Sacred and Choral Recordings (29CD)

Deutsche Grammophon
$114.99
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4797060
Artist:
Herbert von Karajan

The most famous conductor of the 20th Century, Herbert von Karajan released over 300 albums on Deutsche Grammophon over a period of 50 years. If symphonic music and opera were the parts of the repertory most closely associated with Karajan, this edition of sacred music affords a fresh appreciation of his unmatched recorded music legacy.

• 29-CD Limited Edition

• Featuring the complete Sacred and Choral recordings that Herbert von Karajan made throughout his illustrious recording career on Deutsche Grammophon

• Multiple recordings of certain core repertoire offer the opportunity to experience the maestro’s artistic development over three decades

• Landmark performances by some of the greatest singers of the 20th century, including Barbara Hendricks, Gundula Janowitz, Christa Ludwig, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Hermann Prey, Peter Schreier, Fritz Wunderlich & Mirella Freni

• Original jacket art (front and back)

• 88+4 page booklet with new liner notes by leading Karajan biographer Richard Osborne

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Tracklisting includes:

Bach:   

Mass in B minor, BWV232
Gundula Janowitz (soprano), Christa Ludwig (mezzo-soprano), Peter Schreier (tenor), Karl Ridderbusch (bass)
Berliner Philharmoniker

Magnificat in D major, BWV243
Anna Tomowa-Sintow (soprano), Agnès Baltsa (mezzo-soprano), Peter Schreier (tenor)
Berliner Philharmoniker

St Matthew Passion, BWV244
Gundula Janowitz (soprano), Christa Ludwig (mezzo-soprano), Peter Schreier (tenor), Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (baritone)
Berliner Philharmoniker

Beethoven:    Missa Solemnis in D major, Op. 123
(two performances)
Gundula Janowitz (soprano), Christa Ludwig (mezzo-soprano), Fritz Wunderlich (tenor), Walter Berry (bass-baritone)
Berliner Philharmoniker
Brahms: Ein Deutsches Requiem, Op. 45
Gundula Janowitz (soprano), Eberhard Waechter (baritone)
Berliner Philharmoniker
Bruckner:    Te Deum in C major, WAB 45
Anna Tomowa-Sintow (soprano), Agnès Baltsa (mezzo-soprano), Peter Schreier (tenor), José Van Dam (bass)
Berliner Philharmoniker
Haydn:    The Creation
(three performances)
Gundula Janowitz (soprano), Christa Ludwig (mezzo-soprano), Fritz Wunderlich (tenor), Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (baritone), Walter Berry (bass-baritone)
Wiener Philharmoniker
Mendelssohn:    Symphony No. 2 in B flat major, Op. 52 'Lobgesang'
Edith Mathis (soprano), Liselotte Rebmann (soprano), Werner Hollweg (tenor)
Berliner Philharmoniker
Mozart:   

Requiem in D minor, K626
(three performances)
Wilma Lipp (soprano), Hilde Rössel-Majdan (contralto), Anton Dermota (tenor), Walter Berry (bass-baritone)
Berliner Philharmoniker

Mass in C minor, K427 'Great'
Barbara Hendricks (soprano), Janet Perry (mezzo-soprano), Peter Schreier (tenor), Benjamin Luxon (bass)
Berliner Philharmoniker

Mass in C major, K317 'Coronation Mass'
Anna Tomowa-Sintow (soprano), Agnès Baltsa (mezzo-soprano), Werner Krenn (tenor), José Van Dam (bass)
Berliner Philharmoniker

Ave verum corpus, K618
Wiener Singverein
Berliner Philharmoniker

Stravinsky:    Symphony of Psalms
Chor der deutschen Oper Berlin
Berliner Philharmoniker
Verdi:    Requiem
(two performances)
Mirella Freni (soprano), Christa Ludwig (mezzo-soprano), Carlo Cossutta (tenor), Nicolai Ghiaurov (bass)
Berliner Philharmoniker