicians coming together in eight classic recordings.

Featuring conductors such as Abbado, Barenboim, Jansons, Karajan and Wand, this box set also brings together a star-studded host of guest soloists, with pianists Glenn Gould and Arcadi Volodos, bass-baritone Bryn Terfel, violinist Midori Gotō, and more. Through these recordings, listeners will be able to explore the best of the Berlin Philharmonic, playing some of the most loved pieces by Beethoven, Tchaikovsky, Richard Strauss and Rachmaninov.

Contents:
CD 1

- Beethoven: Piano Concerto No.3 in C minor, Op.37
- Sibelius: Symphony No.5 in E-flat Major, Op.82
Glenn Gould (piano)
Herbert von Karajan

CD 2
- R Strauss: An Alpine Symphony (Eine Alpensinfonie), Op.64
- R Strauss: Horn Concerto No.1, Op.11
Gerd Seifert (horn)
Zubin Mehta

CD 3
- Beethoven: Piano Concerto No.1, Op.15
- Beethoven: Symphony No.7, Op.92
Daniel Barenboim (piano, conductor)

CD 4
- Wagner: Tannhauser: Overture
- Wagner: Tannhauser: Venusberg-Bacchanale
- Wagner: Der fliegende Hollander: Overture
- Wagner: Lohengrin: Vorspiel-Prelude Act 1
- Wagner: Gotterdammerung: Trauermarsch- Funeral March
- Wagner: Tristan und Isolde: Prelude
- Wagner: Tristan und Isolde: Isoldes Liebstod: Love-Death
Waltraud Meijer (mezzo-soprano)
Lorin Maazel

CD 5
- Beethoven: Symphony No.9 in D minor, Op.125: "The Choral"
Waltraud Meijer (mezzo-soprano), Jane Eaglen (soprano), Ben Heppner (tenor), Bryn Terfel (bass-baritone)
Claudio Abbado

CD 6
- Bruckner: Symphony No.4 in E-flat major (WAB 104)
Günter Wand

CD 7
- Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto in E minor, Op.64
- Bruch: Violin Concerto No.1 in G minor, Op.26
Midori (violin)
Mariss Jansons

CD 8
- Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No.1 in B-flat minor, Op.23
- Rachmaninov: Prelude In G-Flat Major, Op.23 No.10
- Rachmaninov: Moments Musicaux In E-Flat Minor, Op.16 No.2
- Rachmaninov: Daisies, Op.38 No.3
- Rachmaninov: Prelude In G Major, Op.32 No.5
- Rachmaninov: Oriental Sketch
- Rachmaninov: Melodie In E Major, Op.3 No.3
- Rachmaninov/Volodos: Concert Paraphrase On Polka Italienne
Arcadi Volodos (piano)
Seiji Ozawa

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