Vivaldi – Four Seasons (Karajan, Anne-Sophie Mutter)

Accompanied by the Berliner Philharmoniker (Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra), the German violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter performs Antonio Vivaldi’s Four Seasons, a group of four violin concerti. The opening concert of the Berlin Philharmonie Chamber Hall in 1987. Conductor (and harpsichord): Herbert von Karajan.

Tchaikovsky – Symphony No. 4 (Wiener Philharmoniker, Karajan)

Conducted by Herbert von Karajan, the Wiener Philharmoniker (Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra) performs Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 4 in F minor, Op. 36.

Strauss – The Blue Danube (Karajan)

Conducted by Herbert von Karajan, the Wiener Philharmoniker (Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra) plays An der schönen blauen Donau, Op. 314 (English: “By the Beautiful Blue Danube”, simply known as “The Blue Danube”) by the Austrian composer Johann Strauss II. From the New Year’s Concert at Vienna, 1987.

Mozart – Requiem (Karajan, Wiener Singverein and Wiener Philharmoniker)

Conducted by Herbert von Karajan, the Wiener Singverein and the Wiener Philharmoniker (Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra) perform Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Requiem Mass in D minor (K. 626). Recorded in 1986 at the Wiener Musikverein, Vienna, Austria.

Tchaikovsky – Symphony No. 6 (Pathétique) – Karajan and Vienna Philharmonic

Conducted by Herbert von Karajan, the Wiener Philharmoniker (Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra) plays Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 6 in B minor, Op. 74, Pathétique, the final completed symphony of the Russian composer. Tchaikovsky dedicated the Pathétique to his nephew, Vladimir “Bob” Davydov, whom he greatly admired.

Mozart – Coronation Mass (Karajan, Wiener Philharmoniker, Wiener Singverein)

Conducted by Herbert von Karajan, the Wiener Philharmoniker (Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra) and the Wiener Singverein performs the Coronation Mass (German: Krönungsmesse) (Mass No. 15 in C major, K. 317; sometimes Mass No. 16) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. During the High Mass celebrated by H.H. Pope John Paul II in St. Peter’s Basilica at Vatican City […]

Liszt – Hungarian Rhapsody No.2

Franz Liszt’s Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2, S.244/2, the second in a set of 19 Hungarian Rhapsodies by the Hungarian composer, and is by far the most famous of the set. Both solo piano and orchestral versions. Piano version is played by the Italian pianist and composer Paolo Marzocchi, and the orchestral version is performed by […]

Tchaikovsky – Symphony No 5 (Wiener Philharmoniker & Karajan)

The Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra (Wiener Philharmoniker) plays Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 5 in E minor, Op. 64. Conductor: Herbert von Karajan.

Dvořák: Symphony No. 9 “From The New World” (Karajan & Vienna Philharmonic)

Conducted by Herbert von Karajan, the Wiener Philharmoniker (Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra) performs Antonín Dvořák’s Symphony No. 9 in E minor, “From the New World,” Op. 95, B. 178.

Beethoven – Symphony No. 2 (Karajan & Berlin Philharmonic)

Conducted by Herbert von Karajan, the Berliner Philharmoniker (Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra) plays Ludwig van Beethoven’s Symphony No. 2 in D major.