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Beethoven – Symphony No. 3 (Eroica) – Karajan

Berliner Philharmoniker (Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra) plays Ludwig van Beethoven’s Symphony No. 3 in E-flat major, Opus 55. Conductor: Herbert von Karajan. The symphony marks the beginning of the creative middle-period of the German composer. It also known as Sinfonia Eroica (Italian), meaning Heroic Symphony in English. It was first performed privately in early August, 1804. The first public performance was on 7 April 1805 in Vienna.
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William Tell Overture – Karajan

The “overture” from Gioachino Rossini’s last opera, William Tell (French: Guillaume Tell, Italian: Guglielmo Tell). It is an opera in four acts, with a French libretto by √Čtienne de Jouy and Hippolyte Bis based on Friedrich Schiller‘s play William Tell. The overture, featuring a depiction of a storm and with its famous finale, “March Of The Swiss Soldiers,” is a major part of the concert and recording repertoire.

Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor: Herbert von Karajan.
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