Carlo Maria Giulini

Carlo Maria Giulini: The Complete Sony Recordings

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Carlo Maria Giulini: The Complete Sony Recordings offers performances from 1989 to 1995, which represent the maestro's late output. Presented on 22 CDs in sleeves featuring original cover art, these are thoughtful and sober readings of repertoire Giulini had often performed throughout his career, though here they are noted especially for their slower tempos and weightier expressions. The set includes various symphonies and concertos by Beethoven, Dvorák, Franck, Mozart, Schubert, and Schumann, orchestral music by Mussorgsky, Debussy, Ravel, and Stravinsky, and choral masterworks by Bach, Mozart, and Vivaldi. In these recordings, Giulini worked with the Berlin Philharmonic, the La Scala Philharmonic, the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, the Vienna Philharmonic, and the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, so the quality of playing and level of commitment are extremely high throughout, giving the performances the authority and depth that Giulini intended.

Track Listing - Disc 19

Title/Composer Performer Time
Pictures at an Exhibition
1 1:51
2 2:45
3 1:04
4 4:43
5 0:37
6 1:14
7 2:45
8 0:45
9 1:13
10 2:30
11 1:31
12 2:37
13 2:15
14 4:01
15 6:30
The Firebird Suite (1919)
16 3:25
17 0:17
18 1:24
19 6:22
20 5:08
21 3:54
22 3:27
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