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Karl Böhm - The Early Years

Jan Dahmen (violin), Max Zimolong (horn), Margarete Teschemacher (soprano), Elisabeth Höngen (alto), Torsten Ralf (tenor), Josef Herrmann (baritone), Chor der Staatsoper Dresden (chorus), Max Strub (violin), Walter Gieseking (piano), Lubka Kolessa (piano), Edwin Fischer (piano), Wilhelm Backhaus...

There are magnificent performances here, especially of Wagner (Act III of Die Meistersinger is particularly wonderful). It’s fascinating, too, to hear how different, and more characterful, the... More…

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Contents

Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 5 in A major, K219 'Turkish'

Work length27:08
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  • Jan Dahmen (violin)
  • Staatskapelle Dresden
  • Karl Böhm

I. Allegro aperto

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II. Adagio

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III. Rondeau - Tempo di Menuetto

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Mozart: Horn Concerto No. 3 in E flat major, K447

Work length14:29
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  • Max Zimolong (french horn)
  • Staatskapelle Dresden
  • Karl Böhm

I. Allegro

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II. Romance - Larghetto

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III. Allegro

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

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  • Staatskapelle Dresden
  • Karl Böhm

I. Allegro

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II. Romanze - Andante

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III. Menuetto - Allegretto

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IV. Rondo - Allegro

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Mozart: Die Entführung aus dem Serail, K384: Overture

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  • Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden
  • Karl Böhm

Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro, K492: Overture

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  • Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden
  • Karl Böhm

Beethoven: Leonore Overture No. 3, Op. 72b

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  • Staatskapelle Dresden
  • Karl Böhm

Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125 'Choral'

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  • Elisabeth Höngen (mezzo-soprano), Josef Herrmann (baritone), Margarete Teschemacher (soprano), Torsten Ralf (tenor)
  • Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden, Chor der Staatsoper Dresden
  • Karl Böhm

I. Allegro ma non troppo, un poco maestro

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II. Scherzo - Molto vivace

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III. Adagio molto e cantabile

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IV. Finale - Presto

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Beethoven: Egmont Overture, Op. 84

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  • Staatskapelle Dresden
  • Karl Böhm

Beethoven: Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 61

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  • Max Strub (violin)
  • Staatskapelle Dresden
  • Karl Böhm

I. Allegro non troppo

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II. Larghetto

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III. Rondo - Allegro

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

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  • Walter Gieseking (piano)
  • Staatskapelle Dresden
  • Karl Böhm

I. Allegro moderato

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II. Andante con moto

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III. Rondo - Vivace

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Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor, Op. 37

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  • Lubka Kolessa (piano)
  • Staatskapelle Dresden
  • Karl Böhm

I. Allegro con brio

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II. Largo

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III. Rondo - Allegro

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

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  • Edwin Fischer (piano)
  • Staatskapelle Dresden
  • Karl Böhm

I. Allegro

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II. Adagio un poco mosso

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III. Rondo

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Brahms: Symphony No. 4 in E minor, Op. 98

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  • Staatskapelle Dresden
  • Karl Böhm

I. Allegro non troppo

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II. Andante moderato

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III. Allegro giocoso

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IV. Allegro energico e passionato

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Schubert: Marche Militaire, D733 No. 1

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  • Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden
  • Karl Böhm

Berlioz: La Damnation de Faust, Op. 24, H. 111, Part 1: III. Marche hongroise

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  • Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden
  • Karl Böhm

Tchaikovsky: Capriccio italien, Op. 45 (Excerpt)

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  • Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden
  • Karl Böhm

Pfitzner: Symphony in C major, Op. 46

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  • Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden
  • Karl Böhm

I. Allegro Moderato

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II. Adagio

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III. Presto

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Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 2 in B flat major, Op. 83

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  • Wilhelm Backhaus (piano)
  • Staatskapelle Dresden
  • Karl Böhm

I. Allegro non troppo

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II. Allegro appassionato

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III. Andante

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IV. Allegro grazioso

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Schumann: Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 54

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  • Walter Gieseking (piano)
  • Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden
  • Karl Böhm

I. Allegro affettuoso

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II. Intermezzo - Andantino grazioso

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III. Allegro vivace

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Brahms: Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 77

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  • Wolfgang Schneiderhan (violin)
  • Staatskapelle Dresden
  • Karl Böhm

I. Allegro non troppo

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II. Adagio

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III. Allegro giocoso, ma non troppo

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Excerpt, Brahms: Hungarian Dances

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  • Staatskapelle Dresden
  • Karl Böhm

No. 5 in G Minor (Arr. Schmeling for Orchestra)

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No. 6 in D Major (Arr. Schmeling for Orchestra)

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Reger: Variations and Fugue for Orchestra on a Theme by Mozart, Op. 132

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  • Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden
  • Karl Böhm

I. Thema (Andante grazioso)

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II. Var. I (L'istesso tempo, quasi un poco piu lento)

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III. Var. II (Poco agitato)

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IV. Var. III (Con moto)

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V. Var. IV (Vivace)

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VI. Var. V (Quasi presto)

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VII. Var. VI - Sostenuto (quasi adagietto)

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VIII. Var. VII (Andante grazioso)

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IX. Var. VIII (Molto sostenuto)

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X. Fugue (Allegretto grazioso)

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Weber: Oberon Overture

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  • Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden
  • Karl Böhm

Weber: Der Freischütz Overture

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  • Karl Böhm

Weber: Der Freischütz, Op. 77, J. 277, Act 3: "Was gleicht wohl auf Erden" (Chorus)

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  • Chor der Staatsoper Dresden, Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden
  • Karl Böhm

Gounod: Faust, Act 4: "Hoch; Ruhm und Ehre" (Gloire immortelle de nos aïeux) [Chorus]

Work length2:54
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  • Chor der Staatsoper Dresden, Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden
  • Karl Böhm

Verdi: Aida: Prelude

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  • Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden
  • Karl Böhm

Verdi: Otello, Act 2: "Bei des Himmels ehernem Dache" (Si, pel ciel marmoreo giuro) [Otello, Iago]

Work length2:59
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  • Josef Herrmann (baritone), Torsten Ralf (tenor)
  • Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden
  • Karl Böhm

Leoncavallo: Pagliacci, Act 1: Intermezzo

Work length3:33
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  • Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden
  • Karl Böhm

Puccini: La fanciulla del West, Act 3: "Lasset sie glauben" (Ch'ella mi creda) [Johnson]

Work length2:34
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  • Torsten Ralf (tenor)
  • Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden
  • Karl Böhm

Excerpt, Mascagni: Cavalleria Rusticana

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  • Christel Goltz (soprano)
  • Chor der Staatsoper Dresden, Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden
  • Karl Böhm

"Lasst uns preisen den Herrn" (Regina Coeli) [Santuzza, Chorus]

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Intermezzo sinfonico

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Strauss, J, II: Strauss, Johann II

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  • Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden
  • Karl Böhm

Die Fledermaus: Overture

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Tausendundeine Nacht, Op. 346: Intermezzo

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Kaiserwalzer, Op. 437

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Emil von Reznicek: Donna Diana: Overture

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  • Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden
  • Karl Böhm

Berger, T: Rondino giocoso, Op. 4

Work length3:52
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  • Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden
  • Karl Böhm

Bruckner: Symphony No. 4 in Eb Major 'Romantic'

Work length1:03:23
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  • Staatskapelle Dresden
  • Karl Böhm

I. Bewegt, nicht zu schnell

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II. Andante, quasi allegretto

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III. Scherzo - Bewegt

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IV. Finale - Bewegt, doch nicht zu schnell

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Bruckner: Symphony No. 5 in B flat major

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  • Staatskapelle Dresden
  • Karl Böhm

I. Introduction - Adagio - Allegro

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II. Adagio - Sehr langsam

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III. Scherzo - Molto vivace

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IV. Finale - Adagio - Allegro moderato

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Wagner: Der fliegende Holländer: Overture

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  • Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden
  • Karl Böhm

Wagner: Tannhäuser: Overture

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  • Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden
  • Karl Böhm

Wagner: Tannhäuser, WWV 70, Act 2: "Freudig begrüssen wir die edle Halle" (Chorus)

Work length3:57
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  • Chor der Staatsoper Dresden, Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden
  • Karl Böhm

Wagner: Lohengrin, WWV 75, Act 2: "Gesegnet soll sie schreiten" (Chorus)

Work length4:11
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  • Chor der Staatsoper Dresden, Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden
  • Karl Böhm

Wagner: Lohengrin, WWV 75: Prelude to Act 3

Work length3:10
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  • Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden
  • Karl Böhm

Wagner: Lohengrin, WWV 75, Act 3: "Treulich geführt" (Bridal Chorus)

Work length5:20
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  • Chor der Staatsoper Dresden, Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden
  • Karl Böhm

Wagner: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: Overture

Work length9:02
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  • Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden
  • Karl Böhm

Wagner: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, WWV 96, Act 2: "Was duftet doch de Flieder" (Hans Sachs)

Work length7:08
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  • Josef Herrmann (baritone)
  • Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden
  • Karl Böhm

Humperdinck: Hänsel & Gretel: Overture

Work length7:49
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  • Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden
  • Karl Böhm

Smetana: The Bartered Bride Overture

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  • Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden
  • Karl Böhm

Strauss, R: Strauss, R

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  • Elisabeth Höngen (mezzo-soprano), Margarete Teschemacher (soprano), Torsten Ralf (tenor), Esther Rethy (soprano)
  • Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden
  • Karl Böhm

Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche, Op. 28, TrV 171

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Don Juan, Op. 20, TrV 156

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Salome, Op. 54, TrV 215: Dance of the Seven Veils

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Der Rosenkavalier, Op. 59, TrV 227, Act 2: "Mit ihren Augen voll Tränen" (Sophie, Octavian)

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Der Rosenkavalier, Op. 59, TrV 227, Act 3: Waltz

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Der Rosenkavalier, Op. 59, TrV 227, Act 3: "Ist ein Traum, kann nicht wirklich sein" (Sophie, Octavian)

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Daphne, Op. 82, TrV 272: "O wie gern blieb' ich bei dir" (Daphne)

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Daphne, Op. 82, TrV 272: "Götter! Brüder im hohen Olympos!" (Apollo)

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Daphne, Op. 82, TrV 272: "Wind ... Spiele mit mir!" (Daphne)

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Wagner: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, WWV 96, Act 3

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  • Arno Schellenberg (baritone), Hans Hermann Nissen (baritone), Eugen Füchs (baritone), Margarete Teschemacher (soprano), Helene Jung (mezzo-soprano), Hanns Lange (tenor), Martin Kremer (tenor), Torsten Ralf (tenor), Sven Nilsson (bass), Serge Smirnoff (bass), Rudolf Schmalnauer (tenor), Rudolf Dittrich (tenor), Robert Büssel (baritone), Ludwig Eybisch (bass), Klaus Hermanns (tenor), Hermann Greiner (bass)
  • Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden, Chor der Staatsoper Dresden
  • Karl Böhm

Prelude

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"Gleich, Meister! Hier!" (David, Hans Sachs)

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"Am Jordan Sankt Johannes stand" (David, Hans Sachs)

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"Wahn! Wahn! Überall Wahn!" (Sachs)

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"Grüss Gott, mein Junker" (Sachs, Walther)

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"Mein Freund! In holder Jundzeit" (Sachs, Walther)

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"Morgenlich leuchtend im rosigen Schein" (Sachs, Walther)

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"Ein Werbelied! Von Sachs? - Ist's wahr?" (Beckmesser, Sachs)

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"Das Gedicht? Hier liess ich's" (Beckmesser, Sachs)

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"Sieh, Evchen!" (Sachs, Eva, Walther)

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"Hat man mit dem Schuhwerk nicht seine Not" (Sachs, Eva)

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"Ein Kind wird hier geboren" (Sachs)

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"Die selige Morgentraum-Deutweise" ... "Selig wie die Sonne" (Sachs, Eva, Walther, David, Magdalene)

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"Sankt Crispin, lobet ihn" (Shoemakers, Tailors, Bakers, Apprentices)

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"Ihr tanzt? Was werden die Meister sagen?" (David, Apprentices, Journeymen)

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"Silentium! Silentium!" (Apprentices, All)

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"Euch macht ihr's leicht, mir macht ihr's schwer" (Sachs, Pogner, Beckmesser)

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"Nun denn, wenn's Meistern und Volk Beliebt" (Sachs, Kothner, Beckmesser, People, Apprentices, Masters)

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"Das Lied, fürwahr, ist nicht von mir" (Sachs, Masters, Apprentices, People)

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"Morgenlich leuchtend im rosigen Schein" (Walther, People, Masters, Sachs, Pogner, Eva)

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"Verachtet mir die Meister nicht" (Sachs, All)

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Wagner: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, WWV 96: Prelude to Act 3

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  • Berliner Philharmoniker
  • Karl Böhm

Nicolai, C O: Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor overture

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  • Berliner Philharmoniker
  • Karl Böhm

Lortzing: Zar und Zimmermann, Act 3: Holzschuhtanz

Work length4:03
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  • Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden
  • Karl Böhm

Lortzing: Undine, Act 2: Ballet Music

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  • Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden
  • Karl Böhm

Schubert: Symphony No. 8 in B minor, D759 'Unfinished'

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  • Wiener Philharmoniker
  • Karl Böhm

I. Allegro moderato

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II. Andante con moto

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Excerpt, Brahms: Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 73

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  • Wiener Philharmoniker
  • Karl Böhm

I. Allegro non troppo

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II. Adagio non troppo

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III. Allegretto grazioso

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Brahms: Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 73, IV. Allegro con spirito

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  • Wiener Philharmoniker
  • Karl Böhm

Bach, J S: Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D major, BWV1068: Air ('Air on a G String')

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  • Wiener Philharmoniker
  • Karl Böhm

Mozart: Symphony No. 35 in D major, K385 'Haffner'

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  • Wiener Philharmoniker
  • Karl Böhm

I. Allegro con spirito

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II. Andante

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III. Menuetto

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IV. Presto

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

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  • Wiener Philharmoniker
  • Karl Böhm

I. Un poco sostenuto - Allegro

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II. Andante sostenuto

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