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The Israel Philharmonic Orchestra: 75th Anniversary - Great Moments

Audio Samples

>Verdi, Giuseppe : La forza del destino
>     Overture
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Le nozze di Figaro
>     Overture
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Symphony no 5
>     Allegro con brio
>Schubert, Franz : Symphony no 9 'The Great'
>     Andante con moto
>Brahms, Johannes : Symphony no 3 in F major, Op. 90
>     Allegro giocoso
>Dvorak, Antonin : Slavonic Dances (8) for Orchestra, Op. 72/B 147
>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Symphony no 6 'Pathetique'
>     Allegro con grazia
>Dvorak, Antonin : Symphony no 8
>     Allegretto grazioso
>Berlioz, Hector : La damnation de Faust, Op. 24
>     Hungarian March
>Mahler, Gustav : Symphony no 2
>     Andante moderato
>Haydn, Franz Joseph : Symphony no 88
>     Finale. Allegro con spirito
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Cantata no 140, "Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme" BWV 140
>     Zion hört die Wächter singen
>Vivaldi, Antonio : Concerto for 2 violins, RV. 522
>     Larghetto e spiritoso
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Sinfonia Concertante, K. 364
>     Presto
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Concerto for Piano no 27
>     Allegro
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Concerto for Violin
>     Larghetto
>Brahms, Johannes : Concerto for Piano no 2
>     Allegretto grazioso
>Rachmaninov, Sergei : Concerto for Piano no 2
>     Moderato
>Saint-Saëns, Camille : Concerto for Piano no 2
>     Allegro scherzando
>Prokofiev, Sergei : Concerto for Violin no 2
>     Allegro, ben marcato
>Brahms, Johannes : A German Requiem
>     Denn alles Fleisch es ist wie Gras
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Don Giovanni
>     Fin ch'han dal vino

Album Summary

>Verdi, Giuseppe : La forza del destino
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Le nozze di Figaro
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Symphony no 5
>Schubert, Franz : Symphony no 9 'The Great'
>Brahms, Johannes : Symphony no 3 in F major, Op. 90
>Dvorak, Antonin : Slavonic Dances (8) for Orchestra, Op. 72/B 147
>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Symphony no 6 'Pathetique'
>Dvorak, Antonin : Symphony no 8
>Berlioz, Hector : La damnation de Faust, Op. 24
>Mahler, Gustav : Symphony no 2
>Haydn, Franz Joseph : Symphony no 88
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Cantata no 140, "Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme" BWV 140
>Vivaldi, Antonio : Concerto for 2 violins, RV. 522
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Sinfonia Concertante, K. 364
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Concerto for Piano no 27
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Concerto for Violin
>Brahms, Johannes : Concerto for Piano no 2
>Rachmaninov, Sergei : Concerto for Piano no 2
>Saint-Saëns, Camille : Concerto for Piano no 2
>Prokofiev, Sergei : Concerto for Violin no 2
>Brahms, Johannes : A German Requiem
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Don Giovanni
Performers Conductors Ensembles Composers

Notes & Reviews:

Released to celebrate the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra's 75th anniversary, this two disc set features a collection of twenty-two key tracks excerpted from the Helicon Classics catalogue.



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Works Details

>Verdi, Giuseppe : La forza del destino :: Overture
  • Conductor: Zubin Mehta
  • Ensemble: Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Running Time: 7 min. 37 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1862

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Le nozze di Figaro :: Overture
  • Conductor: Zubin Mehta
  • Running Time: 4 min. 17 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1786

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Symphony no 5 :: Allegro con brio
  • Conductor: Zubin Mehta
  • Running Time: 8 min. sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1808

>Schubert, Franz : Symphony no 9 'The Great' :: Andante con moto
  • Conductor: Zubin Mehta
  • Running Time: 13 min. 24 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1825-1828

>Brahms, Johannes : Symphony no 3 in F major, Op. 90 :: Allegro giocoso
  • Conductor: Zubin Mehta
  • Running Time: 6 min. 3 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1883

>Antonin Dvorák (1841 - 1904) : Slavonic Dances (8) for Orchestra, Op. 72/B 147
  • Conductor: Zubin Mehta
  • Running Time: 5 min. 41 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic

>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Symphony no 6 'Pathétique' :: Allegro con grazia
  • Conductor: Kurt Masur
  • Running Time: 7 min. 29 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1893

>Antonin Dvorák (1841 - 1904) : Symphony no 8 :: Allegretto grazioso
  • Conductor: Herbert Blomstedt
  • Running Time: 5 min. 53 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral

>Berlioz, Hector : La damnation de Faust, Op. 24 :: Hungarian March
  • Conductor: Gary Bertini
  • Running Time: 4 min. 25 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 11/1845-10/1846

>Mahler, Gustav : Symphony no 2 :: Andante moderato
  • Conductor: James Levine
  • Running Time: 10 min. 43 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1888-1894

>Haydn, Franz Joseph : Symphony no 88 :: Finale. Allegro con spirito
  • Conductor: Kurt Masur
  • Notes: Composition written: 1787.
  • Running Time: 4 min. sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1787

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Cantata no 140, "Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme" BWV 140 :: Zion hört die Wächter singen
  • Conductor: Zubin Mehta
  • Running Time: 3 min. 37 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 11/25/1731

>Vivaldi, Antonio : Concerto for 2 violins, RV. 522 :: Larghetto e spiritoso
  • Performers: Itzhak Perlman (Violin); Pinchas Zukerman (Violin)
  • Conductor: Zubin Mehta
  • Running Time: 4 min. 16 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1711

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Sinfonia Concertante, K. 364 :: Presto
  • Performers: Chaim Taub (Violin); Daniel Benyamini (Viola)
  • Conductor: Zubin Mehta
  • Running Time: 6 min. 31 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1779

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Concerto for Piano no 27 :: Allegro
  • Performer: Daniel Barenboim (Piano)
  • Conductor: Zubin Mehta
  • Running Time: 8 min. 56 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1791

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Concerto for Violin :: Larghetto
  • Performer: Pinchas Zukerman (Violin)
  • Conductor: Zubin Mehta
  • Running Time: 9 min. 2 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1806

>Brahms, Johannes : Concerto for Piano no 2 :: Allegretto grazioso
  • Performer: Rudolf Buchbinder (Piano)
  • Conductor: Zubin Mehta
  • Running Time: 8 min. 28 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1881

>Rachmaninov, Sergei : Concerto for Piano no 2 :: Moderato
  • Performer: Alicia De Larrocha (Piano)
  • Conductor: Zubin Mehta
  • Running Time: 11 min. 15 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1900-1901

>Camille Saint-Saëns (1835 - 1921) : Concerto for Piano no 2 :: Allegro scherzando
  • Performer: Yefim Bronfman (Piano)
  • Conductor: Zubin Mehta
  • Running Time: 5 min. 40 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1868

>Prokofiev, Sergei : Concerto for Violin no 2 :: Allegro, ben marcato
  • Performer: Isaac Stern (Violin)
  • Conductor: Zubin Mehta
  • Notes: Composition written: 1935.
  • Running Time: 6 min. 3 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1935

>Brahms, Johannes : A German Requiem :: Denn alles Fleisch es ist wie Gras
  • Conductor: Zubin Mehta
  • Running Time: 13 min. 50 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1857-1868

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Don Giovanni :: Fin ch'han dal vino
  • Performer: Nicola Ulivieri (Bass Baritone)
  • Conductor: Zubin Mehta
  • Running Time: 1 min. 21 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1787