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Zubin Mehta & IPO / Live Recordings 1963-2006

40th anniversary – 12 CD boxset celebrating 40 years of Zubin Mehta conducting the Israeli Orchestra. The 12 Cd’s represent the best selection of recordings between 1963-2006. A 72 page booklet with rare photos is included.

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION

40th anniversary – 12 CD boxset celebrating 40 years of Zubin Mehta conducting the Israeli Orchestra. The 12 Cd’s represent the best selection of recordings between 1963-2006. A 72 page booklet with rare photos is included.

For further details, please see tracklisting below.

TRACKLISTING

CD1

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
1. Overture: Le nozze di Figaro
Recorded: December 1986

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
Serenade in G major, K.525 ‘Eine Kleine Nachtmusik’
2. I Allegro
3. II Romance: Andante
4. III Menuetto: Allegretto – Trio
5. IV Rondo: Allegro
Recorded: April 2006

Gioacchino Rossini (1792-1868)
6. Overture: La scala di seta
Recorded: January 1977

Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901)
7. Overture: La forza del destino
Recorded: December 1986

Ludwig Van Beethoven (1770-1827)
8. Overture: Leonore no.3
Recorded: October 1975
Franz Schubert (1797-1828)

Symphony no. 8 in B minor ‘Unfinished’ D.759
9. I Allegro moderato
10. II Andante con moto
Recorded: December 1996
Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
ZUBIN MEHTA
Live recordings from the Mann Auditorium, Tel Aviv

CD2

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
Concerto in F major for 3 Pianos K.242, ‘Lodron’
1. I Allegro
2. II Adagio
3. III Rondo. Tempo di Menuetto
Arie Vardi / Yefim Bronfman / Radu Lupu (Pianos)
Recorded: December 1986
Franz Liszt (1811-1886)
Piano Concerto n. 2 in A major
4. I Adagio sostenuto assai – Allegro agitato assai
5. II Allegro moderato – Allegro deciso
6. III Marziale un poco meno allegro
7. IV Allegro animato – Stretto (molto accelerando)
Yefim Bronfman (Piano)
Recorded: December 1996

Sergei Rachmaninov (1873-1943)
Piano Concerto no. 2 in C minor, op.18
8. I Moderato
9. II Adagio sostenuto
10. III Alegro scherzando
Alicia de Larrocha (Piano)
Recorded: January 1987
Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
ZUBIN MEHTA
Live recordings from the Mann Auditorium, Tel Aviv

CD3

Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741)
Concerto for 2 Violins in A minor, RV 522
1. I Allegro
2. II Larghetto e spiritoso
3. III Allegro
Itzhak Perlman / Pinchas Zukerman (Violins)
Recorded: December 1996
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
Sinfonia Concertante for Violin, Viola and Orchestra, in F flat Major, K.364
4. I Allegro maestoso
5. II Andante
6. III Presto
Chaim Taub (Violin) / Daniel Benyamini (Viola)
Recorded: July 1968

Antonin Dvorak (1841-1904)
Violin Concerto in A minor, op.53
7. I Allegro ma non troppo
8. II Adagio ma non troppo
9. III Finale (Allegro giocoso)
Itzhak Perlman (Violin)
Recorded: October 1971
Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
ZUBIN MEHTA
Live recordings from the Mann Auditorium, Tel Aviv

CD4

Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
1. Alto Raphsody, op.53
(Fragment from Goehte’s ‘Harz journey in Winter’
for contralto, male chorus and orchestra)
Marjana Lipovsek (Mezzo-soprano)
Prague Philharmonic Choir
Recorded: July 2000
2. Schicksalslied (Song of destiny), op.54
Scottish National Orchestra Choir
Recorded: July 1972
Symphony no. 2 in D major, op.73
3. I Allegro no troppo
4. II Adagio non troppo – L’istesso tempo, ma grazioso
5. III Allegretto grazioso (quasi andantino) – Presto ma non assai
6. IV Allegro con spirito
Recorded: October 1977
Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
ZUBIN MEHTA
Live recordings from the Mann Auditorium, Tel Aviv

CD5

Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
Violin Concerto in D, op.77
1. I Allegro non troppo (Cadenza: Joseph Joachim)
2. II Adagio
3. III Allegro giocoso, ma non troppo vivace
Pinchas Zukerman (Violin)
Live recording, August 1971, Salzburg Festival, Austria
Double Concerto for Violin, Cello and Orchestra in A minor, op.102
4. I Allegro
5. II Andante
6. III Vivace non troppo – Poco meno allegro – Tempo I
Isaac Stern (Violin) / Mstislav Rostropovich (Cello)
Live recording, December 1986, The Mann Auditorium, Tel Aviv
Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
ZUBIN MEHTA

CD6

Richard Strauss (1864-1949)
1. Till Eulenspiegel’s merry pranks, op.28
Recorded: July 1996
Anton Bruckner (1824-1896)
Symphony no. 9 in D minor
2. I Feierlich, Misterioso
3. II Scherzo – Bewegt, Lebhaft – Trio, Schnell
4. III Adagio – Langsam, feierlich
Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
ZUBIN MEHTA

CD7

Edward Elgar (1857-1934)
Violin Concerto in B minor, op.61
1. I Allegro
2. II Andante
3. III Allegro molto – Cadenza (accompagnata: Lento) – Allegro molto
Yehudi Menuhin (Violin)
Recorded: October 1982
Sergei Prokofiev (1891-1953)
Violin Concerto no. 2 in D minor, op.63
4. I Allegro moderato
5. II Andante assai
6. III Allegro, ben marcato
Isaac Stern (Violin)
Recorded: October 1975
Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
ZUBIN MEHTA

CD8

Camille Saint-Saens (1835-1921)
Cello Concerto no. 1 in A minor, op.33
1. I Allegro non troppo
2. II Allegretto con moto
3. III Un peu moins vite
Lyn Harrell (Cello)
Recorded: December 1986
Gustav Mahler (1860-1911)
Five Ruckert – Lieder
4. I Ich atmet’ einen linden Duft
5. II Blicke mir nicht in die Lieder
6. III Liebst du um Schonheit
7. IV Um mitternacht
8. V Ich bin der Welt abhanden gekommen
Marjana Lipovsek (Mezzo-soprano)
Recorded: October 1995

Alban Berg (1885-1935)
Three Excerpts from ‘Wozzek’
9. I “Soldaten, soldaten sind schone Burschen!” (from Act 1, Scenes 2 & 3)
10. II “Und ist kein Betrug, in seinem Munde erfunden worden” (Act 3, Scene 1)
11. III Wozzek Drowns – Children’s at play (from Act 3, Scenes 4 & 5)
Stella Richmond (Soprano)
Recorded: March 1972

Eric Zeisl (1905-1959)
12. Requiem Ebraico: 92d Psalm
(for baritone, soprano, alto mixed chorus and orchestra)
Sharon Rostorf-Zamir (Soprano)
Bracha Kol (Mezzo-soprano)
David Bizic (Baritone)
The Philharmonia Singers
Recorded: April 2006
Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
ZUBIN MEHTA
Live recordings from the Mann Auditorium, Tel Aviv

CD9

Gustav Holst (1874-1934)
The Planets, op.32
1. I Mars, the Bringer of War (Allegro)
2. II Venus, the Bringer of Peace (Adagio-Andante-Animato-Tempo1)
3. III Mercury, the Winged Messenger (Vivace)
4. IV Jupiter, the Bringer of Jollity
5. V Saturn, the Bringer of Old Age (Adagio-Andante)
6. VI Uranus, the Magician (Allegro-Lento-Allegro-Largo)
7. VII Neptune, the Mystic (Andante-Allegretto)
with Women of the Tel-Aviv Philharmonic Choir
Recorded: July 1986
Ernest Bloch (1880-1959)
8. Schelomo (Hebrew Raphsody for Cello and Orchestra)
Mischa Maisky (Cello)
Recorded: November 1990
Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
ZUBIN MEHTA
Live recordings from the Mann Auditorium, Tel Aviv

CD10

Antonin Dvorak (1841-1904)
Three Slavonic dances op.72
1. B major
2. D minor
3. C major
Recorded: July 1996
Igor Stravibsky (1882-1971)
Le Sacred du printemps (The Rite of Spring)
4. I Part 1: The adoration of the earth
5. II Part 2: The Sacrifice
Recorded: July 1997

Arnold Schoenberg (1874-1951)
6. Verklarte Nacht (Transfigured Night), op.4
Recorded: April 2006
Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
ZUBIN MEHTA
Live recordings from the Mann Auditorium, Tel Aviv

CD11

Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901)
Messa da Requiem
Requiem e Kyrie
1. Requiem aeternam
2. Kyrie eleison Sequenza
3. Dies Irae
4. Tuba mirum
5. Mors stupebit
6. Liber scriptus – Dies Irae
7. Quid sum miser
8. Rex tremendae
9. Recordare
10. Ingemisco
11. Confutatis – Dies Irae
12. Lacrymosa Offertorio
13. Domine Jesu Christe
14. Hostias
15. Sanctus
16. Agnus Dei
17. Lux aeterna Libera me
18. Libera me, Domine
19. Dies Irae
20. Requiem aeternam
21. Libera me, Domine
Martina Arroyo (Soprano)
Shirley Verrett (Mezzo-soprano)
Richard Tucker (Tenor)
Bonaldo Giaiotti (Bass)
The Tel-Aviv Philharmonic Choir (Chorus Master: Joseph Friedland)
Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
ZUBIN MEHTA
Live recording, July 1968, Bethlehem

CD12

Noam Sheriff (b.1935)
1. Festival Preludes (“Akdamot Le’Moed”)
Recorded: December 1996
Josef Tal (1910-2008)
2. Symphony no. 2
Recorded: September 1983

Tzvi Avni (b.1927)
Programme Music
3. I The Machine game
4. II The dream of the broken mirror
5. III Magritte – A dilemma?
Recorded: June-July 1983

Joseph Kaminski (1903-1972)
6. Symphonic Overture
Recorded: October 1982

Avner Dorman (b.1975)
7. Spices, Perfums, Toxins!
8.
9.
PercaDu (Marimba and Percussion Duo)
Recorded: April 2006
Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
ZUBIN MEHTA
Live recordings from the Mann Auditorium, Tel Aviv

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