Herbert von Karajan: The Complete Decca Recordings | Decca 4834903

Herbert von Karajan: The Complete Decca Recordings

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Label: Decca

Cat No: 4834903

Format: CD

Number of Discs: 33

Expected Release Date: 21st February 2020

Contents

Works

Adam, Adolphe

Giselle (excerpts)
O Holy Night

Anonymous

Angels We Have Heard on High

Bach, Johann Sebastian

Canonic Variations on 'Vom Himmel hoch', BWV769

Beethoven, Ludwig van

Symphony no.7 in A major, op.92

Bizet, Georges

Carmen

Brahms, Johannes

Symphony no.1 in C minor, op.68
Symphony no.3 in F major, op.90
Tragic Overture, op.81

Dvorak, Antonin

Symphony no.8 in G major, op.88 B163

Gounod, Charles

Ave Maria (after J S Bach)

Grieg, Edvard

Peer Gynt: Suite no.1, op.46
Peer Gynt: Suite no.2, op.55
» no.1 Ingrid's lament
» no.4 Solveig's song

Gruber, Franz Xaver

Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht (Silent Night)

Haydn, Franz Joseph

Symphony no.103 in E flat major, Hob.I:103 'Drumroll'
Symphony no.104 in D major, Hob.I:104 'London'

Holst, Gustav

The Planets, op.32

Hopkins, John

We three Kings of Orient are

Mendelssohn, Felix

Hark! The herald angels sing

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Exsultate, jubilate, K165
» III Alleluia
Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro), K492
Symphony no.40 in G minor, K550
Symphony no.41 in C major, K551 'Jupiter'

Mussorgsky, Modest

Boris Godunov

Puccini, Giacomo

La Boheme
Madama Butterfly
Tosca

Schubert, Franz

Ave Maria, D839 (Ellens Gesang III, op.52 no.6)

Strauss II, Johann

Annen-Polka, op.117
Auf der Jagd (At the Hunt), op.373
Der Zigeunerbaron (The Gypsy Baron)
» Overture
Die Fledermaus
Geschichten aus dem Wienerwald (Tales from the Vienna Woods), op.325

Strauss, Josef

Delirien Waltz, op.212

Strauss, Richard

Also sprach Zarathustra, op.30
Don Juan, op.20
Salome, op.54
» Dance of the Seven Veils
Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche, op.28
Tod und Verklarung, op.24

Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich

Romeo and Juliet: Fantasy Overture in F major, op.64
Swan Lake: Suite, op.20a
The Nutcracker: Suite, op.71a
The Sleeping Beauty: Suite, op.66a

Traditional

God rest ye merry, gentlemen
O Tannenbaum
Sweet Li'l Jesus

Verdi, Giuseppe

Aida
Otello

Willis, Richard Storrs

It came upon the midnight clear

Artists

Ettore Bastianini
Jules Bastin
Jean-Christophe Benoit
Jane Berbie
Teresa Berganza
Carlo Bergonzi
Walter Berry
Jussi Bjorling
Athos Cesarini
Franco Corelli
Fernando Corena
Ileana Cotrubas
Jose van Dam
Bernard Demigny
Anton Diakov
Nadejda Dobrianova
Kurt Equiluz
Mirella Freni
Hilde Gueden
Nicolai Ghiaurov
Elizabeth Harwood
Zoltan Kelemen
Robert Kerns
Peter Klein
Tom Krause
Erich Kunz
Monique Linval
Christa Ludwig
Cornell MacNeil
Genevieve Macaux
Gianni Maffeo
Aleksei Maslennikov
Josef Meinrad
Robert Merrill
Olivera Miljakovic
Arnold Van Mill
Mario del Monaco
Birgit Nilsson
Elfriede Ott
Piero De Palma
Rolando Panerai
Luciano Pavarotti
Janet Perry
Gernot Pietsch
Leontyne Price
Aldo Protti
Eugenia Ratti
Nello Romanato
Ana Raquel Satra
Frank Schooten
Michel Senechal
Giulietta Simionato
Ludovic Spiess
Frederica von Stade
Giuseppe di Stefano
Gerhard Stolze
Rita Streich
Joan Sutherland
Giuseppe Taddei
Martti Talvela
Renata Tebaldi
Anna Tomowa-Sintow
Galina Vishnevskaya
Eberhard Waechter
Ljuba Welitsch
Giuseppe Zampieri
Heinz Zednik
Singverein der Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde
Wiener Staatsopernchor
Berliner Philarmoniker
Wiener Philharmoniker

Conductor

Herbert von Karajan

Works

Adam, Adolphe

Giselle (excerpts)
O Holy Night

Anonymous

Angels We Have Heard on High

Bach, Johann Sebastian

Canonic Variations on 'Vom Himmel hoch', BWV769

Beethoven, Ludwig van

Symphony no.7 in A major, op.92

Bizet, Georges

Carmen

Brahms, Johannes

Symphony no.1 in C minor, op.68
Symphony no.3 in F major, op.90
Tragic Overture, op.81

Dvorak, Antonin

Symphony no.8 in G major, op.88 B163

Gounod, Charles

Ave Maria (after J S Bach)

Grieg, Edvard

Peer Gynt: Suite no.1, op.46
Peer Gynt: Suite no.2, op.55
» no.1 Ingrid's lament
» no.4 Solveig's song

Gruber, Franz Xaver

Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht (Silent Night)

Haydn, Franz Joseph

Symphony no.103 in E flat major, Hob.I:103 'Drumroll'
Symphony no.104 in D major, Hob.I:104 'London'

Holst, Gustav

The Planets, op.32

Hopkins, John

We three Kings of Orient are

Mendelssohn, Felix

Hark! The herald angels sing

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Exsultate, jubilate, K165
» III Alleluia
Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro), K492
Symphony no.40 in G minor, K550
Symphony no.41 in C major, K551 'Jupiter'

Mussorgsky, Modest

Boris Godunov

Puccini, Giacomo

La Boheme
Madama Butterfly
Tosca

Schubert, Franz

Ave Maria, D839 (Ellens Gesang III, op.52 no.6)

Strauss II, Johann

Annen-Polka, op.117
Auf der Jagd (At the Hunt), op.373
Der Zigeunerbaron (The Gypsy Baron)
» Overture
Die Fledermaus
Geschichten aus dem Wienerwald (Tales from the Vienna Woods), op.325

Strauss, Josef

Delirien Waltz, op.212

Strauss, Richard

Also sprach Zarathustra, op.30
Don Juan, op.20
Salome, op.54
» Dance of the Seven Veils
Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche, op.28
Tod und Verklarung, op.24

Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich

Romeo and Juliet: Fantasy Overture in F major, op.64
Swan Lake: Suite, op.20a
The Nutcracker: Suite, op.71a
The Sleeping Beauty: Suite, op.66a

Traditional

God rest ye merry, gentlemen
O Tannenbaum
Sweet Li'l Jesus

Verdi, Giuseppe

Aida
Otello

Willis, Richard Storrs

It came upon the midnight clear

Artists

Ettore Bastianini
Jules Bastin
Jean-Christophe Benoit
Jane Berbie
Teresa Berganza
Carlo Bergonzi
Walter Berry
Jussi Bjorling
Athos Cesarini
Franco Corelli
Fernando Corena
Ileana Cotrubas
Jose van Dam
Bernard Demigny
Anton Diakov
Nadejda Dobrianova
Kurt Equiluz
Mirella Freni
Hilde Gueden
Nicolai Ghiaurov
Elizabeth Harwood
Zoltan Kelemen
Robert Kerns
Peter Klein
Tom Krause
Erich Kunz
Monique Linval
Christa Ludwig
Cornell MacNeil
Genevieve Macaux
Gianni Maffeo
Aleksei Maslennikov
Josef Meinrad
Robert Merrill
Olivera Miljakovic
Arnold Van Mill
Mario del Monaco
Birgit Nilsson
Elfriede Ott
Piero De Palma
Rolando Panerai
Luciano Pavarotti
Janet Perry
Gernot Pietsch
Leontyne Price
Aldo Protti
Eugenia Ratti
Nello Romanato
Ana Raquel Satra
Frank Schooten
Michel Senechal
Giulietta Simionato
Ludovic Spiess
Frederica von Stade
Giuseppe di Stefano
Gerhard Stolze
Rita Streich
Joan Sutherland
Giuseppe Taddei
Martti Talvela
Renata Tebaldi
Anna Tomowa-Sintow
Galina Vishnevskaya
Eberhard Waechter
Ljuba Welitsch
Giuseppe Zampieri
Heinz Zednik
Singverein der Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde
Wiener Staatsopernchor
Berliner Philarmoniker
Wiener Philharmoniker

Conductor

Herbert von Karajan

About

Decca brings together, for the first time in one concise edition, the complete recordings of Herbert von Karajan for the label, including ten complete operas with the Decca RCA recordings of Tosca and Carmen, landmark recordings of Holst’s The Planets and the Tchaikovsky ballet suites, plus a highlights disc of Adam’s Giselle.

Artists include Leontyne Price, Luciano Pavarotti, Mario del Monaco, Renata Tebaldi, Giuseppe di Stefano, and Carlo Bergonzi.

2-piece box containing 33 CDs in original jackets and spined wallets, plus booklet with extensive new essay by Karajan biographer, Richard Osborne.

Opera casts:

Verdi - Aida
- Aida: Renata Tebaldi
- Radamès: Carlo Bergonzi
- Amneris: Giulietta Simionato
- Amonasro: Cornell MacNeil
- Ramfis: Arnold Van Mill
- Il Re di Egitto: Fernando Corena
- Una Sacerdotessa: Eugenia Ratti
- Un Messaggero: Piero De Palma

J Strauss II - Die Fledermaus
- Rosalinde: Hilde Güden
- Eisenstein: Eberhard Wächter
- Alfred: Giuseppe Zampieri
- Adele: Rita Streich
- Orlofsky: Gerhard Stolze
- Blind: Peter Klein
- Falke: Walter Berry
- Frank: Erich Kunz
- Frosch: Josef Meinrad
- Ida: Elfriede Ott
Guest artists (in order of appearance):
- Renata Tebaldi
- Fernando Corena
- Birgit Nilsson
- Mario del Monaco
- Teresa Berganza
- Joan Sutherland
- Jussi Björling
- Leontyne Price
- Giulietta Simionato
- Ettore Bastianini
- Ljuba Welitsch

Verdi - Otello
- Otello: Mario del Monaco
- Iago: Aldo Protti
- Desdemona: Renata Tebaldi
- Cassio: Nello Romanato
- Rodrigo: Athos Cesarini
- Lodovico; Fernando Corena
- Montano: Tom Krause
- Emilia; Ana Raquel Satra

Puccini - Tosca
- Tosca: Leontyne Price
- Cavaradossi: Giuseppe di Stefano
- Scarpia: Giuseppe Taddei
- Il Sagristano: Fernando Corena

Bizet - Carmen
- Carmen: Leontyne Price
- Don José: Franco Corelli
- Micaëla: Mirella Freni
- Escamillo: Robert Merrill
- Frasquita: Monique Linval
- Mercédès: Geneviève Macaux
- Le Dancaïre: Jean-Christophe Benoit
- Le Remendado: Maurice Besançon
- Moralès: Bernard Demigny
- Zuninga: Frank Schooten

Mussorgsky - Boris Godunov
- Boris: Nicolai Ghiaurov
- Fyodor: Olivera Miljakovic
- Shuisky/Simpleton: Aleksei Maslennikov
- Pimen: Martti Talvela
- Grigory/False Dmitry: Ludovic Spiess
- Varlaam: Anton Diakov
- Xenia: Nadejda Dobrianova
- Marina: Galina Vishnevskaya

Puccini - La Bohème
- Mimi: Mirella Freni
- Rodolfo: Luciano Pavarotti
- Colline: Nicolai Ghiaurov
- Musetta: Elizabeth Harwood
- Marcello: Rolando Panerai
- Schaunard: Gianni Maffeo
- Alcindoro/Benoit: Michel Sénéchal
- Parpignol: Gernot Pietsch

Puccini - Madama Butterfly
- Butterfly: Mirella Freni
- Pinkerton: Luciano Pavarotti
- Suzuki: Christa Ludwig
- Sharpless: Robert Kerns

Mozart - Le nozze di Figaro, K492
- Susanna: Ileana Cotrubas
- Figaro: José van Dam
- Il Conte: Tom Krause
- La Contessa: Anna Tomowa-Sintow
- Cherubino: Frederica von Stade
- Marcellina: Jane Berbié
- Bartolo: Jules Bastin
- Basilio: Heinz Zednik
- Curzio: Kurt Equiluz
- Antonio: Zoltán Kelemen
- Barbarina: Janet Perry

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