Willi Boskovsky

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Boskovsky was concertmaster of the Vienna Philharmonic for over 40 years and the beloved conductor of its New Year's concerts for decades.
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Discography

Year Album Label AllMusic Rating User Ratings
Grieg: Holberg Suite; Two Elegiac Melodies; Two Nordic Melodies; Etc.
1960 Grieg: Holberg Suite; Two Elegiac Melodies; Two Nordic Melodies; Etc. Decca / Eloquence
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Lehár: Das Land des Lächelns
1983 Lehár: Das Land des Lächelns EMI Music Distribution
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Best Strauss Waltzes: Empire Waltz
1984 Best Strauss Waltzes: Empire Waltz EMI Classics
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Carnival in Vienna
1987 Carnival in Vienna EMI Music Distribution
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Strauss: Der Zigeunerbaron
1987 Strauss: Der Zigeunerbaron EMI Music Distribution
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Weekend in Vienna: Strauss Favourites
1988 Weekend in Vienna: Strauss Favourites London
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Zeller: Der Vogelhändler
1989 Zeller: Der Vogelhändler EMI Classics
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Les Strauss à Vienne
1989 Les Strauss à Vienne EMI Classics
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Strauss Gala: Roses from the South
1989 Strauss Gala: Roses from the South London
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Mozart: Dances; Marches
1990 Mozart: Dances; Marches Philips
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New Year's Day Concert
1991 New Year's Day Concert London / Polygram
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Mozart: Dances & Marches
1991 Mozart: Dances & Marches London
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Bonbons aus Wien
1991 Bonbons aus Wien Vanguard Classics
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World of Johann Strauss
1991 World of Johann Strauss Decca
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Liszt:Hungarian Rhapsodies Nos. 1-6; Rákóczy March; Ungarischer Sturmmarsch
1992 Liszt:Hungarian Rhapsodies Nos. 1-6; Rákóczy March; Ungarischer Sturmmarsch EMI Music Distribution
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Strauss: An der Schönen Blauen Donau
1992 Strauss: An der Schönen Blauen Donau Decca
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Creampuffs from Vienna, Vol. 3
1993 Creampuffs from Vienna, Vol. 3 Vanguard
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The Charm of Old Vienna: Rare Old Vienna Dances
1993 The Charm of Old Vienna: Rare Old Vienna Dances Vanguard
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J. Strauss II: Waltzer
1993 J. Strauss II: Waltzer EMI Music Distribution
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Franz Lehár: Giuditta [EMI]
1994 Franz Lehár: Giuditta [EMI] EMI Classics
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Mozart: Serenades
1994 Mozart: Serenades London
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Schubert: Musik zu Rosamunde; Ouvertüre Die Zauberharfe
1994 Schubert: Musik zu Rosamunde; Ouvertüre Die Zauberharfe Berlin Classics
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Strauss Waltzes
1994 Strauss Waltzes London
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New Year's Day Concert in Vienna
1995 New Year's Day Concert in Vienna London
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Johann Strauss II: Waltzes
1995 Johann Strauss II: Waltzes EMI Music Distribution
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Liszt: Les Préludes; Mazeppa; Hungarian Rhapsodies 2, 3 & 14; Etc.
1995 Liszt: Les Préludes; Mazeppa; Hungarian Rhapsodies 2, 3 & 14; Etc. Seraphim UK
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Unforgettable Viennese Classics
1996 Unforgettable Viennese Classics EMI Music Distribution
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Franz von Suppé: Boccaccio
1996 Franz von Suppé: Boccaccio EMI Music Distribution
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Franz Lehár: Paganini
1996 Franz Lehár: Paganini EMI Music Distribution
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Aufforderung Zum Tanz
1996 Aufforderung Zum Tanz
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Strauss: Waltzes, Polkas & Marches
1997 Strauss: Waltzes, Polkas & Marches London
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Strauss: Die Fledermaus
1997 Strauss: Die Fledermaus EMI Music Distribution
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Antonio Vivaldi: L'Estro Armonico
1997 Antonio Vivaldi: L'Estro Armonico Vanguard
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Johann Strauss II: Wiener Blut
1997 Johann Strauss II: Wiener Blut EMI Music Distribution
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Mozart: Serenades & Divertimenti
1998 Mozart: Serenades & Divertimenti London
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Schubert: Octet; Grand Duo
1999 Schubert: Octet; Grand Duo Aura Classics
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Mozart: Serenades, Dances, Marches [Box Set]
2000 Mozart: Serenades, Dances, Marches [Box Set] Philips
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Johann Strauss: Waltzes
2000 Johann Strauss: Waltzes Decca
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Johann, Josef & Eduard Strauss: Valses & Polkas, Vols. 1 & 2
2001 Johann, Josef & Eduard Strauss: Valses & Polkas, Vols. 1 & 2 EMI Music Distribution
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Franz Lehár: Walzer
2001 Franz Lehár: Walzer EMI Music Distribution
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Johann Strauss II: Waltzes
2001 Johann Strauss II: Waltzes EMI Music Distribution
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Overtures, Marches, Polkas & Waltzes
2002 Overtures, Marches, Polkas & Waltzes EMI Music Distribution
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Offenbach: Gaîté Parisienne; Waldteufel: Waltzes
2003 Offenbach: Gaîté Parisienne; Waldteufel: Waltzes EMI Classics
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The Strauss Family [Box Set]
2004 The Strauss Family [Box Set] EMI Music Distribution
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Creampuffs from Vienna: Rare Old Vienna Dances
2004 Creampuffs from Vienna: Rare Old Vienna Dances Artemis Classics
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Lehár: Das Land des Lächelns [Highlights]
2005 Lehár: Das Land des Lächelns [Highlights] EMI Classics
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Mozart: The Dances & Marches, Vol. 3 [Complete Mozart Edition]
2006 Mozart: The Dances & Marches, Vol. 3 [Complete Mozart Edition] Philips
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Mozart: The Dances & Marches, Vol. 1 [Complete Mozart Edition]
2006 Mozart: The Dances & Marches, Vol. 1 [Complete Mozart Edition] Philips
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Mozart: The Dances & Marches, Vol. 2 [Complete Mozart Edition]
2006 Mozart: The Dances & Marches, Vol. 2 [Complete Mozart Edition] Philips
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Johann Strauss II: Die Fledermaus [Highlights]
2006 Johann Strauss II: Die Fledermaus [Highlights] EMI Music Distribution
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Strauß Edition 8: Illustrationen
2008 Strauß Edition 8: Illustrationen Ton 4
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Strauß Edition 9: Wiener Frauen
2008 Strauß Edition 9: Wiener Frauen Ton 4
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Vienna Philharmonic plays Strauss: On the Beautiful Blue Danube and other Favorites
2008 Vienna Philharmonic plays Strauss: On the Beautiful Blue Danube and other Favorites Musical Heritage Society
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Vienna Philharmonic plays Strauss: Tales from Vienna Woods and other Favorites
2008 Vienna Philharmonic plays Strauss: Tales from Vienna Woods and other Favorites Musical Heritage Society
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Strauss: Valses et Polkas
2008 Strauss: Valses et Polkas EMI Music Distribution
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Philharmonic Ball: Music by Johann & Josef Strauss
2008 Philharmonic Ball: Music by Johann & Josef Strauss Decca
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Dances of Old Vienna [LIM]
2009 Dances of Old Vienna [LIM] LIM
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J. Strauss Jr.: Wiener Walzer
2009 J. Strauss Jr.: Wiener Walzer Deutsche Grammophon
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Johann Strauss: The Blue Danube
2011 Johann Strauss: The Blue Danube Classic FM / Decca
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Neujahr in Wien
2011 Neujahr in Wien EMI Classics
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Strauss II: Champagner Polka - Die schönsten Polkas
2012 Strauss II: Champagner Polka - Die schönsten Polkas EMI Classics
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Popular Waltzes
2012 Popular Waltzes Decca
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Dances of Old Vienna [Alto]
2014 Dances of Old Vienna [Alto] Alto / Musical Concepts
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Johann Strauss II, Josef Strauss: Famous Waltzes
2015 Johann Strauss II, Josef Strauss: Famous Waltzes Warner Classics
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Schubert: Rosamunde
2015 Schubert: Rosamunde Brilliant Classics
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Strauss, Vol. 8
Strauss, Vol. 8 Brilliant
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The Ultimate Strauss Album
The Ultimate Strauss Album Decca
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Schubert: Complete Symphonies; Rosamunde
Schubert: Complete Symphonies; Rosamunde Brilliant Classics
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The Strauss Familiy: Waltzes, Polkas & Marches [2016]
The Strauss Familiy: Waltzes, Polkas & Marches [2016] Decca
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New Year Concert '75
New Year Concert '75 Decca
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Romantic Overtures, Vol. 4: Overtures of Old Vienna
Romantic Overtures, Vol. 4: Overtures of Old Vienna Eloquence
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Mozart: Les Petits Riens; Idomeneo Ballet Music; Ein musikalischer Spass
Mozart: Les Petits Riens; Idomeneo Ballet Music; Ein musikalischer Spass Decca / Eloquence
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Brahms: Double Concerto for Violin and Cello, Op. 102
Brahms: Double Concerto for Violin and Cello, Op. 102 Warner Classics
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Mozart: Divertimento in D minor No. 17 K334; A Musical Joke
Mozart: Divertimento in D minor No. 17 K334; A Musical Joke Decca
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Mozart: Eine kleine Nachtmusik, K 525; Serenata notturna, K239; Divertimenti K136, K137 & K138
Mozart: Eine kleine Nachtmusik, K 525; Serenata notturna, K239; Divertimenti K136, K137 & K138 Decca
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Mozart: Complete Piano Trios
Mozart: Complete Piano Trios Andromeda
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Liszt: Ungarische Rhapsodie (Hungarian Rhapsody)
Liszt: Ungarische Rhapsodie (Hungarian Rhapsody) EMI Classics
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Dances of Old Vienna [2 Discs]
Dances of Old Vienna [2 Discs] Decca / Eloquence
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Wiener Bonbons
Wiener Bonbons Brilliant
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Music from Vienna
Music from Vienna Carlton
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Willi Boskovsky, Waltzmeister: Complete Decca Recordings
Willi Boskovsky, Waltzmeister: Complete Decca Recordings Decca
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Ballroom Classics
Ballroom Classics EMI Classics / Warner Classics
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