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Herbert Von Karajan

Herbert von Karajan: Complete Decca recordings (33CD)

Presented with original sleeves and spined wallets, this limited edition 33CD set of Karajan’s complete Decca recordings includes a new essay by Karajan biographer, Richard Osborne.

  • Marks 30 years since the passing of Herbert von Karajan (16 July 1989), Decca brings together, for the first time on the label, his complete recordings for the label
  • Includes ten complete operas with the Decca-RCA recordings of Tosca and Carmen
  • Landmark recordings of Holst’s The Planets, and the Tchaikovsky ballet suites, plus a highlights disc of Adam’s Giselle
  • Recordings with the Leontyne Price, Luciano Pavarotti, Mario del Monaco, Renata Tebaldi, Giuseppe di Stefano, and Carlo Bergonzi

 Set Includes

  • 2-piece box
  • 33CDs
  • Original jackets & spined wallets
  • Booklet with extensive new essay by Karajan biographer, Richard Osborne Libretti 


CD 1
R. STRAUSS Also sprach Zarathustra
Willi Boskovsky

CD 2
R. STRAUSS Don Juan; Till Eulenspiegel; Tod und Verklarung

CD 3
BEETHOVEN Beethoven: Symphony No. 7
BRAHMS Symphony No. 1
Clemens Krauss

CD 4
MOZART Symphony No. 40
HAYDN Symphony No. 104 "London"
Karl Böhm (No. 1); Carl Schuricht (No. 2)

CD 5
MOZART Symphony No. 41 "Jupiter"
HAYDN Symphony No. 103 "Drum Roll"
Pierre Fournier

CD 6

CD 7
HOLST The Planets
GRIEG Peer Gynt Suites

CD 8
TCHAIKOVSKY Romeo & Juliet; Nutcracker Suite

CD 9
TCHAIKOVSKY Swan Lake Suite; Sleeping Beauty Suite

CD 10
ADAM Giselle (Highlights)

CD 11
BRAHMS Symphony No. 3; Tragic Overture
DVORAK Symphony No. 8

CD 12

CD 13-14
Renata Tebaldi, Giulietta Simionato, Carlo Bergonzi, Singverein Der Gesellschaft Der Musikfreunde

CD 15-16
J. STRAUSS II Die Fledermaus - Gala Performance
Waldemar Kmentt, Hilde Gueden, Erika Köth, Wiener Staatsopernchor

CD 17-18
VERDI Otello
Mario del Monaco, Renata Tebaldi, Aldo Protti

Leontyne Price, Giuseppe di Stefano, Giuseppe Taddei, Fernando Corena

CD 21-23
BIZET Carmen
Leontyne Price, Franco Corelli, Mirella Freni, Robert Merrill, Chor der Wiener Staatsoper

CD 24-26
MUSSORGSKY Boris Godunov
Nicolai Ghiaurov

CD 27-28
Mirella Freni, Elizabeth Harwood, Luciano Pavarotti, Nicolai Ghiaurov

CD 29-30
PUCCINI Madama Butterfly
Mirella Freni, Luciano Pavarotti, Christa Ludwig, Robert Kerns, Wiener Staatsopernchor

CD 31-33
MOZART Le nozze di Figaro
Anna Tomowa-Sintow, Ileana Cotrubas, Frederica von Stade, Tom Krause, José van Dam
Salome – recorded by Decca and released on RCA was unavailable for this reissue