111 The Conductors (40CD)

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All the great conductors on Deutsche Grammophon from the 1930s to the 2000s in one essential box set.

A 40-CD original-jacket collection.

Several recordings are new to CD, or have their first international CD release.

Iconic recordings alongside rarer gems.

112-page booklet with new liner notes by Julian Haylock.

The ideal cornerstone for any library of orchestral music .

Since its founding in 1898, Deutsche Grammophon has always stood for the highest standards of artistry and has been home to the greatest conductors in the world. Today, the label continues to be known for musical excellence, great orchestras led by legendary conductors, and for stunning recordings.

The Yellow Label proudly celebrates the greatest conductors of their age who shaped the musical landscape from the 1930s to the present day. Deutsche Grammophon presents 40 of the most outstanding orchestral recordings from 40 of the world’s greatest conductors in ONE ESSENTIAL BOX SET.

111 THE CONDUCTORS presents a wide breadth of repertoire from Haydn and Mozart to Mahler and Messiaen; legendary recordings from Kleiber’s immortal Beethoven 5 & 7 to Karajan’s sensational Beethoven 9 to Nelsons’ more recent Shostakovich Symphonies 5 & 9; and also rare gems either new to CD or never before released internationally in this format – recordings by Fritz Busch, Riccardo Chailly, Fritz Lehmann, Ferdinand Leitner and Carl Schuricht.

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Tracklisting:

Debussy: Trois Nocturnes

  • Boston Symphony Orchestra
  • Claudio Abbado

Ravel: Daphnis et Chloé - Suite No. 2

  • Boston Symphony Orchestra
  • Claudio Abbado

Ravel: Pavane pour une infante défunte

  • Boston Symphony Orchestra
  • Claudio Abbado

Scriabin: Symphony No. 4 - 'Le Poème de l'extase', Op. 54

  • Boston Symphony Orchestra
  • Claudio Abbado

Brahms: Tragic Overture, Op. 81

  • London Symphony Orchestra
  • Claudio Abbado

Saint-Saëns: Symphony No. 3 in C minor, Op. 78 'Organ Symphony'

  • Chicago Symphony Orchestra
  • Daniel Barenboim
  • Gaston Litaize (organ)

Saint-Saëns: Bacchanale from Samson et Dalila

  • Orchestre de Paris
  • Daniel Barenboim

Saint-Saëns: Le Déluge, Op. 45

  • Orchestre de Paris
  • Daniel Barenboim

Saint-Saëns: Danse macabre, Op. 40

  • Orchestre de Paris
  • Daniel Barenboim

Mahler: Symphony No. 1 in D major 'Titan'

  • Concertgebouw Orchester
  • Leonard Bernstein

Mahler: Symphony No. 2 'Resurrection'

  • New York Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Leonard Bernstein
  • Barbara Hendricks (soprano), Christa Ludwig (mezzo), The Westminster Choir (chorus)

Bruckner: Symphony No. 8 in C minor

  • Wiener Philharmoniker
  • Karl Böhm

Schoenberg: Pelleas und Melisande, Op. 5

  • Gustav Mahler Jugendorchester
  • Pierre Boulez

Stravinsky: Symphony of Psalms

  • Berliner Philharmoniker
  • Pierre Boulez
  • Rundfunkchor Berlin (chorus)

Stravinsky: Symphony in 3 movements

  • Berliner Philharmoniker
  • Pierre Boulez

Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4 in A major, Op. 90 'Italian'

  • Danish Radio Symphony Orchestra
  • Fritz Busch

Beethoven: Leonore Overture No. 2, Op. 72a

  • Danish Radio Symphony Orchestra
  • Fritz Busch

Brahms: Tragic Overture, Op. 81

  • Danish Radio Symphony Orchestra
  • Fritz Busch

Prokofiev: Symphony No. 3 in C minor, Op. 44

  • Junge Deutsche Philharmonie
  • Riccardo Chailly

Prokofiev: The Love for Three Oranges: Suite Op. 33a

  • Junge Deutsche Philharmonie
  • Riccardo Chailly

Messiaen: Turangalîla Symphony

  • Orchestre de l'Opéra Bastille
  • Myung Whun Chung
  • Yvonne Loriod (piano), Jeanne Loriod (ondes martenot)

Brahms: Symphony No. 4 in E minor, Op. 98

  • Berliner Philharmoniker
  • Victor de Sabata

Kodály: Dances of Galanta

  • Berliner Philharmoniker
  • Victor de Sabata

Revueltas: Sensemayá

  • Simón Bolívar Youth Orchestra of Venezuela
  • Gustavo Dudamel

Carreño, I: Margaritena

  • Simón Bolívar Youth Orchestra of Venezuela
  • Gustavo Dudamel

Estévez: Mediodía en el Llano

  • Simón Bolívar Youth Orchestra of Venezuela
  • Gustavo Dudamel

Márquez: Danzón No. 2

  • Simón Bolívar Youth Orchestra of Venezuela
  • Gustavo Dudamel

Romero, Aldemaro: Fuga con Pajarillo from from Suite for Strings No. 1 (Orchestral version)

  • Simón Bolívar Youth Orchestra of Venezuela
  • Gustavo Dudamel

Ginastera: Estancia - dance suite, Op. 8a

  • Simón Bolívar Youth Orchestra of Venezuela
  • Gustavo Dudamel

Castellanos, E: Santa Cruz de Pacairigua

  • Simón Bolívar Youth Orchestra of Venezuela
  • Gustavo Dudamel

Bernstein: West Side Story: Mambo

  • Simón Bolívar Youth Orchestra of Venezuela
  • Gustavo Dudamel

Strauss, J, II: Die Fledermaus Overture

  • Radio-Symphonie-Orchester Berlin
  • Ferenc Fricsay

Strauss, J, II: Annen-Polka, Op. 117

  • Radio-Symphonie-Orchester Berlin
  • Ferenc Fricsay

Strauss, J, II: Kaiser-Walzer, Op. 437

  • Radio-Symphonie-Orchester Berlin
  • Ferenc Fricsay

Strauss, J, II: Tritsch-Tratsch Polka, Op. 214

  • Radio-Symphonie-Orchester Berlin
  • Ferenc Fricsay

Strauss, J, II: An der schönen, blauen Donau, Op. 314

  • Radio-Symphonie-Orchester Berlin
  • Ferenc Fricsay

Strauss, J, II: Eljen a Magyar Schnell-Polka, Op. 332

  • Radio-Symphonie-Orchester Berlin
  • Ferenc Fricsay

Strauss, J, II: Geschichten aus dem Wienerwald, Op. 325

  • Radio-Symphonie-Orchester Berlin
  • Ferenc Fricsay

Strauss, J, I: Radetsky March, Op. 228

  • Radio-Symphonie-Orchester Berlin
  • Ferenc Fricsay

Brahms: Symphony No. 1 in C minor, Op. 68

  • Berliner Philharmoniker
  • Wilhelm Furtwängler

Schubert: Symphony No. 8 in B minor, D759 'Unfinished'

  • Berliner Philharmoniker
  • Wilhelm Furtwängler

Beethoven: Symphony No. 4 in B flat major, Op. 60

  • Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique
  • Sir John Eliot Gardiner

Beethoven: Symphony No. 6 in F major, Op. 68 'Pastoral'

  • Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique
  • Sir John Eliot Gardiner

Bruckner: Symphony No. 9 in D Minor

  • Wiener Philharmoniker
  • Carlo Maria Giulini

Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 3 in G major, K216

  • Wiener Philharmoniker
  • Nikolaus Harnoncourt
  • Gidon Kremer (violin)

Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 4 in D major, K218

  • Wiener Philharmoniker
  • Nikolaus Harnoncourt
  • Gidon Kremer (violin)

Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 5 in A major, K219 'Turkish'

  • Wiener Philharmoniker
  • Nikolaus Harnoncourt
  • Gidon Kremer (violin)

Sibelius: Karelia Suite, Op. 11

  • Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
  • Neeme Järvi

Sibelius: Luonnotar, Op. 70 (Text: Kalevala)

  • Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
  • Neeme Järvi
  • Soile Isokoski (soprano)

Sibelius: Andante festivo, JS34b

  • Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
  • Neeme Järvi

Sibelius: The Oceanides, Op. 73

  • Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
  • Neeme Järvi

Sibelius: King Kristian II, incidental music, Op. 27

  • Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
  • Neeme Järvi

Sibelius: Finlandia, Op. 26

  • Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
  • Neeme Järvi

Mozart: Symphony No. 41 in C major, K551 'Jupiter'

  • Boston Symphony Orchestra
  • Eugen Jochum

Schubert: Symphony No. 8 in B minor, D759 'Unfinished'

  • Boston Symphony Orchestra
  • Eugen Jochum

Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67

  • Wiener Philharmoniker
  • Carlos Kleiber

Beethoven: Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op. 92

  • Wiener Philharmoniker
  • Carlos Kleiber

Dvorak: Symphony No. 8 in G major, Op. 88

  • Berliner Philharmoniker
  • Rafael Kubelik

Dvorak: Symphony No. 9 in E minor, Op. 95 'From the New World'

  • Berliner Philharmoniker
  • Rafael Kubelik

Handel: Concerto grosso, Op. 6 No. 1 in G major, HWV319

  • Bamberger Symphoniker
  • Fritz Lehmann

Handel: Concerto grosso, Op. 6 No. 4 in A minor, HWV322

  • Bamberger Symphoniker
  • Fritz Lehmann

Handel: Concerto grosso, Op. 6 No. 5 in D major, HWV323

  • Bamberger Symphoniker
  • Fritz Lehmann

Handel: Concerto grosso, Op. 6 No. 6 in G minor, HWV324

  • Bamberger Symphoniker
  • Fritz Lehmann

Handel: Concerto grosso, Op. 6 No. 12 in B minor, HWV330

  • Bamberger Symphoniker
  • Fritz Lehmann

Mozart: Symphony No. 31 in D, K297 'Paris'

  • Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks
  • Ferdinand Leitner

Mozart: Les petits riens K299b - Overture

  • Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks
  • Ferdinand Leitner

Mozart: Symphony No. 36 in C major, K425 'Linz'

  • Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks
  • Ferdinand Leitner

Tchaikovsky: Capriccio italien, Op. 45

  • Berliner Philharmoniker
  • Ferdinand Leitner

Tchaikovsky: Marche slave, Op. 31

  • Berliner Philharmoniker
  • Ferdinand Leitner

Wagner: Lohengrin: Prelude to Act 1

  • Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
  • James Levine

Wagner: Die Walküre: Ride of the Valkyries

  • Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
  • James Levine

Wagner: Siegfried: Waldweben

  • Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
  • James Levine

Wagner: Götterdämmerung: Siegfried's Funeral March

  • Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
  • James Levine

Wagner: Tristan und Isolde: Prelude & Liebestod

  • Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
  • James Levine

Wagner: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: Prelude to Act 3

  • Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
  • James Levine

Wagner: Parsifal: Good Friday Music

  • Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
  • James Levine

Rimsky Korsakov: Scheherazade, Op. 35

  • Berliner Philharmoniker
  • Lorin Maazel

Rachmaninov: The Isle of the Dead - Symphonic Poem, Op. 29

  • Berliner Philharmoniker
  • Lorin Maazel

Mozart: Symphony No. 34 in C major, K338

  • Orchestre des Concerts Lamoureux
  • Igor Markevitch

Mozart: Symphony No. 38 in D major, K504 'Prague'

  • Orchestre des Concerts Lamoureux
  • Igor Markevitch

Mozart: Symphony No. 35 in D major, K385 'Haffner'

  • Orchestre des Concerts Lamoureux
  • Igor Markevitch

Gluck: Sinfonia in G major

  • Orchestre des Concerts Lamoureux
  • Igor Markevitch

Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique, Op. 14

  • Les Musiciens du Louvre
  • Marc Minkowski

Berlioz: Herminie - Scène lyrique, H29

  • Les Musiciens du Louvre
  • Marc Minkowski

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6 in B minor, Op. 74 'Pathétique'

  • Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Yevgeny Mravinsky

Beethoven: Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 36

  • Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Kurt Sanderling

Shostakovich: Symphony No. 9 in E flat major, Op. 70

  • Boston Symphony Orchestra
  • Andris Nelsons

Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5 in D minor, Op. 47

  • Boston Symphony Orchestra
  • Andris Nelsons

Schumann: Symphony No. 1 in B flat major, Op. 38 'Spring'

  • Chamber Orchestra Of Europe
  • Yannick Nézet-Séguin

Schumann: Symphony No. 4 in D minor, Op. 120

  • Chamber Orchestra Of Europe
  • Yannick Nézet-Séguin

Respighi: Roman Festivals

  • Boston Symphony Orchestra
  • Seiji Ozawa

Respighi: Pines of Rome

  • Boston Symphony Orchestra
  • Seiji Ozawa

Respighi: Fountains of Rome

  • Boston Symphony Orchestra
  • Seiji Ozawa

Shostakovich: Symphony No. 8 in C minor, Op. 65

  • London Symphony Orchestra
  • André Previn

Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 1 in D minor, Op. 15

  • Berliner Philharmoniker
  • Simon Rattle
  • Krystian Zimerman (piano)

Haydn: Symphony No. 92 in G major 'Oxford'

  • Berliner Philharmoniker
  • Hans Rosbaud

Haydn: Symphony No. 104 in D major 'London'

  • Berliner Philharmoniker
  • Hans Rosbaud

Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake, Op. 20 Suite

  • Berliner Philharmoniker
  • Mstislav Rostropovich

Tchaikovsky: Sleeping Beauty, Suite, Op. 66a

  • Berliner Philharmoniker
  • Mstislav Rostropovich

Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker Suite, Op. 71a

  • Berliner Philharmoniker
  • Mstislav Rostropovich

Mussorgsky: A Night on the Bare Mountain

  • Los Angeles Philharmonic
  • Esa-Pekka Salonen

Bartók: The Miraculous Mandarin, Op. 19, Sz. 73 (suite)

  • Los Angeles Philharmonic
  • Esa-Pekka Salonen

Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring

  • Los Angeles Philharmonic
  • Esa-Pekka Salonen

Bruckner: Symphony No. 7 in E Major

  • Berliner Philharmoniker
  • Carl Schuricht

Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition

  • New York Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Giuseppe Sinopoli

Mussorgsky: A Night on the Bare Mountain

  • New York Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Giuseppe Sinopoli

Ravel: Valses nobles et sentimentales

  • New York Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Giuseppe Sinopoli

Strauss, R: Also sprach Zarathustra, Op. 30

  • Boston Symphony Orchestra
  • William Steinberg

Hindemith: Symphony 'Mathis der Maler'

  • Boston Symphony Orchestra
  • William Steinberg

Hindemith: Konzertmusik, Op. 50 for strings & brass

  • Boston Symphony Orchestra
  • William Steinberg

Strauss, R: Symphonic Fantasy on Die Frau ohne Schatten, TrV234a

  • Wiener Philharmoniker
  • Christian Thielemann

Strauss, R: Ein Heldenleben, Op. 40

  • Wiener Philharmoniker
  • Christian Thielemann

Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125 'Choral'

  • Berliner Philharmoniker
  • Herbert von Karajan
  • Gundula Janowitz (soprano), Hilde Rossel-Majdan (contralto), Waldemar Kmentt (tenor) & Walter Berry (bass), Wiener Singverein (chorus)

Beethoven: Coriolan Overture, Op. 62

  • Berliner Philharmoniker
  • Herbert von Karajan