Tracklist

CD 1: Symphony No 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Symphony no. 1 in C minor, op. 68: I. Un poco sostenuto - Allegro
Johannes Brahms 14:27
2 Symphony no. 1 in C minor, op. 68: II. Andante sostenuto
Johannes Brahms 9:59
3 Symphony no. 1 in C minor, op. 68: III. Un poco allegretto e grazioso
Johannes Brahms 5:05
4 Symphony no. 1 in C minor, op. 68: IV. Adagio - Allegro non troppo, ma con brio
Johannes Brahms 17:26
5 Tragic Overture, op. 81
Johannes Brahms 13:16
CD 2: Symphony No 2 & No 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Symphony no. 2 in D major, op. 73: I. Allegro non troppo
Johannes Brahms 16:24
2 Symphony no. 2 in D major, op. 73: II. Adagio non troppo
Johannes Brahms 9:42
3 Symphony no. 2 in D major, op. 73: III. Allegretto grazioso
Johannes Brahms 5:27
4 Symphony no. 2 in D major, op. 73: IV. Allegro con spirito
Johannes Brahms 9:44
5 Symphony no. 3 in F major, op. 90: I. Allegro con brio
Johannes Brahms 11:01
6 Symphony no. 3 in F major, op. 90: II. Andante
Johannes Brahms 8:58
7 Symphony no. 3 in F major, op. 90: III. Poco allegretto
Johannes Brahms 6:27
8 Symphony no. 3 in F major, op. 90: IV. Allegro
Johannes Brahms 9:05
CD 3: Symphony No 4
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Symphony no. 4 in E minor, op. 98: I. Allegro non troppo
Johannes Brahms 13:08
2 Symphony no. 4 in E minor, op. 98: II. Andante moderato
Johannes Brahms 11:45
3 Symphony no. 4 in E minor, op. 98: III. Allegro giocoso
Johannes Brahms 6:21
4 Symphony no. 4 in E minor, op. 98: IV. Allegro energico e passionato
Johannes Brahms 10:56
5 Variations on a Theme by Joseph Haydn, op. 56a
Johannes Brahms 18:38

Credits

CD 1: Symphony No 1

composer:
Johannes Brahms (1855 – 1876) (tracks 1–4)
Johannes Brahms (1880) (track 5)
conductor:
Kurt Sanderling (1971-11-03) (tracks 1–4)
Kurt Sanderling (1972) (track 5)
orchestra:
Staatskapelle Dresden (1971-11-03) (tracks 1–4)
Staatskapelle Dresden (1972) (track 5)
premiered at:
recorded at:
Lukaskirche (Dresden) in Dresden, Sachsen, Germany (1971-11-03) (tracks 1–4)
Lukaskirche (Dresden) in Dresden, Sachsen, Germany (1972) (track 5)
part of:
arrangements:
Sinfonie Nr. 1 c-Moll, op. 68: I. Un poco sostenuto – Allegro (for piano four hands, Brahms) (track 1)
Sinfonie Nr. 1 c-Moll, op. 68: II. Andante sostenuto (for piano four hands, Brahms) (track 2)
Tragische Ouvertüre, op. 81 (for piano four hands, Brahms) (track 5)
part of:
Sinfonie Nr. 1 c-Moll, op. 68 (movement) (tracks 1–4)
recording of:
Tragische Ouvertüre, op. 81 (1972) (track 5)

CD 2: Symphony No 2 & No 3

composer:
Johannes Brahms (1877) (tracks 1–4)
Johannes Brahms (1883) (tracks 5–8)
conductor:
Kurt Sanderling (1972) (tracks 1–8)
orchestra:
Staatskapelle Dresden (1972) (tracks 1–8)
recorded at:
Lukaskirche (Dresden) in Dresden, Sachsen, Germany (1972) (tracks 1–8)
arrangements:
Symphony no. 3 in F major, op. 90: I. Allegro con brio (for two pianos, Brahms) (track 5)
Symphony no. 3 in F major, op. 90: I. Allegro con brio (for piano four hands, Brahms) (track 5)
Symphony no. 3 in F major, op. 90: II. Andante (for two pianos, Brahms) (track 6)
Symphony no. 3 in F major, op. 90: II. Andante (for piano four hands, Brahms) (track 6)
Symphony no. 3 in F major, op. 90: III. Poco allegretto (for two pianos, Brahms) (track 7)
Symphony no. 3 in F major, op. 90: III. Un poco allegretto (for piano four hands, Brahms) (track 7)
Symphony no. 3 in F major, op. 90: IV. Allegro (for piano four hands, Brahms) (track 8)
Symphony no. 3 in F major, op. 90: IV. Allegro (for two pianos, Brahms) (track 8)
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)
part of:
Symphony no. 3 in F major, op. 90 (movement) (tracks 5–8)
recording of:
referred to in medleys:

CD 3: Symphony No 4

premiered in:
Wien, Austria (1873-11-02) (track 5)
composer:
Johannes Brahms (1873) (track 5)
Johannes Brahms (1884 – 1885) (tracks 1–4)
conductor:
Kurt Sanderling (1971-11-06) (track 5)
Kurt Sanderling (1972) (tracks 1–4)
orchestra:
Staatskapelle Dresden (1971-11-06) (track 5)
Staatskapelle Dresden (1972) (tracks 1–4)
recorded at:
Lukaskirche (Dresden) in Dresden, Sachsen, Germany (1971-11-06) (track 5)
Lukaskirche (Dresden) in Dresden, Sachsen, Germany (1972) (tracks 1–4)
part of:
arrangement of:
arrangements:
Sinfonie Nr. 4 e-Moll, op. 98: I. Allegro non troppo (for piano four hands, Brahms) (track 1)
Sinfonie Nr. 4 e-Moll, op. 98: I. Allegro non troppo (for two pianos, Brahms) (track 1)
Sinfonie Nr. 4 e-Moll, op. 98: II. Andante moderato (for piano four hands, Brahms) (track 2)
Sinfonie Nr. 4 e-Moll, op. 98: II. Andante moderato (for two pianos, Brahms) (track 2)
Sinfonie Nr. 4 e-Moll, op. 98: III. Allegro giocoso (for piano four hands, Brahms) (track 3)
Sinfonie Nr. 4 e-Moll, op. 98: III. Allegro giocoso (for two pianos, Brahms) (track 3)
Sinfonie Nr. 4 e-Moll, op. 98: IV. Allegro energico e passionato (for piano four hands, Brahms) (track 4)
is the basis for:
Cans and Brahms (track 3)
part of:
parts:
recording of:
Variations on a Theme by Joseph Haydn, op. 56a (orchestral version) (1971-11-06) (track 5)

Release

distributed by: BMG (the former Bertelsmann Music Group, defunct since 2004-08-05; for releases dated 2008 and later, use "BMG Rights Management")
part of: Classical Navigator (RCA Classics) (number: 44-46)
ASIN: US: B000025LT5 [info]
Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/release/9635479 [info]