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Xenakis: Synaphaï; Aroura; Antikhthon; Keqrops / Geoffrey Madge, piano; Elgar Howarth; Roger Woodward
Xenakis: Synaphaï; Aroura; Antikhthon; Keqrops / Geoffrey Madge, piano; Elgar Howarth; Roger Woodward

1 CD / Decca / 2013-08-20

Works: Iannis Xenakis: Synaphaï, for piano & 86 musicians; Aroura, for string ensemble; Antikhthon, ballet for 86 or 60 musicians; Keqrops, for piano & 92 musicians
Performers: Madge, Geoffrey Douglas; Woodward, Roger
Conductors: Howarth, Elgar; Abbado, Claudio
Ensemble: ; Gustav Mahler Youth Orchestra; New Philharmonia Orchestra

The definitive 20th-century music series. 50 releases planned, featuring 50 iconic works, plus "fillers". 50 works you must know to understand the music of the...continue...
Recording information: Kingsway Hall, London (10/30/1992); Konzerthaus, Vienna (10/30/1992); Kingsway Hall, London (11/28/1975-11/29/1975); Konzerthaus, Vienna (11/28/1975-11/29/1975)....continue...
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Alban Berg: Three Orchestral Pieces, Op. 6; Seven Early Songs; Der Wein / Anne Sofie von Otter, soprano; Abbado
Alban Berg: Three Orchestral Pieces, Op. 6; Seven Early Songs; Der Wein / Anne Sofie von Otter, soprano; Abbado

1 CD / Deutsche Grammophon / 2013-08-20

Works: Alban Berg: Early Songs (7); Der Wein; Pieces (3) for orchestra, Op. 6
Performers: von Otter, Anne Sofie
Conductors: Abbado, Claudio
Ensemble: ; Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

The definitive 20th-century music series. 50 releases planned, featuring 50 iconic works, plus "fillers". 50 works you must know to understand the music of the...continue...
Recording information: Groáer Saal, Musikverein, Vienna (1992-04-??&1993-04-??&1993-)....continue...
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Gyorgy Ligeti: Atmospheres
Gyorgy Ligeti: Atmospheres

1 CD / Deutsche Grammophon / 2012-12-11

Works: György Ligeti: Atmosphères, for large orchestra; Volumina; Lux aeterna, for 16 unaccompanied voices; Study no 1 "Harmonies," for organ; Lontano; Ramifications, for 12 strings (or string o...
Performers: Zacher, Gerd
Conductors: Abbado, Claudio; Franz, Helmut; Boulez, Pierre; Atherton, David
Ensemble: ; Ensemble InterContemporain

The 20th century inspired music that was provocative and challenging - music that in many ways we are still corning to terms with. The ideas...continue...
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Maurice Ravel: The Complete Edition [14 CDs]
Maurice Ravel: The Complete Edition [14 CDs]

14 CD / Decca / 2012-10-09

Works: Maurice Ravel: Sérénade grotesque; Menuet antique; Pavane pour une infante défunte; Jeux d'eau; Sonatine for Piano; Menuet sur le nom d'Haydn; Prélude for Piano in A minor...
Performers: Abramovitz, David; Aimard, Pierre-Laurent; Argerich, Martha [Piano]; Ashkenazy, Vladimir; Ashkenazy, Vovka; Baldwin, Dalton; Bartoli, Cecilia; Bell, Joshua [Violin]; Beroff, Michel [Piano]; Brua, Cla...
Conductors: ; Rattle, Simon, Sir; Dutoit, Charles; Ansermet, Ernest; Gardiner, John Eliot; Litton, Andrew; Abbado, Claudio; Maazel, Lorin; Plasson, Michel
Ensemble: ; Beaux Arts Trio; Melos Ensemble of London; Nash Ensemble

28th December 2012 marks the 75th Anniversary of the death of Maurice Ravel, the great French composer, best-known for his beautiful melodies, orchestral & instrumental...continue...
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Debussy: Nocturnes; Ravel: Daphnis et Chloe; Scriabin: Poem of extacy / Claudio Abbado
Debussy: Nocturnes; Ravel: Daphnis et Chloe; Scriabin: Poem of extacy / Claudio Abbado

1 CD / Deutsche Grammophon / 2012-10-09

Works: Claude Debussy: Nocturnes (3) for Orchestra; Maurice Ravel: Daphnis et Chloé Suite no 2; Pavane pour une infante défunte; Alexander Scriabin: La poème de l'extase
Conductors: Abbado, Claudio

The year of celebrating Debussy continues with the Boston Symphony Orchestra in this luminous album....continue...
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Karlheinz Stockhausen: Gruppen / Gyorgy Kurtag, Friedrich Goldmann, Claudio Abbado
Karlheinz Stockhausen: Gruppen / Gyorgy Kurtag, Friedrich Goldmann, Claudio Abbado

1 CD / Deutsche Grammophon / 2012-07-31

Works: György Kurtág: Grabstein für Stephan, for guitar & instrumental groups, Op. 15c; Stele, for orchestra, Op. 33; Karlheinz Stockhausen: Gruppen
Performers: Ruck, Jurgen
Conductors: Abbado, Claudio; Goldmann, Friedrich; Creed, Marcus
Ensemble: ; Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra

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Time Traveller: Weimar Germany
Time Traveller: Weimar Germany

1 CD / Warner Classics / 2012-04-10

Works: Paul Hindemith: Kammermusik no 1 with Finale, for 12 solo instruments, Op. 24 no 1; Kammermusik no 2, for 12 solo instruments, Op. 36 no 1; Kurt Weill: Alabama Song, for voice & orchestra (from "Aufs...
Performers: Archer, Robyn; Hendricks, Barbara [Soprano Vocal]; Vogt, Lars
Conductors: Abbado, Claudio; Muldowney, Dominic; Klemperer, Otto; Welser-Möst, Franz; Metzmacher, Ingo; Bertini, Gary; Jansons, Mariss

Famed for its divine decadence, explosive politics, rampant inflation and feverish creativity. Germany's Weimar Republic - born in the wake of World War I -...continue...
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WRNC 790152
Berg & Beethoven: Violin Concertos / Isabelle Faust, Claudio Abbado
Berg & Beethoven: Violin Concertos / Isabelle Faust, Claudio Abbado

1 CD / Harmonia Mundi / 2012-02-14

Works: Alban Berg: Concerto for Violin; Ludwig van Beethoven: Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 61
Performers: Faust, Isabelle
Conductors: Abbado, Claudio
Ensemble: ; Orchestra Mozart

Violinist Isabelle Faust is featured on a disc of German violin concertos that marks the début recording for harmonia mundi by the great Italian conductor...continue...
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Hindemith: Kammermusik / Christian Tetzlaff, Wolfram Christ et al - Abbado
Hindemith: Kammermusik / Christian Tetzlaff, Wolfram Christ et al - Abbado

2 CD / Warner Classics / 2012-02-07

Works: Paul Hindemith: Kammermusik no 1, for 12 instruments, Op. 24/1; Kammermusik no 2, for piano & 12 instruments, Op. 36/1; Kammermusik no 3, for cello and 10 instruments, Op. 36/2; Kammermusik no 4, for...
Performers: Blacher, Kolja; Brandkamp, Kornelia; Christ, Wolfram [Viola]; Faust, Georg; Fischer, Julia [Violin]; Gerhardt, Alban [Cello]; Hausmann, Ib; Hope, Daniel [Violin]; Jansen, Dag; Jansen, Rolf; Masurenko...
Conductors: Abbado, Claudio
Ensemble: ; Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra

Paul Hindemith (1895-1963) is a greatly misunderstood composer. General opinion would have it that his music is rather dry, academic and lacking in humor but...continue...
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Maurizio Pollini: 20th Century / Abbado, Sinopoli, Symphonie-Orchester des Bayerischen Rund and Berliner Philharmoniker
Maurizio Pollini: 20th Century / Abbado, Sinopoli, Symphonie-Orchester des Bayerischen Rund and Berliner Philharmoniker

6 CD / Deutsche Grammophon / 2011-12-20

Works: Igor Stravinsky: Movements (3) from Pétrouchka; Sergey Prokofiev: Sonata for Piano no 7 in B flat major, Op. 83; Anton Webern: Variations for piano, Op. 27; Pierre Boulez: Sonata for Piano no ...
Performers: Pollini, Maurizio; Taskova, Slavka
Conductors: Sinopoli, Giuseppe; Abbado, Claudio

From the outset of his recording career, Maurizio Pollini has championed modern music - in benchmark accounts of Bartók, Boulez, Manzoni, Nono, Prokofiev, Schoenberg, Stravinsky...continue...
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Berliner Philharmoniker in Japan / Claudio Abbado [DVD]
Berliner Philharmoniker in Japan / Claudio Abbado [DVD]

1 DVD Video / Kultur International Films / 2011-01-25

Works: Modest Mussorgsky: Night on the Bare Mountain; Igor Stravinsky: Firebird Suite; Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Symphony no 5 in E minor, Op. 64
Conductors: Abbado, Claudio
Ensemble: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra

This performance by the Berlin Philharmonic conducted by Claudio Abbado was filmed at Suntory Hall in Japan and includes music by Mussorgsky, Stravinsky and Tchaikovsky....continue...
Run Time: 86 min.
Region: 1
Picture Format: NTSC, 16:9, Color
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KUL D4560
Lucerne Festival at Easter / Abbado/Simon Bolivar YO [Blu-Ray]
Lucerne Festival at Easter / Abbado/Simon Bolivar YO [Blu-Ray]

1 Blu-Ray Video / Accentus / 2011-01-25

Works: Sergey Prokofiev: Scythian Suite, Op. 20; Alban Berg: Lulu-Suite; Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute), K. 620; Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Symphony no 6 in B minor, Op. 74 "...
Performers: Prohaska, Anna
Conductors: Abbado, Claudio
Ensemble: Simon Bolivar Youth Orchestra of Venezuela

Five years after first conducting the Simón Bolívar Youth Orchestra in their Venezuelan home, Claudio Abbado continues his commitment to this stunning ensemble in this...continue...
Run Time: 112 min.
Region: All
Picture Format: Blu-Ray, 16:9, Color
Sound Format(s): LPCM Stereo, DTS HD Master Audio, Dolby Digital 5.1
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Lucerne Festival At Easter / Claudio Abbado, Anna Prohaska [DVD]
Lucerne Festival At Easter / Claudio Abbado, Anna Prohaska [DVD]

1 DVD Video / Accentus / 2010-11-16

Works: Sergey Prokofiev: Scythian Suite, Op. 20; Alban Berg: Lulu-Suite; Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute), K. 620; Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Symphony no 6 in B minor, Op. 74 "...
Performers: Prohaska, Anna
Conductors: Abbado, Claudio
Ensemble: Simon Bolivar Youth Orchestra of Venezuela

Five years after first conducting the Simón Bolívar Youth Orchestra in their Venezuelan home, Claudio Abbado continues his commitment to this stunning ensemble in this...continue...
Run Time: 111 min.
Region: All
Picture Format: NTSC, 16:9, Color
Sound Format(s): Dolby Digital 5.1, DTS 5.1, LPCM Stereo
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111 More Classic Tracks [Limited Edition]
111 More Classic Tracks [Limited Edition]

6 CD / Deutsche Grammophon / 2010-11-09

Works: Georges Bizet: Carmen, opera; Dmitry Shostakovich: Symphony no 10 in E minor, Op. 93; Adagio and Allegretto (Elegy and Polka), for string quartet; Franz Liszt: Concert Etudes (2) for Piano, S 145; Fr...
Performers: Alarie, Pierrette; Ambrosini, Jean-Claude; Anda, Geza [Piano]; Andre, Maurice [Trumpet]; Antonietti, Jean; Argerich, Martha [Piano]; Askenase, Stefan; Baldwin, Dalton; Barenboim, Daniel [Conductor, P...
Conductors: Abbado, Claudio; Ancerl, Karel; Stadlmair, Hans; Nelson, John; Bernstein, Leonard; Blech, Leo; Böhm, Karl; Previn, Andre; Boulez, Pierre; Karajan, Herbert v.; Marcon, Andrea; Pletnev, Mikhail; D...
Ensemble: ; Early Music Consort of London

111 More Classic Tracks carries on from where 111 Classic Tracks of 2009 left off. In another mesmerizing journey through the history of Deutsche Grammophon's...continue...
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DGG B001483202
Gala From Berlin: Grand Finale / Abbado, Berlin Philharmonic [DVD]
Gala From Berlin: Grand Finale / Abbado, Berlin Philharmonic [DVD]

1 DVD Video / Kultur International Films / 2010-10-26

Works: Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony no 7 in A major, Op. 92; Antonín Dvorák: Symphony no 8 in G major, Op. 88/B 163; Gustav Mahler: Symphony no 5 in C sharp minor; Igor Stravinsky: Firebird Suit...
Conductors: Abbado, Claudio
Ensemble: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra

An extraordinary program for an extraordinary night: The Berliner Philharmoniker celebrates the final day of the 20th Century with Grand Finales in the first part...continue...
Run Time: 95 min.
Region: 1
Picture Format: NTSC, 16:9 anamorphic, Color
Sound Format(s): LPCM,
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KUL D4551
Berg: Wozzeck / Abbado, Grundheber, Behrens, Raffeiner [DVD]
Berg: Wozzeck / Abbado, Grundheber, Behrens, Raffeiner [DVD]

1 DVD Video / Kultur International Films / 2010-06-29

Works: Alban Berg: Wozzeck, Op. 7
Performers: Behrens, Hildegard; Grundheber, Franz; Haugland, Aage; Langridge, Philip; Raffeiner, Walter; Zednik, Heinz
Conductors: Abbado, Claudio
Ensemble: Vienna State Opera Chorus; Vienna State Opera Orchestra

Claudio Abbado conducts the Chorus and Orchestra of the Vienna State Opera in a powerful recording of Alban Berg's influential opera, 'Wozzeck', a terrifyingly great...continue...
Run Time: 97 min.
Region: 1
Picture Format: NTSC, 4:3, Color
Sound Format(s): LPCM Stereo,
Subtitles: English
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Rachmaninov, Stravinsky, Tchaikovsky: A Russian Night / Abbado, Grimaud [DVD]
Rachmaninov, Stravinsky, Tchaikovsky: A Russian Night / Abbado, Grimaud [DVD]

1 DVD Video / Deutsche Grammophon / 2009-10-26

Works: Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky: The tempest, Op. 18; Sergei Rachmaninov: Concerto for Piano no 2 in C minor, Op. 18; Igor Stravinsky: Firebird Suite
Performers: Grimaud, Helene
Conductors: Abbado, Claudio
Ensemble: Lucerne Festival Orchestra

The first-ever concert DVD of pianist Helene Grimaud in collaboration with conducting legend Claudio Abbado captures an unforgettable night at the Lucerne Festival 2008! The...continue...
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The Martha Argerich Collection, Vol 2 - The Concerto Recordings
The Martha Argerich Collection, Vol 2 - The Concerto Recordings

7 CD / Deutsche Grammophon / 2009-08-18

Works: Sergey Prokofiev: Concerto for Piano no 3 in C major, Op. 26; Maurice Ravel: Concerto for Piano in G major; Frédéric Chopin: Concerto for Piano no 1 in E minor, B 53/Op. 11; Concerto for Pi...
Performers: Argerich, Martha [Piano]; Kremer, Gidon; Touvron, Guy [Trumpet]
Conductors: Abbado, Claudio; Dutoit, Charles; Rostropovich, Mstislav; Sinopoli, Giuseppe; Faerber, Jörg
Ensemble: ; Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra; London Symphony Orchestra; National Symphony Orchestra; Philharmonia Orchestra; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Less than a year ago, Deutsche Grammophon released the first volume in this series which celebrates the recordings of Martha Argerich. That best-selling first volume...continue...

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Best 100 20th Century Classics
Best 100 20th Century Classics

6 CD / Warner Classics / 2009-07-28

Works: Sergey Rachmaninov: Concerto for Piano no 2 in C minor; Concerto for Piano no 3 in D minor; Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini; Songs (14), Op. 34; Sergey Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet; Lieutenant Kij...
Performers: Alexeev, Dmitri; Auger, Arleen [Soprano]; Barrueco, Manuel [Guitar]; Bashmet, Yuri [Conductor/Viola]; Bean, Hugh; Beniston, Paul; Bloch, Nikolaj; Bowers-Broadbent, Christopher; Bowman, James [Counter...
Conductors: Foster, Lawrence; Previn, Andre; Kurtz, Efrem; Tennstedt, Klaus; Jansons, Mariss; Rattle, Simon, Sir; Temirkanov, Yuri; Barbirolli, John; Boult, Adrian; Frühbeck de Burgos, Rafae; Wit, Antoni; M...
Ensemble: ; Ensemble Modern (Frankfurt)
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Kurtág: Grabstein, Stele;  Stockhausen: Gruppen / Abbado
Kurtág: Grabstein, Stele; Stockhausen: Gruppen / Abbado

1 CD / Deutsche Grammophon Imports / 2008-09-30

Works: Karlheinz Stockhausen: Gruppen
Conductors: Abbado, Claudio; Creed, Marcus; Goldmann, Friedrich
Ensemble: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
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DGGI 447761
Edition 3
Edition 3

5 CD / Sony / BMG / 2008-07-01

Works: Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky: Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 35; Symphony no 5 in E minor, Op. 64; Dmitry Shostakovich: Concerto for Violin no 1 in A minor, Op. 77; Robert Schumann: Concerto for Pi...
Performers: Blochwitz, Hans-Peter; Bonney, Barbara [Soprano Vocal]; Graham, Susan; Kotcherga, Anatoly; Mattila, Karita [Soprano Vocals]; Midori; Peeters, Harry; Perahia, Murray; Poschner, Brigitte; Rootering, Ja...
Conductors: Abbado, Claudio
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SBMG 732537
Gemini - Hindemith: Kammermusik 1-7, Der Schwanendreher
Gemini - Hindemith: Kammermusik 1-7, Der Schwanendreher

2 CD / Warner Classics / 2007-10-23

Works: Paul Hindemith: Kammermusik no 1, for 12 instruments, Op. 24/1; Kammermusik no 2, for piano & 12 instruments, Op. 36/1; Kammermusik no 3, for cello and 10 instruments, Op. 36/2; Kammermusik no 4, for...
Performers: Blacher, Kolja; Christ, Wolfram [Viola]; Faust, Georg; Vogt, Lars; Wayne Marshall [Piano/Organ]; Zimmermann, Tabea [Viola]
Conductors: Abbado, Claudio; Shallon, David
Ensemble: Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra; Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra

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Prometheus: Musical Variations on a Myth / Abaddo/Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra [DVD]
Prometheus: Musical Variations on a Myth / Abaddo/Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra [DVD]

1 DVD Video / Arthaus DVD / 2007-09-25

Works: Ludwig van Beethoven: Creatures of Prometheus, Op. 43; Franz Liszt: Prometheus, S 99; Alexander Scriabin: Prometheus, Op. 60 "Poem of Fire"; Luigi Nono: Prometeo Suite
Performers: Argerich, Martha
Conductors: Abbado, Claudio
Ensemble: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra

According to the ancient Greek legend, Prometheus brought fire and culture to mankind, thus saving the world from being destroyed by Zeus. Christopher Swann's film...continue...
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AHM 101717
Hindemith: Great Orchestral Works
Hindemith: Great Orchestral Works

1 CD / HBDirect Imports / 2007-08-21

Works: Paul Hindemith: Concerto for Violin & orchestra; Symphonic Metamorphosis; Symphony "Mathis der Maler"
Performers: Oistrakh, David [Conductor]
Conductors: Hindemith, Paul; Abbado, Claudio; Kletzki, Paul
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HBIM 718289
Nono: Como una ola de fuerza y luz, etc / Pollini  et al
Nono: Como una ola de fuerza y luz, etc / Pollini et al

1 CD / Deutsche Grammophon Imports / 2007-06-12

Works: Luigi Nono: Como una ola de fuerza y luz, for soprano, piano, orchestra & tape; ...sofferte onde serene..., for piano & tape; Contrappunto dialettico alla mente, for tape
Performers: Bove, Cadigia; Mazzoni, Marisa; Pollini, Maurizio; Taskova, Slavka; Troni, Umberto; Vicini, Elena
Conductors: Abbado, Claudio

Luigi Nono was one of the most original and influential composers to emerge from post war Italy. Having always guided by a keen awareness of...continue...
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Ligeti: Clear or Cloudy / Boulez, et al
Ligeti: Clear or Cloudy / Boulez, et al

4 CD / Deutsche Grammophon / 2006-11-14

Works: György Ligeti: Sonata for Cello solo; Bagatelles (6) for wind quintet; Quartet for Strings no 1 ("Métamorphoses nocturnes"); Pieces (10) for wind quintet; Quartet for Strings no 2; Atmosph&...
Performers: Aimard, Pierre-Laurent; Boyd, Douglas; Cascioli, Gianluca; Gawriloff, Saschko; Haimovitz, Matt; Hardenberger, Hakan [Trumpet]; Hosford, Richard; Kontarsky, Alfons; Kontarsky, Aloys; Manning, Jane; Pe...
Conductors: ; Abbado, Claudio; Franz, Helmut; Boulez, Pierre; Atherton, David
Ensemble: ; Ensemble InterContemporain; Wiener Blasersolisten

"With the passing of Gyorgy Ligeti on 12 June, 2006 at the age of 83 in Vienna following a lengthy illness, the musical world has...continue...
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Mahler: Symphony no 4 / Abbado, Fleming, Berlin PO
Mahler: Symphony no 4 / Abbado, Fleming, Berlin PO

1 CD / Deutsche Grammophon / 2006-01-10

Works: Gustav Mahler: Symphony no 4 in G major; Alban Berg: Early Songs (7); Recorded Sound: Applause
Performers: Braunstein, Guy; Fleming, Renee
Conductors: Abbado, Claudio
Ensemble: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra

Claudio Abbado reunites with the Berlin Philharmonic to present Mahler's Symphony No. 4 and Berg's Seen Early Songs, featuring 'America's Most Beautiful Voice', soprano Renee...continue...
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London Symphony Orchestra (1904-2004) - Centennial Set
London Symphony Orchestra (1904-2004) - Centennial Set

4 CD / Andante / 2005-01-18

Works: Carl Maria von Weber: Oberon, J 306; Hector Berlioz: King Lear Overture, Op. 4; Benvenuto Cellini, opera Op. 23; Ludwig van Beethoven: Coriolan Overture in C minor, Op. 62; Franz Schubert: Symphony n...
Performers: Futral, Elizabeth [Soprano Vocals]; Naouri, Laurent; Sabbatini, Giuseppe
Conductors: Nikisch, Arthur; Harty, Hamilton, Sir; Walter, Bruno; Krips, Josef; Monteux, Pierre; Kertész, István; Solti, Sir Georg; Abbado, Claudio; Previn, Andre; Thomas, Michael Tilson; Davis, Colin
Ensemble: ; London Symphony Orchestra

The year 1904 saw a historic and unprecedented event, the creation of the United Kingdom's first orchestra governed and managed by the players themselves -...continue...
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Alban Berg Collection / Barenboim, Behrens, Mutter, Kremer
Alban Berg Collection / Barenboim, Behrens, Mutter, Kremer

8 CD / Deutsche Grammophon / 2004-03-09

Works: Alban Berg: Pieces (3) for orchestra, Op. 6; Lyric Suite, for orchestra (arr. from Nos.2-4 of string quartet version); Concerto for Violin; Chamber Concerto for Piano, Violin and 13 Winds; Sonata for...
Performers: Banse, Juliane; Barenboim, Daniel [Conductor, Piano]; Bastin, Jules; Behrens, Hildegard; Blankenheim, Toni; Boese, Ursula; Doukan, Pierre; Fischer-Dieskau, Dietrich [Baritone Vocal]; Forsberg, Bengt;...
Conductors: Abbado, Claudio; Levine, James; Boulez, Pierre
Ensemble: Chicago Symphony Orchestra; Ensemble InterContemporain; Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra; Vienna Symphony Orchestra
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Expanded Edition - Tchaikovsky, Shostakovich / Midori
Expanded Edition - Tchaikovsky, Shostakovich / Midori

1 CD / Sony Classical / 2004-02-24

Works: Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky: Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 35; Souvenir d'un lieu cher; Dmitry Shostakovich: Concerto for Violin no 1 in A minor, Op. 77; Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 34; Prelude ...
Performers: McDonald, Robert; Midori
Conductors: Abbado, Claudio
Ensemble: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra

"The Berlin Philharmonic, Abbado, Midori, Tchaikovsky, and especially Shostakovich are disparate elements that add up to an urgent recommendation." - Fanfare...continue...
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Trio - Ravel: Complete Orchestral Works / Abbado, London SO
Trio - Ravel: Complete Orchestral Works / Abbado, London SO

3 CD / Deutsche Grammophon / 2002-06-11

Works: Maurice Ravel: Boléro; Rapsodie espagnole; Ma mère l'oye; Daphnis et Chloé; Valses nobles et sentimentales; Le tombeau de Couperin; Alborada del Gracioso, for orchestra; Sh&eacut...
Performers: Edmund-Davies, Paul
Conductors: Abbado, Claudio
Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra

"Abbado has impeccable taste in this repertoire, and it goes without saying that the LSO plays superbly throughout." -Penguin Guide on Rhapsodie espagnole & Alborada...continue...
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DGG 2894693542
Maurizio Pollini Edition
Maurizio Pollini Edition

13 CD / Deutsche Grammophon Imports / 2002-03-12

Works: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Concerto for Piano no 23 in A major, K 488; Ludwig van Beethoven: Concerto for Piano no 5 "Emperor"; Concerto for Piano no 3 in C minor, Op. 37; Concerto for Piano no 4 in G ...
Performers: Pollini, Maurizio; Taskova, Slavka
Conductors: Böhm, Karl; Abbado, Claudio; Sinopoli, Giuseppe; Katlewicz, Jerzy; Karajan, Herbert v.
Ensemble: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra; Chicago Symphony Orchestra; Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra; Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra

In celebration of thirty years of artistic collaboration with one of the legendary pianists of our time, Deutsche Grammophon has released this special edition boxed...continue...
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DGGI 471350
Various: New Years Gala 1996 [DVD]
Various: New Years Gala 1996 [DVD]

1 DVD Video / Arthaus DVD / 2002-02-01

Works: Johannes Brahms: Hungarian Dances (21) for Orchestra, WoO 1; Liebeslieder Waltzes (18), Op. 52; Maurice Ravel: La valse; Tzigane; Hector Berlioz: Rákóczy March, for orchestra (Le damnat...
Conductors: Abbado, Claudio
Ensemble: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra

Run Time: 74 min.
Region: All
Picture Format: NTSC, 16:9, Color
Sound Format(s): LPCM Stereo,
Country of Origin: Germany
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AHM 100043
Best of the Millennium - Top 40 Classical Hits
Best of the Millennium - Top 40 Classical Hits

2 CD / UTV Records / 2000-02-08

Works: Tomaso Albinoni: Adagio for Organ and Strings in G minor; Johann Sebastian Bach: Cantata no 147, "Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben" BWV 147; Ludwig van Beethoven: Sonata for Piano no 14 in C sharp min...
Performers: Barenboim, Daniel [Conductor, Piano]; Domingo, Placido; Forsberg, Bengt; Gilels, Emil [Piano]; Kaufmann, Eduard; Läubin, Bernhard; Levine, James; Maisky, Mischa; Preston, Simon [Conductor/Compos...
Conductors: ; Karajan, Herbert v.; del Mar, Norman; Levine, James; Abbado, Claudio; Ahronovitch, Yuri; Bychkov, Semyon; Marin, Ion; Pletnev, Mikhail; Giulini, Carlo Maria
Ensemble: ; Bolshoi Theater Violin Ensemble; Lucerne Festival Strings; The English Concert
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UTV 2894632402
Stravinsky: Oedipus Rex / Abbado, Troyanos, Kozma, Crass
Stravinsky: Oedipus Rex / Abbado, Troyanos, Kozma, Crass

1 CD / Opera D'Oro / 1999-09-14

Works: Igor Stravinsky: Oedipus rex
Performers: Crass, Franz; Kozma, Lajos; Roni, Luigi [Bass Vocals]; Troyanos, Tatiana
Conductors: Abbado, Claudio
Ensemble: Italian Radio Chorus Rome
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ODO 1209
Ravel: Orchestral Works / Abbado, Boston SO, London SO
Ravel: Orchestral Works / Abbado, Boston SO, London SO

2 CD / Deutsche Grammophon Imports / 1999-05-03

Works: Maurice Ravel: Boléro; Rapsodie espagnole; Pavane pour une infante défunte; Valses nobles et sentimentales; Daphnis et Chloé; Le tombeau de Couperin; Miroirs; Shéhé...
Conductors: Abbado, Claudio
Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra; New England Conservatory Chorus

"Abbado is in excellent form and brings out all the subtle colourings of Ravel's orchestration in which he is greatly helped by the excellent DG...continue...
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Berg: Lulu Suite, Altenberg-Lieder, etc / Abbado, Price
Berg: Lulu Suite, Altenberg-Lieder, etc / Abbado, Price

1 CD / Deutsche Grammophon Imports / 1997-09-01

Works: Alban Berg: Lulu-Suite, 5 symphonic pieces from the opera for soprano & orchestra ("Lulu-Symphonie"); Pieces (3) for orchestra, Op. 6; Altenberg Lieder (5), Op. 4
Performers: Price, Margaret [Soprano Vocals]
Conductors: Abbado, Claudio
Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
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DGGI 449714
Ravel: Boléro, Rapsodie Espagnole, etc / Abbado, London SO
Ravel: Boléro, Rapsodie Espagnole, etc / Abbado, London SO

1 CD / Deutsche Grammophon Imports / 1996-08-04

Works: Maurice Ravel: Boléro; Rapsodie espagnole; Ma mère l'oye; Pavane pour une infante défunte
Performers: Davis, Michael [Violin]
Conductors: Abbado, Claudio
Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra

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DGGI 4159722
Prokofiev, Ravel: Piano Concertos, etc / Argerich, Abbado
Prokofiev, Ravel: Piano Concertos, etc / Argerich, Abbado

1 CD / Deutsche Grammophon / 1996-05-14

Works: Sergey Prokofiev: Concerto for Piano no 3 in C major, Op. 26; Maurice Ravel: Concerto for Piano in G major; Gaspard de la nuit
Performers: Argerich, Martha [Piano]
Conductors: Abbado, Claudio
Ensemble: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra

"Argerich's concerto playing is far from subdued, but the liberties taken are collaborative liberties, or moments of freedom sandwiched between ensemble playing." -International Piano Quarterly...continue...
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Isaac Stern - A Life In Music - Berg: Violin Concerto, etc
Isaac Stern - A Life In Music - Berg: Violin Concerto, etc

1 CD / Sony Classical / 1995-07-25

Works: Alban Berg: Concerto for Violin; Chamber Concerto for Piano, Violin and 13 Winds
Performers: Serkin, Peter [Piano]; Stern, Isaac [Violin]
Conductors: Bernstein, Leonard; Abbado, Claudio
Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra members; New York Philharmonic

"...It is less Stern than the magnificent Peter Serkin and Abbado - with his marvelous feel for structure and timbre - that enliven this Chamber...continue...
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Hindemith: Mathis der Maler, Symphonic Metamorphoses /Abbado
Hindemith: Mathis der Maler, Symphonic Metamorphoses /Abbado

1 CD / Deutsche Grammophon Imports / 1995-07-03

Works: Paul Hindemith: Symphony "Mathis der Maler"; Symphonic Metamorphosis on Themes of Carl Maria von Weber
Conductors: Abbado, Claudio
Ensemble: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
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DGGI 447389
Ravel: Boléro, Daphnis et Chloé, etc / Abbado, London SO
Ravel: Boléro, Daphnis et Chloé, etc / Abbado, London SO

1 CD / Deutsche Grammophon Imports / 1995-03-14

Works: Maurice Ravel: Daphnis et Chloé; Miroirs; Boléro
Performers: Edmund-Davies, Paul; Gatt, Martin
Conductors: Abbado, Claudio
Ensemble: London Symphony Chorus; London Symphony Orchestra

"The sophistication and power of these performances is something to marvel at." -Gramophone...continue...
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Ravel: Piano Concertos, etc / Argerich, Béroff, Abbado
Ravel: Piano Concertos, etc / Argerich, Béroff, Abbado

1 CD / Deutsche Grammophon / 1989-06-13

Works: Maurice Ravel: Concerto for Piano in G major; Concerto for Piano left hand; L'éventail de Jeanne; Menuet antique; Le tombeau de Couperin
Performers: Argerich, Martha [Piano]; Beroff, Michel [Piano]
Conductors: Abbado, Claudio
Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
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Berg: Wozzeck / Abbado, Grundheber, Behrens, Langridge et al
Berg: Wozzeck / Abbado, Grundheber, Behrens, Langridge et al

2 CD / Deutsche Grammophon / 1989-02-13

Works: Alban Berg: Wozzeck, opera, Op. 7
Performers: Behrens, Hildegard; Gonda, Anna; Grundheber, Franz [Baritone Vocals]; Haugland, Aage; Jelosits, Peter; Kamenik, Werner; Langridge, Philip [Tenor Vocal]; Lehner, Viktoria; Maly, Alexander; Raffeiner, ...
Conductors: Abbado, Claudio
Ensemble: Vienna State Opera Orchestra

"...one is aware that this is a genuine performance, not a studio replica of one...I would choose Abbado almost unhesitatingly." -Gramophone...continue...
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