Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 [applause]
[no artist] 0:34
2 British National Anthem
[unknown] 1:14
3 Tragic Overture, op. 81
Johannes Brahms 12:54
4 Symphony no. 1 in C minor, op. 68: I. Un poco sostenuto - Allegro
Johannes Brahms 12:33
5 Symphony no. 1 in C minor, op. 68: II. Andante sostenuto
Johannes Brahms 8:43
6 Symphony no. 1 in C minor, op. 68: III. Un poco allegretto e grazioso
Johannes Brahms 4:15
7 Symphony no. 1 in C minor, op. 68: IV. Adagio - Più andante - Allegro non troppo, ma con brio
Johannes Brahms 17:50
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Symphony no. 2 in D major, op. 73: I. Allegro non troppo
Johannes Brahms 14:36
2 Symphony no. 2 in D major, op. 73: II. Adagio non troppo
Johannes Brahms 8:20
3 Symphony no. 2 in D major, op. 73: III. Allegretto grazioso (Quasi andantino - Preso, ma non assai)
Johannes Brahms 5:16
4 Symphony no. 2 in D major, op. 73: IV. Allegro con spirito
Johannes Brahms 9:02
5 British National Anthem
[unknown] 1:19
6 Variations on a Theme by Haydn, op. 56a: Chorale (St. Antoni)
Johannes Brahms 2:03
7 Variations on a Theme by Haydn, op. 56a: I. Poco più animato
Johannes Brahms 1:10
8 Variations on a Theme by Haydn, op. 56a: II. Più vivace
Johannes Brahms 0:55
9 Variations on a Theme by Haydn, op. 56a: III. Con moto
Johannes Brahms 1:40
10 Variations on a Theme by Haydn, op. 56a: IV. Andante con moto
Johannes Brahms 2:04
11 Variations on a Theme by Haydn, op. 56a: V. Vivace
Johannes Brahms 0:51
12 Variations on a Theme by Haydn, op. 56a: VI. Vivace
Johannes Brahms 1:06
13 Variations on a Theme by Haydn, op. 56a: VII. Grazioso
Johannes Brahms 2:07
14 Variations on a Theme by Haydn, op. 56a: VIII. Presto non troppo
Johannes Brahms 0:55
15 Variations on a Theme by Haydn, op. 56a: Finale
Johannes Brahms 4:01
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Symphony no. 3 in F major, op. 90: I. Allegro con brio - Un poco sostenuto - Tempo I
Johannes Brahms 12:52
2 Symphony no. 3 in F major, op. 90: II. Andante
Johannes Brahms 8:44
3 Symphony no. 3 in F major, op. 90: III. Poco allegretto
Johannes Brahms 6:33
4 Symphony no. 3 in F major, op. 90: IV. Allegro - Un poco sostenuto
Johannes Brahms 9:38
5 Symphony no. 4 in E minor, op. 98: I. Allegro con troppo
Johannes Brahms 11:16
6 Symphony no. 4 in E minor, op. 98: II. Andante moderato
Johannes Brahms 10:38
7 Symphony no. 4 in E minor, op. 98: III. Allegro giocoso - poco meno presto
Johannes Brahms 6:16
8 Symphony no. 4 in E minor, op. 98: IV. Allegro energico e passionato - Più allegro
Johannes Brahms 10:00

Credits

CD 1

composer:
Johannes Brahms (1855 – 1876) (tracks 4–7)
Johannes Brahms (1880) (track 3)
conductor:
Arturo Toscanini (1952-09-29) (tracks 2–7)
orchestra:
Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (1952-09-29) (tracks 2–7)
premiered at:
recorded at:
Royal Festival Hall (Southbank Centre) in London, England, United Kingdom (1952-09-29) (tracks 2–7)
part of:
arrangements:
Sinfonie Nr. 1 c-Moll, op. 68: I. Un poco sostenuto – Allegro (for piano four hands, Brahms) (track 4)
Sinfonie Nr. 1 c-Moll, op. 68: II. Andante sostenuto (for piano four hands, Brahms) (track 5)
Tragische Ouvertüre, op. 81 (for piano four hands, Brahms) (track 3)
live recording of:
Tragische Ouvertüre, op. 81 (1952-09-29) (track 3)
part of:
Sinfonie Nr. 1 c-Moll, op. 68 (movement) (tracks 4–7)

CD 2

composer:
Johannes Brahms (1873) (tracks 6–15)
Johannes Brahms (1877) (tracks 1–4)
conductor:
Arturo Toscanini (1952-09-29) (tracks 1–4)
Arturo Toscanini (1952-10-01) (tracks 5–15)
orchestra:
Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (1952-09-29) (tracks 1–4)
Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (1952-10-01) (tracks 5–15)
recorded at:
Royal Festival Hall (Southbank Centre) in London, England, United Kingdom (1952-09-29) (tracks 1–4)
Royal Festival Hall (Southbank Centre) in London, England, United Kingdom (1952-10-01) (tracks 5–15)
later versions:
Symphony no. 2 in D major, op. 73: I. Allegro non troppo (for piano four hands, Brahms) (track 1)
Symphony no. 2 in D major, op. 73: II. Adagio non troppo (for piano four hands, Brahms) (track 2)
Symphony no. 2 in D major, op. 73: IV. Allegro con spirito (for piano four hands, Brahms) (track 4)
live recording of:
part of:
Variations on a Theme by Joseph Haydn, op. 56a (orchestral version) (tracks 6–15)

CD 3

composer:
Johannes Brahms (1883) (tracks 1–4)
Johannes Brahms (1884 – 1885) (tracks 5–8)
conductor:
Arturo Toscanini (1952-10-01) (tracks 1–8)
orchestra:
Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (1952-10-01) (tracks 1–8)
recorded at:
Royal Festival Hall (Southbank Centre) in London, England, United Kingdom (1952-10-01) (tracks 1–8)
arrangements:
Sinfonie Nr. 4 e-Moll, op. 98: I. Allegro non troppo (for piano four hands, Brahms) (track 5)
Sinfonie Nr. 4 e-Moll, op. 98: I. Allegro non troppo (for two pianos, Brahms) (track 5)
Sinfonie Nr. 4 e-Moll, op. 98: II. Andante moderato (for piano four hands, Brahms) (track 6)
Sinfonie Nr. 4 e-Moll, op. 98: II. Andante moderato (for two pianos, Brahms) (track 6)
Sinfonie Nr. 4 e-Moll, op. 98: III. Allegro giocoso (for piano four hands, Brahms) (track 7)
Sinfonie Nr. 4 e-Moll, op. 98: III. Allegro giocoso (for two pianos, Brahms) (track 7)
Sinfonie Nr. 4 e-Moll, op. 98: IV. Allegro energico e passionato (for piano four hands, Brahms) (track 8)
Symphony no. 3 in F major, op. 90: I. Allegro con brio (for two pianos, Brahms) (track 1)
Symphony no. 3 in F major, op. 90: I. Allegro con brio (for piano four hands, Brahms) (track 1)
Symphony no. 3 in F major, op. 90: II. Andante (for two pianos, Brahms) (track 2)
Symphony no. 3 in F major, op. 90: II. Andante (for piano four hands, Brahms) (track 2)
Symphony no. 3 in F major, op. 90: III. Poco allegretto (for two pianos, Brahms) (track 3)
Symphony no. 3 in F major, op. 90: III. Un poco allegretto (for piano four hands, Brahms) (track 3)
Symphony no. 3 in F major, op. 90: IV. Allegro (for piano four hands, Brahms) (track 4)
Symphony no. 3 in F major, op. 90: IV. Allegro (for two pianos, Brahms) (track 4)
is the basis for:
Cans and Brahms (track 7)
live recording of:
part of:
Symphony no. 3 in F major, op. 90 (movement) (tracks 1–4)
referred to in medleys:

Release

ASIN: US: B00003OO0T [info]