Best of New Year's Concert

Best of New Year's Concert

by Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra


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Featuring highlights from previous presentations of this 60-year-old Viennese tradition, Best of New Year's Concert celebrates the Vienna Philharmonic's annual year-end gala with a two-CD compilation of music by the Strausses. Maestros include Herbert von Karajan, Claudio Abbado, Lorin Maazel, Riccardo Muti, Seiji Ozawa, and others.

Product Details

Release Date: 12/09/2003
Label: Deutsche Grammophon
UPC: 0028947483021
catalogNumber: 000166302
Rank: 118946


  1. An der schönen, blauen Donau (On the Beautiful, Blue Danube), waltz for orchestra (with chorus ad lib), Op. 314 (RV 314)
  2. Unter Donner und Blitz (Thunder and Lightning), polka schnell for orchestra, Op. 324 (RV 324)
  3. Morgenblätter (Morning Papers), waltz for orchestra, Op. 279 (RV 279)
  4. Banditen-Galop (Bandits' Galop), for orchestra, Op. 378 (RV 378)
  5. Kaiser-Walzer (Emperor Waltz), for orchestra, Op. 437 (RV 437)
  6. Auf der Jagd (Off to the Hunt), schnellpolka for orchestra, Op. 373 (RV 373)
  7. Wiener Bonbons (Vienna Bon-Bons), waltz for orchestra, Op. 307 (RV 307)
  8. Beliebte Annen-Polka, for orchestra, Op. 137
  9. Accelerationen, waltz for orchestra, Op. 234 (RV 234)
  10. Brennende Liebe, polka mazurka, for orchestra, Op 129
  11. Die Libelle, polka mazurka, for orchestra, Op 204
  12. Die Fledermaus (The Bat), operetta (RV 503): Ouvertüre
  13. Wiener Blut (Vienna Blood), waltz for orchestra, Op. 354 (RV 354)
  14. Kaiser Franz Josef I Rettungs-Jubel-Marsch (Jubilee March for the Return of Emperor Franz Josef I), for orchestra, Op. 126 (RV 126)
  15. Leichtes Blut (Light as a Feather), polka schnell for orchestra, Op. 319 (RV 319)
  16. Ohne Bremse Polka for orchestra, Op 238
  17. Sphärenklänge Waltzes for orchestra, Op 235
  18. Pizzicato Polka for orchestra, Op. 234
  19. Aquarellen Waltz for orchestra, Op 258
  20. Im Fluge for orchestra, Op 230
  21. Frühlingsstimmen (Voices of Spring), waltz for orchestra (with voice ad lib), Op. 410 (RV 410)
  22. Ägyptischer (Egyptian March), march for orchestra, Op. 335 (RV 335)
  23. Annen-Polka, for orchestra, Op. 117 (RV 117)
  24. Geschichten aus dem Wienerwald (Tales from the Vienna Woods), waltz for orchestra, Op. 325 (RV 325)
  25. Auf Ferienreisen for orchestra, Op 133 ("Off on Holiday")
  26. Ohne Sorgen, polka schnell, for orchestra, Op 271
  27. Radetzky-Marsch, for orchestra, Op. 228

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Strauss, Strauss, Strauss and others 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This 2 CD set features an excellent representation of Strauss family music performed in the Vienna Philharmonic New Year’s Day Concerts with guest conductors Claudio Abbado, Willi Boskovsky, Herbert Von Karajan, Hans Knappertsbusch, Clemens Krauss, Josef Krips, Lorin Maazel, Riccardo Muti, and Seiji Ozawa.