View RSS Feed

Pierre's Tuesday Blog

Karajan Highlights

Rate this Entry
For our final Vinyl’s Revenge of 2019, I dug deep into my record collection to share a compilation of classical hits conducted by Hebert von Karajan

According to discogs, my go-to source for recorded material (especially vinyl), Karajan has nearly 2000 titles to his credit, and nearly 400 of those fall under “compilations”. As I glanced through the titles, we can find Karajan compilation albums on many of the well-known labels, and quite a few on DG with the Berlin Philharmonic.

There is nothing particularly remarkable about today’s vinyl share, likely picked up nearly 40 years ago in a bargain bin…The four works featured were in some cases recorded several times throughout the years and the resulting album is quite satisfying. An appropriate Christmas present!



Franz LISZT (1811-1886)
Les Préludes, S.97
Hungarian Rhapsody in C Sharp minor, S.359 no. 2

Pyotr Ilyich TCHAIKOVSKY (1840-1893)
Capriccio Italien, Op, 45 [TH 47]

Johann STRAUSS II (1825-1899)
An der schönen, blauen Donau (The Beautiful Blue Danube), Op.314

Berliner Philharmoniker
Herbert von Karajan, conducting

Label: Deutsche Grammophon ‎– 2545 010
Format: Vinyl, LP, Compilation
Released: 1974

Details - https://www.discogs.com/Berlin-Philh...elease/3941329

YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/playlist?lis...RBDx_pzfth77AQ
0 Likes

Comments