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100 Best Karajan

100th Anniversary Collection

Herbert von Karajan

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Contents

Mozart: Serenade No. 13 in G major, K525 'Eine kleine Nachtmusik'

Work length17:24
  • Berliner Philharmoniker
  • Herbert von Karajan
  • Recorded: 1959-12-31
  • Recording Venue: 30 & 31 December 1959 / Grunewaldkirche, Berlin

I. Allegro

Track length5:43

II. Romanze (Andante)

Track length5:55

III. Menuetto (Allegretto)

Track length2:23

IV. Rondo (Allegro)

Track length3:23

Mozart: II. Andantino from Flute and Harp Concerto in C K299 / 297c (extract)

Work length4:00
  • James Galway (flute), Fritz Helmis (harp)
  • Berliner Philharmoniker
  • Herbert von Karajan
  • Recorded: 1974-08-24
  • Recording Venue: 17-24 August 1971, The French Church, St Moritz, Switzerland

Mozart: German Dance, K605 No. 3 'Die Schlittenfahrt'

Work length2:48
  • Berliner Philharmoniker
  • Herbert von Karajan
  • Recorded: 1960-11-11
  • Recording Venue: 9 & 11 November 1960 / Grunewaldkirche, Berlin

Mozart: Clarinet Concerto in A, K.622 (1989 - Remaster): II. Adagio

Work length8:11
  • Bernard Walton (clarinet)
  • Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Herbert von Karajan
  • Recorded: 1955-07-10
  • Recording Venue: 9 & 10 July 1955 / No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Mozart: Horn Concerto No. 4 in E Flat Major, K.495 (1997 - Remaster): III. Rondo (Allegro vivace)

Work length3:40
  • Dennis Brain (french horn), Dennis Brain (horn)
  • Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Herbert von Karajan
  • Recorded: 1953-11-13
  • Recording Venue: 12/13 November 1953, Kingsway Hall, London London

Mozart: Die Zauberflöte (1999 - Remaster), Act I

Work length9:41
  • Erich Kunz (baritone)
  • Wiener Philharmoniker
  • Herbert von Karajan
  • Recorded: 1950-11-30
  • Recording Venue: November 1950, Vienna

Overture

Track length7:04

Der Vogelfänger bin ich ja (Papageno)

Track length2:37

Mozart: Die Zauberflöte (1999 - Remaster), Act II: Der Hölle Rache kocht in meinem Herzen (Königin)

Work length2:46
  • Wilma Lipp (soprano)
  • Wiener Philharmoniker
  • Herbert von Karajan
  • Recorded: 1950-11-30
  • Recording Venue: November 1950, Vienna

Mozart: Così fan tutte, K.588 (1999 - Remaster), Act I, Scene 2: Terzettino: Soave sia il vento (Fiordiligi / Dorabella / Don Alfonso)

Work length3:20
  • Nan Merriman (contralto), Sesto Bruscantini (baritone), Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (soprano)
  • Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Herbert von Karajan
  • Recorded: 1954-07-21
  • Recording Venue: July 1954, London: 13, Kingsway Hall, 14-16 & 19-21, No. 1 Studio, and 14, 17 & 19, No. 3 Studio, Abbey Road

Mozart: Ave verum corpus, K618

Work length4:00
  • Singverein Der Gesellschaft Der Musikfreunde Wien (lead vocals)
  • Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Herbert von Karajan
  • Recorded: 1955-07-28
  • Recording Venue: 28 July 1955, Grosser Saal, Musikverein, Vienna

Mozart: Symphony No.29 in A Major, K.201 (1996 - Remaster): Allegro moderato - excerpt

Work length5:18
  • Berliner Philharmoniker
  • Herbert von Karajan
  • Recorded: 1960-03-01
  • Recording Venue: 29 February & 1 March 1960, Grunewaldkirche, Berlin

Mozart: Oboe Concerto in C Major, K. 314: III. Rondo (Allegretto)

Work length5:33
  • Lothar Koch (oboe)
  • Berliner Philharmoniker
  • Herbert von Karajan
  • Recorded: 1971-08-23
  • Recording Venue: 17-23 August 1971, The French Church, St Moritz, Switzerland

Mozart: Symphony No. 40 in G minor, K550 - Molto Allegro

Work length7:42
  • Berliner Philharmoniker
  • Herbert von Karajan
  • Recorded: 1970-09-25
  • Recording Venue: 21-25 September 1970/Jesus Christuskirche, Berlin

Vivaldi: Le quattro stagioni (The Four Seasons), Concerto No. 1 in E Major, RV 269, 'La primavera': I. Allegro

Work length3:18
  • Anne-Sophie Mutter/Alexis Weissenberg, Herbert von Karajan (solo harpsichord), Anne-Sophie Mutter (violin)
  • Wiener Philharmoniker
  • Herbert von Karajan
  • Recorded: 1984-06-19
  • Recording Venue: 18 & 19 June 1984 / Zeremoniensaal, Hofburg, Vienna

Vivaldi: The Four Seasons, Concerto No. 2 in G Minor (L'estate / Summer) RV315 (Op. 8 No. 2): III. Presto

Work length2:48
  • Anne-Sophie Mutter/Alexis Weissenberg, Anne-Sophie Mutter (violin)
  • Wiener Philharmoniker
  • Herbert von Karajan
  • Recorded: 1984-06-19
  • Recording Venue: 18 & 19 June 1984 / Zeremoniensaal, Hofburg, Vienna

Vivaldi: The Four Seasons, Concerto No. 3 in F, RV 293 (Op.8 No. 3) 'L'autunno': III. Allegro

Work length3:24
  • Anne-Sophie Mutter/Alexis Weissenberg, Herbert von Karajan (harpsichord), Anne-Sophie Mutter (violin)
  • Wiener Philharmoniker
  • Recorded: 1984-06-19
  • Recording Venue: 18 & 19 June 1984 / Zeremoniensaal, Hofburg, Vienna

 Excerpt, Vivaldi: The Four Seasons: Winter, RV297

Work length5:18
  • Anne-Sophie Mutter/Alexis Weissenberg, Herbert von Karajan (harpsichord), Anne-Sophie Mutter (violin)
  • Wiener Philharmoniker
  • Herbert von Karajan
  • Recorded: 1984-06-19
  • Recording Venue: 18 & 19 June 1984 / Zeremoniensaal, Hofburg, Vienna

II. Largo

Track length2:02

III. Allegro

Track length3:16

Hummel, J: Trumpet Concerto in E (or E flat) major: 3rd movement

Work length3:38
  • Maurice André (trumpet)
  • Berliner Philharmoniker
  • Herbert von Karajan
  • Recorded: 1974-05-29
  • Recording Venue: 28 & 29 May 1974, Philharmonie, Berlin

Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 1 in C, Op.15 (1996 - Remaster): II. Largo

Work length4:36
  • Alexis Weissenberg (piano)
  • Berliner Philharmoniker
  • Herbert von Karajan
  • Recorded: 1977-09-28
  • Recording Venue: 27-28 September 1977 / Philharmonie, Berlin

Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 2 in B flat major, Op. 19: Rondo - Molto allegro

Work length5:55
  • Alexis Weissenberg (piano)
  • Berliner Philharmoniker
  • Herbert von Karajan
  • Recorded: 1977-09-28
  • Recording Venue: 27-28 September 1977 / Philharmonie, Berlin

Beethoven: Triple Concerto for Piano, Violin, and Cello in C major, Op. 56 - Largo

Work length5:34
  • Sviatoslav Richter (piano), Mstislav Rostropovich (cello), David Oistrakh (violin)
  • Berliner Philharmoniker
  • Herbert von Karajan
  • Recorded: 1969-09-17
  • Recording Venue: 15th - 17th September 1969, Jesus Christus Kirche, Berlin

 Excerpt, Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 4 in G major, Op. 58

Work length15:01
  • Alexis Weissenberg (piano)
  • Berliner Philharmoniker
  • Herbert von Karajan
  • Recorded: 1974-09-06
  • Recording Venue: 4-6 September 1974. Philharmonie, Berlin

II. Andante con moto

Track length5:07

III. Rondo (Vivace)

Track length9:54

 Excerpt, Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5 in E flat major, Op. 73 'Emperor'

Work length9:01
  • Alexis Weissenberg (piano)
  • Berliner Philharmoniker
  • Herbert von Karajan
  • Recorded: 1974-05-27
  • Recording Venue: 26 & 27 May 1974. Philharmonie, Berlin.

II. Adagio un poco mosso

Track length4:28

III. Rondo (Allegro)

Track length4:33

Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 1 in B flat minor Op. 23 : Allegro non troppo e molto maestoso - Allergo con spirito

Work length23:18
  • Alexis Weissenberg (piano)
  • Orchestre de Paris
  • Herbert von Karajan
  • Recorded: 1970-02-11
  • Recording Venue: 9-11th February 1970, Salle Wagram, Paris.

Strauss, R: Don Quixote, Op. 35

Work length2:23
  • Mstislav Rostropovich/Ulrich Koch/Berliner Philharmoniker/Herbert von Karajan, Mstislav Rostropovich (cello)
  • Berliner Philharmoniker
  • Herbert von Karajan
  • Recorded: 1975-01-03
  • Recording Venue: 3-8 January 1975: Philharmonie, Berlin

Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No. 2 in C Minor, Op.18 (2004 - Remaster): II. Adagio sostenuto

Work length14:30
  • Alexis Weissenberg (piano)
  • Berliner Philharmoniker
  • Herbert von Karajan
  • Recorded: 1972-09-27
  • Recording Venue: 21-27th September 1972, Jesus Christus Kirche, Berlin-Dahlem.

Brahms: Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 77: III. Allegro giocoso

Work length8:35
  • Gidon Kremer (violin)
  • Berliner Philharmoniker
  • Herbert von Karajan
  • Recorded: 1976-03-06
  • Recording Venue: 6-7 March 1976: Philharmonie, Berlin.

Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67: 1. Allegro con brio

Work length7:21
  • Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Herbert von Karajan
  • Recorded: 1954-11-10
  • Recording Venue: 9 & 10 Nov 1954, Kingsway Hall, London

Beethoven: Symphony No. 6 in F major, Op. 68 ‘Pastoral' - V. Allegretto

Work length9:25
  • Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Herbert von Karajan
  • Recorded: 1953-07-10
  • Recording Venue: 9 & 10 July 1953, Kingsway Hall, London

 Excerpt, Beethoven: Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op. 92

Work length16:12
  • Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Herbert von Karajan
  • Recorded: 1951-11-30
  • Recording Venue: 28-30 November 1951, Kingsway Hall, London

II. Allegretto

Track length9:08

IV. Allegro con brio

Track length7:04

 Excerpt, Beethoven: Symphony No. 8 in F major, Op. 93

Work length11:34
  • Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Herbert von Karajan
  • Recorded: 1955-05-20
  • Recording Venue: 20 May 1955, Kingsway Hall, London

II. Allegretto scherzando

Track length3:55

IV. Allegro vivace

Track length7:39

Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 in D Minor, Op.125 'Choral' (2008 - Remaster): IV. Presto - Allegro ma non troppo - Allegro assai - Allegro assai vivace - Alla marcia - Andante maestoso - Allegro energico, sempre ben marcato - Allegro ma non tanto - Poco ad

Work length24:10
  • Ernst Haefliger (vocals), Marga Höffgen (vocals), Otto Edelmann (bass), Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (soprano), Marga Hoeffgen (contralto)
  • Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Herbert von Karajan
  • Recorded: 1955-07-29
  • Recording Venue: 24 - 29 Jul 1955, Musikvereinssaal, Vienna

Haydn: Symphony No. 104 in D 'London' (1996 - Remaster): III. Menuet

Work length4:29
  • Berliner Philharmoniker
  • Herbert von Karajan
  • Recorded: 1975-01-04
  • Recording Venue: 4 January 1975. Philharmonie, Berlin

Schubert: Symphony No.8 'Unfinished' (1996 Digital Remaster): I Allegro moderato (opening)

Work length4:10
  • Berliner Philharmoniker
  • Herbert von Karajan
  • Recorded: 1975-01-08
  • Recording Venue: 8 January 1975: Philharmonie, Berlin

Dvořák: Symphony No. 9 in E minor, Op. 95 'From the New World' - Largo

Work length4:36
  • Berliner Philharmoniker
  • Herbert von Karajan
  • Recorded: 1977-01-03
  • Recording Venue: 2nd - 3rd January 1977, Philharmonie, Berlin

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5 in E Minor, Op.64: III. Valse: Allegro moderato

Work length6:19
  • Berliner Philharmoniker
  • Herbert von Karajan
  • Recorded: 1971-09-21
  • Recording Venue: 16-21 September 1971/Berlin

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6 in B Minor, Op.74 'Pathétique' (2006 - Remaster): I. Adagio - Allegro con troppo

Work length19:15
  • Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Herbert von Karajan
  • Recorded: 1955-05-27
  • Recording Venue: 17,21&27 May, 1955; 18 June, 1956, Kingsway Hall, London

Sibelius: Symphony No. 5 in E Flat Major, Op.82 (2001 - Remaster): III. Allegro molto - Un pochettino largamente

Work length9:12
  • Berliner Philharmoniker
  • Herbert von Karajan
  • Recorded: 1976-12-28
  • Recording Venue: 27 & 28 December 1976 / Philharmonie, Berlin

Handel: Water Music - Suite (arr. Harty): VI. Allegro decisio

Work length3:36
  • Berliner Philharmoniker
  • Herbert von Karajan
  • Recorded: 1959-12-31
  • Recording Venue: 30 & 31 December 1959 / Grunewaldkirche, Berlin

Strauss, J, II: Unter Donner und Blitz, Op. 324

Work length3:15
  • Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Herbert von Karajan
  • Recorded: 1960-09-24
  • Recording Venue: 24 September 1960. Kingsway Hall, London

Strauss, J, II: Strauss, Johann II: An die schönen, blauen Donau, Op. 314 (Excerpt)

Work length3:49
  • Berliner Philharmoniker
  • Herbert von Karajan
  • Recorded: 1975-12-08
  • Recording Venue: 4 Jan & 8 Dec 1975 , Philharmonie, Berlin

Strauss, J, I: Radetzky March, Op. 228

Work length2:59
  • Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Herbert von Karajan
  • Recorded: 1960-09-24
  • Recording Venue: 24 September 1960. Kingsway Hall, London

Waldteufel: Les Patineurs - Valse, Op. 183

Work length7:38
  • Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Herbert von Karajan
  • Recorded: 1960-09-23
  • Recording Venue: 21 & 23 September 1960 / Kingsway Hall, London

Berlioz: Rákóczi March (from La Damnation de Faust, Op. 24)

Work length4:18
  • Berliner Philharmoniker
  • Herbert von Karajan
  • Recorded: 1979-01-03
  • Recording Venue: 29-31 December 1978 & 3 January 1979. Philharmonie, Berlin

Chabrier: España

Work length5:59
  • Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Herbert von Karajan
  • Recorded: 1960-09-24
  • Recording Venue: 24 September 1960. Kingsway Hall, London

Chabrier: Joyeuse Marche

Work length4:09
  • Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Herbert von Karajan
  • Recorded: 1960-09-23
  • Recording Venue: 23 September 1960. Kingsway Hall, London

Strauss, J, II: Tritsch-Tratsch Polka, Op. 214

Work length2:40
  • Berliner Philharmoniker
  • Herbert von Karajan
  • Recorded: 1975-12-08
  • Recording Venue: 4 January & 8 December 1975. Philharmonie Berlin, Germany

Smetana: Vltava (from Má Vlast)

Work length5:29
  • Berliner Philharmoniker
  • Herbert von Karajan
  • Recorded: 1977-01-03
  • Recording Venue: 2 & 3 January 1977. Philharmonie Berlin

Sibelius: Valse Triste, Op. 44 No. 1

Work length6:05
  • Berliner Philharmoniker
  • Herbert von Karajan
  • Recorded: 1980-11-30
  • Recording Venue: November 1980, Philharmonie, Berlin

 Excerpt, Sibelius: Karelia Suite, Op. 11

Work length9:01
  • Berliner Philharmoniker
  • Herbert von Karajan
  • Recorded: 1981-01-02
  • Recording Venue: 2 January 1981. Philharmonie, Berlin.

I. Intermezzo

Track length4:03

III. Alla marcia

Track length4:58

Bartók: Concerto for Orchestra, Sz.116 (1989 - Remaster): I. Introduzione (Andante non troppo - Allegro vivace)

Work length4:26
  • Berliner Philharmoniker
  • Herbert von Karajan
  • Recorded: 1974-05-30
  • Recording Venue: 30 May 1974, Philharmonie, Berlin

 Excerpt, Respighi: Pines of Rome

Work length9:01
  • Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Herbert von Karajan
  • Recorded: 1958-01-13
  • Recording Venue: 10 & 13 January 1958 / Kingsway Hall, London

I. I pini di Villa Borghese

Track length2:51

IV. I pini di Via Appia

Track length6:10

Rossini: Il barbiere di Siviglia Overture

Work length7:20
  • Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Herbert von Karajan
  • Recorded: 1960-03-30
  • Recording Venue: 29 & 30 March 1960 / Kingsway Hall, London

Gounod: Faust: Ballet Music (1990 - Remaster): Les Nubiennes

Work length2:36
  • Berliner Philharmoniker
  • Herbert von Karajan
  • Recorded: 1979-01-03
  • Recording Venue: 29 & 31 Dec 1978/3 Jan 1979 : Philharmonie Berlin

Bizet: L'Arlésienne (1989 - Remaster): Farandole

Work length3:25
  • Berliner Philharmoniker
  • Herbert von Karajan
  • Recorded: 1979-01-03
  • Recording Venue: 29, 31 December 1978, 3 January 1979, Philharmonie, Berlin

Bizet: Carmen - Suite (1990 - Remaster)

Work length9:16
  • Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Herbert von Karajan
  • Recorded: 1958-01-16
  • Recording Venue: 16 January 1958 / Kingsway Hall, London

I. Entr'acte (Act IV)

Track length2:18

II. Entr'acte (Act III)

Track length1:36

III. Entr'acte (Act II)

Track length2:59

IV. Prelude (Act I)

Track length2:23

Massenet: Meditation (from Thaïs)

Work length6:47
  • Anne-Sophie Mutter/Alexis Weissenberg, Anne-Sophie Mutter (violin)
  • Berliner Philharmoniker
  • Herbert von Karajan
  • Recorded: 1981-01-03
  • Recording Venue: 16 & 17 Nov 1980 and 1-3 Jan 1981, Philharmonie, Berlin

Offenbach: Orphée aux enfers, 'Orpheus in the Underworld' (2005 - Remaster): Overture

Work length9:38
  • Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Herbert von Karajan
  • Recorded: 1960-09-23
  • Recording Venue: 23 September 1960. Kingsway Hall, London

Offenbach: Les contes d'Hoffmann (1988 - Remaster): Barcarolle (orchestral version)

Work length4:09
  • Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Herbert von Karajan
  • Recorded: 1958-01-09
  • Recording Venue: 9 January 1958 / Kingsway Hall, London

Puccini: Manon Lescaut - Intermezzo

Work length5:27
  • Berliner Philharmoniker
  • Herbert von Karajan
  • Recorded: 1981-01-03
  • Recording Venue: 16 & 17 Nov 1980 and 1-3 Jan 1981, Philharmonie, Berlin

Borodin: Prince Igor: Polovtsian Dances

Work length14:00
  • Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Herbert von Karajan
  • Recorded: 1960-09-22
  • Recording Venue: 22 September 1960. Kingsway Hall, London.

No.8

Track length2:29

No.17

Track length11:31

Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake - Ballet Suite, Op.20 (2007 - Remaster)

Work length7:51
  • Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Herbert von Karajan
  • Recorded: 1959-01-02
  • Recording Venue: 1 & 2 January 1959 / Kingsway Hall, London

Scene (Swan Theme)

Track length2:43

Dance of the little swans

Track length1:37

Hungarian Dance - Czardas

Track length3:31

Tchaikovsky: The Sleeping Beauty, Op.66 - Extracts (2007 - Remaster)

Work length10:31
  • Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Herbert von Karajan
  • Recorded: 1959-01-01
  • Recording Venue: Jan 1959, Kingsway Hall, London

No.6 Valse (Act I)

Track length4:20

No.8 Pas d'action ('Rose' Adagio) (Act I)

Track length6:11

Weinberger, J: Schwanda the Bagpiper (2005 - Remaster): Polka

Work length2:26
  • Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Herbert von Karajan
  • Recorded: 1960-09-23
  • Recording Venue: 23 September 1960. Kingsway Hall, London

Wagner: Lohengrin: Prelude to Act 3

Work length3:16
  • Berliner Philharmoniker
  • Herbert von Karajan
  • Recorded: 1974-10-19
  • Recording Venue: 22 September and 1, 15-19 October 1974: Berlin

Verdi: Otello (1988 - Remaster): Una vela! Una vela!...Esultate! (Act I)

Work length6:29
  • Jon Vickers (vocals), Chor Der Deutschen Oper Berlin (lead vocals), Stefania Malagu (mezzo-soprano), Peter Glossop (bass-baritone), Mirella Freni (soprano), Chöre der Deutschen Oper Berlin (performed by), Aldo Bottion (tenor), Michel Sénéchal (tenor), Mario Machi (bass), José van Dam (bass), Hans Helm (bass-baritone)
  • Berliner Philharmoniker
  • Herbert von Karajan
  • Recorded: 1973-05-27
  • Recording Venue: 30 April & 1-2, 22-27 May 1973, Philharmonie, Berlin

Verdi: Ave Maria (from Otello)

Work length5:01
  • Mirella Freni (soprano)
  • Berliner Philharmoniker
  • Herbert von Karajan
  • Recorded: 1973-05-27
  • Recording Venue: 30 April & 1-2, 22-27 May 1973 / Philharmonie, Berlin

Verdi: Don Carlo (1884 Four Act Version) (1994 - Remaster), Act I, Scene 1: Dio, che nell'alma infondere amor...(Carlo / Rodrigo / Coro / Un frate)

Work length4:46
  • José Carreras/Piero Cappuccilli/Chöre der Deutschen Oper Berlin/José Van Dam/Berliner Philharmoniker/Herbert von Karajan, Piero Cappuccilli (baritone), Walter Hagen-Groll (director), José Carreras (tenor), José van Dam (bass)
  • Berliner Philharmoniker, Chor der Deutschen Oper Berlin
  • Herbert von Karajan
  • Recorded: 1978-09-20
  • Recording Venue: 15-20 September 1978 / Philharmonie, Berlin

Verdi: Don Carlo (1884 Four Act Version), Act I, Scene 2: Nei giardin del bello..(Eboli / Tebaldo / Coro di Dame)

Work length4:53
  • Agnes Baltsa/Edita Gruberova/Chöre der Deutschen Oper Berlin/Berliner Philharmoniker/Herbert von Karajan, Walter Hagen-Groll (director), Edita Gruberova (mezzo-soprano), Agnes Baltsa (mezzo-soprano)
  • Berliner Philharmoniker, Chor der Deutschen Oper Berlin
  • Herbert von Karajan
  • Recorded: 1978-09-20
  • Recording Venue: 15-20 September 1978 / Philharmonie, Berlin

Verdi: Anvil Chorus (from Il Trovatore)

Work length3:02
  • Herbert von Karajan/Chöre der Deutschen Oper Berlin/Berliner Philharmoniker
  • Berliner Philharmoniker
  • Herbert von Karajan
  • Recorded: 1977-09-27
  • Recording Venue: 20-22,26 & 27 September 1977. Philharmonie, Berlin

Brahms: Wie lieblich sind deine Wohnungen (from Ein Deutsches Requiem, Op. 45)

Work length5:32
  • Anna Tomowa-Sintow (soprano), José van Dam (bass), José van Dam (baritone)
  • Wiener Singverein, Berliner Philharmoniker
  • Herbert von Karajan
  • Recorded: 1976-10-18
  • Recording Venue: 26/28/30 September & 17/18 October 1976, Berlin

Strauss, R: Der Rosenkavalier (2001 - Remaster): Herr Kavalier (Baron / Annina)

Work length4:48
  • Anny Felbermayer (soprano), Harald Proglhoff (bass-baritone), Loughton High School For Girls (performed by), Karl Friedrich (tenor), Kerstin Meyer (vocals), Otto Edelmann (bass), Bancroft's School Chorus (performed by), Gerhard Unger (tenor), Eberhard Wächter (bass-baritone), Christa Ludwig (mezzo-soprano), Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (soprano), Teresa Stich-Randall (soprano), Franz Bierbach (bass), Nicolai Gedda (tenor), Ljuba Welitsch (soprano), Paul Kuen (tenor), Erich Majkut (tenor)
  • Philharmonia Chorus, Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Herbert von Karajan
  • Recorded: 1956-12-22
  • Recording Venue: 10-15 & 17-22 December 1956. Kingsway Hall, London

Humperdinck: Hänsel und Gretel (1999 - Remaster), Act I, Scene 1: Brüderchen, komm tanz' mit mir - Tanzduett (Gretel / Hänsel)

Work length3:38
  • Loughton High School For Girls (performed by), Anny Felbermayer (soprano), Bancroft's School Chorus (performed by), Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (soprano), Else Schürhoff (mezzo-soprano), Elisabeth Grümmer (soprano), Elisabeth Gruemmer (soprano), Maria Von Ilosvay (soprano), Josef Metternich (mezzo-soprano), Maria Von Ilosvay (mezzo-soprano), Josef Metternich (bass-baritone)
  • Choirs Of Loughton High School For Girls & Bancroft's School, Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Herbert von Karajan
  • Recorded: 1953-06-30
  • Recording Venue: 27,29,30 June 1953 / Kingsway Hall, London

Beethoven: Fidelio (1989 Digital Remaster), Act I: Mir ist so wunderbar (Marzelline / Leonore / Rocco / Jaquino)

Work length4:45
  • Siegfried Rudolf Frese (performed by), Werner Hollweg (performed by), Jon Vickers (performed by), Helga Dernesch (lead vocals), Karl Ridderbusch (lead vocals), Helen Donath (lead vocals), José van Dam (performed by), Zoltan Kelemen (performed by), Horst Laubenthal (lead vocals)
  • Walter Hagen-Groll, Chor der Deutschen Oper Berlin, Berliner Philharmoniker
  • Herbert von Karajan
  • Recorded: 1970-12-15
  • Recording Venue: 12-16 October and 15 December 1970, Jesus Christus Kirche, Berlin-Dahlem

Beethoven: Fidelio (1989 Digital Remaster), Act II: Wer ein holdes Weib errungen (all)

Work length4:01
  • Werner Hollweg (performed by), Siegfried Rudolf Frese (performed by), Horst Laubenthal (performed by), Karl Ridderbusch (lead vocals), Zoltan Kélémen (performed by), Jon Vickers (performed by), Helga Dernesch (lead vocals), José van Dam (performed by), Helen Donath (lead vocals)
  • Berliner Philharmoniker, Walter Hagen-Groll, Chor der Deutschen Oper Berlin, Chöre der Deutschen Oper Berlin
  • Herbert von Karajan
  • Recorded: 1970-12-15
  • Recording Venue: 12-16 October and 15 December 1970, Jesus Christus Kirche, Berlin-Dahlem

Beethoven: Missa Solemnis in D Major, Op.123 (1988 - Remaster), Gloria: Gloria in excelcis

Work length4:58
  • Agnes Baltsa (vocals), Peter Schreier (vocals), José van Dam (bass), Gundula Janowitz (soprano), Singverein Der Gesellschaft Der Musikfreunde Wien (lead vocals)
  • Berliner Philharmoniker
  • Herbert von Karajan
  • Recorded: 1974-09-28
  • Recording Venue: 23-28 September 1974, Philharmonie, Berlin

Bach, J S: Mass in B Minor, BWV 232 (1999 - Remaster), Credo

Work length6:40
  • Orchester der Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde, Wien, Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Heinz Rehfuss, Wiener Singverein, Nicolai Gedda, Marga Höffgen, Thurston Dart (organ), George Malcolm (organ), Geraint Jones (organ)
  • Philharmonia Orchestra, Singverein Der Gesellschaft Der Musikfreunde Wien
  • Herbert von Karajan
  • Recorded: 1953-07-16
  • Recording Venue: Choruses: 2-5, 7 November 1952 / Vienna; Arias & duets 23 & 28-30 November 1952 & 16 July 1953 / No.1 Studio, Abbey Road, London.

Crucifixus

Track length2:46

Et resurrexit

Track length3:54

Donizetti: Lucia di Lammermoor (1997 - Remaster): Spargi d'amaro pianto

Work length4:06
  • Mario Carlin (tenor), Rolando Panerai (bass-baritone), Nicola Zaccaria (bass), Maria Callas (soprano), Luisa Villa (mezzo-soprano), Giuseppe Zampieri (tenor), Giuseppe di Stefano (tenor)
  • RIAS Sinfonie-Orchester Berlin, Rias-Sinfonie-Orchester Berlin, Noberto Mola, Teatro alla Scala
  • Herbert von Karajan
  • Recorded: 1955-09-29
  • Recording Venue: 29 September 1955 / 'live' in the Städtische Oper, Berlin

Verdi: Aida: Gloria all Egitto, ad Iside (Popolo / Sacerdoti)

Work length3:25
  • Mirella Freni (soprano), Ronald Schneider (vocals), Agnes Baltsa (mezzo-soprano), José van Dam (bass), José Carreras (tenor), Ruggero Raimondi (bass)
  • Wiener Philharmoniker, Chor der Wiener Staatsoper, Walter Hagen-Groll
  • Herbert von Karajan
  • Recorded: 1979-05-17
  • Recording Venue: 7-10 & 14-17 May 1979 / Musikvereinssaal, Vienna

Verdi: Aida, Act 2: Marcia trionfale

Work length1:45
  • Mirella Freni (soprano), Ronald Schneider (vocals), Agnes Baltsa (mezzo-soprano), José Carreras (tenor), Ruggero Raimondi (bass), José van Dam (bass)
  • Wiener Philharmoniker, Chor der Wiener Staatsoper, Walter Hagen-Groll
  • Herbert von Karajan
  • Recorded: 1979-05-17
  • Recording Venue: 7-10 & 14-17 May 1979 / Musikvereinssaal, Vienna

 Excerpt, Verdi: Aida

Work length6:41
  • Ronald Schneider (vocals), Mirella Freni (soprano), Ruggero Raimondi (bass), Agnes Baltsa (mezzo-soprano), José van Dam (bass), José Carreras (tenor)
  • Wiener Philharmoniker, Walter Hagen-Groll, Chor der Wiener Staatsoper
  • Herbert von Karajan
  • Recorded: 1979-05-17
  • Recording Venue: 7-10 & 14-17 May 1979 / Musikvereinssaal, Vienna

Ballabile [ballet]

Track length4:14

Vieni, o guerriero vindice (Popolo / Sacerdoti)

Track length2:27