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The Columbia Golden Years - Symphonies / Karajan

Album Summary

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Symphony no 39 in E flat major, K 543
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Symphony no 5 in C minor, Op. 67
>Schubert, Franz : Symphony no 8 in B minor, D 759 "Unfinished"
>Berlioz, Hector : Symphonie fantastique, Op. 14
>Brahms, Johannes : Symphony no 1 in C minor, Op. 68
>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Symphony no 4 in F minor, Op. 36
Conductor Ensemble Composers

Notes & Reviews:

Walter Legge's productions made for the European Columbia in the mid Fifties, see Herbert von Karajan, in the years of his early maturity, as an undisputed protagonist. These recordings are of fundamental importance to understand the evolution of twentieth-century musical interpretation. In this box, some of these significant performances, which span the whole nineteenth century.



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Works Details

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Symphony no 39 in E flat major, K 543
  • Conductor: Herbert Karajan
  • Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1788
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Symphony no 5 in C minor, Op. 67
  • Conductor: Herbert Karajan
  • Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1807-1808
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Schubert, Franz : Symphony no 8 in B minor, D 759 "Unfinished"
  • Conductor: Herbert Karajan
  • Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1822
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Berlioz, Hector : Symphonie fantastique, Op. 14
  • Conductor: Herbert Karajan
  • Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1830
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Brahms, Johannes : Symphony no 1 in C minor, Op. 68
  • Conductor: Herbert Karajan
  • Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1855-1876
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Symphony no 4 in F minor, Op. 36
  • Conductor: Herbert Karajan
  • Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1877-1878
  • Studio/Live: Studio