Strauss, R: Tod und Verklärung, Op. 24 (Death and Transfiguration) - DVD video

This page lists all recordings of Tod und Verklärung, Op. 24 (Death and Transfiguration), by Richard Strauss (1864-1949) on DVD video. Generally, more recent releases are listed first, but with priority given to those that are in stock.

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Prokofiev: Symphony No. 5

Prokofiev: Symphony No. 5


Prokofiev:

Symphony No. 5 in B flat major, Op. 100

Strauss, R:

Tod und Verklärung, Op. 24


‘He seemed to have the knack of delving deep into the psychology of individual members of the orchestra, and of extracting from them playing of an almost transcendental nature.’ Misha Donat

1969 Turin recording.

PICTURE FORMAT: 4:3
LENGTH: 77 Mins
SOUND: LPCM MONO
SUBTITLES: N/A

“Celibidache makes the most of Prokofiev's balletic moments, and has a keen sense of pacing and balance in Strauss. The sound could be more opulent, both from the orchestra, and as recorded.” BBC Music Magazine, September 2007 ***

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Opus Arte - OA0979D

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$28.00

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Richard Strauss: Karl Böhm conducts the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

Richard Strauss: Karl Böhm conducts the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra


Strauss, R:

Burleske for Piano and orchestra in D minor, AV85

Tod und Verklärung, Op. 24

Nikita Magaloff (piano)

Ein Heldenleben, Op. 40


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VAI - DVDVAI4567

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Neeme Järvi conducts Mahler & R. Strauss

Neeme Järvi conducts Mahler & R. Strauss


Mahler:

Das Lied von der Erde

Paul Groves (tenor), Thomas Hampson (baritone)

Strauss, R:

Tod und Verklärung, Op. 24


For his inaugural concert as Music Director of Orchestre de la Suisse Romande , Neeme Järvi chose to perform two compositions that approach the same subject, life’s end, in ways that demonstrate the brilliance and differences of their creators. Are they really about death, or life? In both these works – one a tone poem intended to tell a story through music, the other a symphony with sung texts - there is a reflection on what life has been, its rewards and shortcomings, that culminates in a cathartic moment of revelation. The two singers, Thomas Hampson and Paul Groves add charismatic and poignant erformances of the highest order.

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VAI - DVDVAI4559

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Sir Georg Solti - The Maestro

Sir Georg Solti - The Maestro


Bartók:

Romanian Folk Dances for orchestra, Sz. 68, BB 76

Beethoven:

Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op. 92

Berlioz:

La Damnation de Faust, Op. 24: Rákóczi March

Bruckner:

Symphony No. 6 in A major

Symphony No. 7 in E Major

Kodály:

Háry János Suite

Mendelssohn:

Symphony No. 3 in A minor, Op. 56 'Scottish'

Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64

Kyung Wha Chung (violin)

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

Rossini:

Il barbiere di Siviglia Overture

L'Italiana in Algeri Overture

La gazza ladra Overture

La scala di seta Overture

Semiramide Overture

Strauss, R:

Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche, Op. 28

Tod und Verklärung, Op. 24

Vier letzte Lieder

Lucia Popp (soprano)

Wagner:

Der fliegende Holländer: Overture

Tannhäuser: Overture

Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: Overture

Tristan und Isolde: Prelude & Liebestod

Weiner, Leó:

Csongor and Tünde, suite, Op. 10b: Introduction & Scherzo


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Decca - 0743203

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The Incomparable Celibidache Boxset

The Incomparable Celibidache Boxset


Berlioz:

Symphonie fantastique, Op. 14

Bruckner:

Symphony No. 9 in D Minor

Mozart:

Symphony No. 39 in E flat major, K543

Prokofiev:

Symphony No. 5 in B flat major, Op. 100

Schubert:

Symphony No. 2 in B flat major, D125

Strauss, R:

Tod und Verklärung, Op. 24

Mozart: Symphony No.39 in E Flat K.453 / Schubert Symphony No.2

These recordings pair the first of Mozart’s last three symphonies, described as ‘among musical history’s most miraculous feats of concentrated inspiration’, with Schubert’s Second Symphony.

Berlioz: Symphonie Fantastique H.48

Celibadache in this recording takes on Berlioz’s passionate autobiographical monument to obsessive and unrequited love.

Bruckner: Symphony No.9 In D

Celibidache’s own connection with Bruckner’s last great symphony is powerfully evident in this performance.

Prokofiev: Symphony No.5 In B Flat Op.100 / Strauss: Death and Transfiguration

Prokofiev’s most important wartime composition, conceived as a symphony of the grandeur of the human spirit, is paired with Strauss’s poetic depiction of death and transfiguration.


The conductor Sergiu Celibidache was a legend in his own lifetime, mesmerising orchestras with his intensity and brilliance, both in rehearsals and in performances --- which were always conducted from memory.

The Incomparable Celibidache box-set celebrates the historic release on DVD of rare footage of performances with the Orchestra Sinfonica di Torino della RAI between 1969-70.

Filmed in black and white in 4:3 aspect ratio

Released or re-released in last 6 months

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Opus Arte - OA1152BD

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