Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Symphony No. 1 in C minor, Op. 68: Un poco sostenuto
Johannes Brahms 3:00
2 Symphony No. 1 in C minor, Op. 68: Allegro
Johannes Brahms 10:51
3 Symphony No. 1 in C minor, Op. 68: Andante sostenuto
Johannes Brahms 8:59
4 Symphony No. 1 in C minor, Op. 68: Un poco allegretto e grazioso
Johannes Brahms 4:49
5 Symphony No. 1 in C minor, Op. 68: Adagio
Johannes Brahms 4:34
6 Symphony No. 1 in C minor, Op. 68: Allegro non troppo, ma con brio
Johannes Brahms 12:27
7 Variations on a Theme by Haydn, Op. 56a
Johannes Brahms 18:44
8 Tragic Overture, Op. 81
Johannes Brahms 12:37
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 73: Allegro non troppo
Johannes Brahms 15:15
2 Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 73: Adagio non troppo
Johannes Brahms 9:58
3 Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 73: Allegretto grazioso (Quasi andantino - Presto ma non assai)
Johannes Brahms 5:11
4 Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 73: Allegro con spirito
Johannes Brahms 9:33
5 Symphony No. 3 in F major, Op. 90: Allegro con brio
Johannes Brahms 13:50
6 Symphony No. 3 in F major, Op. 90: Andante
Johannes Brahms 9:19
7 Symphony No. 3 in F major, Op. 90: Poco allegretto
Johannes Brahms 6:37
8 Symphony No. 3 in F major, Op. 90: Allegro - Un poco sostenuto
Johannes Brahms 9:06
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Symphony No. 4 in E minor, Op. 98: Allegro non troppo
Johannes Brahms 12:39
2 Symphony No. 4 in E minor, Op. 98: Andante moderato
Johannes Brahms 12:13
3 Symphony No. 4 in E minor, Op. 98: Allegro giocoso
Johannes Brahms 6:27
4 Symphony No. 4 in E minor, Op. 98: Allegro energico e passionato
Johannes Brahms 10:28
5 Schicksalslied, for chorus and orchestra, Op. 54: Langsam und sehnsuchtsvoll
Johannes Brahms 8:17
6 Schicksalslied, for chorus and orchestra, Op. 54: Allegro
Johannes Brahms 5:17
7 Schicksalslied, for chorus and orchestra, Op. 54: Adagio
Johannes Brahms 2:32
8 Academic Festival Overture, Op. 80
Johannes Brahms 9:53

Credits

CD 1

premiered in:
Wien, Austria (1873-11-02) (track 7)
balance engineer:
Mark Vigars (engineer) (1989-06-13 – 1989-06-17) (track 8)
Mark Vigars (engineer) (1990-04-04) (track 7)
Mark Vigars (engineer) (1991-04-10 – 1991-04-12) (tracks 1–6)
composer:
Johannes Brahms (1855 – 1876) (tracks 1–6)
Johannes Brahms (1873) (track 7)
Johannes Brahms (1880) (track 8)
conductor:
Wolfgang Sawallisch (1989-06-13 – 1989-06-17) (track 8)
Wolfgang Sawallisch (1990-04-04) (track 7)
Wolfgang Sawallisch (1991-04-10 – 1991-04-12) (tracks 1–6)
editor:
Morris Miller (Editor) (track 8)
orchestra:
London Philharmonic Orchestra (1989-06-13 – 1989-06-17) (track 8)
London Philharmonic Orchestra (1990-04-04) (track 7)
London Philharmonic Orchestra (1991-04-10 – 1991-04-12) (tracks 1–6)
producer:
John Fraser (UK producer) (tracks 1–8)
premiered at:
recorded at:
Abbey Road Studios: Studio 1 in St John's Wood, Westminster, London, United Kingdom (1989-06-13 – 1989-06-17) (track 8)
Abbey Road Studios: Studio 1 in St John's Wood, Westminster, London, United Kingdom (1991-04-10 – 1991-04-12) (tracks 1–6)
part of:
arrangement of:
arrangements:
Sinfonie Nr. 1 c-Moll, op. 68: I. Un poco sostenuto – Allegro (for piano four hands, Brahms) (tracks 1–2)
Sinfonie Nr. 1 c-Moll, op. 68: II. Andante sostenuto (for piano four hands, Brahms) (track 3)
Tragische Ouvertüre, op. 81 (for piano four hands, Brahms) (track 8)
part of:
Sinfonie Nr. 1 c-Moll, op. 68 (movement) (tracks 1–6)
partial recording of:
Sinfonie Nr. 1 c-Moll, op. 68: I. Un poco sostenuto – Allegro (1991-04-10 – 1991-04-12) (tracks 1–2)
parts:
recording of:
Tragische Ouvertüre, op. 81 (1989-06-13 – 1989-06-17) (track 8)
Variations on a Theme by Joseph Haydn, op. 56a (orchestral version) (1990-04-04) (track 7)
Sinfonie Nr. 1 c-Moll, op. 68: II. Andante sostenuto (1991-04-10 – 1991-04-12) (track 3)

CD 2

balance engineer:
Mark Vigars (engineer) (1989-06-13 – 1989-06-17) (tracks 1–4)
Mark Vigars (engineer) (1991-12-19 – 1991-12-20) (tracks 5–8)
composer:
Johannes Brahms (1877) (tracks 1–4)
Johannes Brahms (1883) (tracks 5–8)
conductor:
Wolfgang Sawallisch (1989-06-13 – 1989-06-17) (tracks 1–4)
Wolfgang Sawallisch (1991-12-19 – 1991-12-20) (tracks 5–8)
orchestra:
London Philharmonic Orchestra (1989-06-13 – 1989-06-17) (tracks 1–4)
London Philharmonic Orchestra (1991-12-19 – 1991-12-20) (tracks 5–8)
producer:
John Fraser (UK producer) (tracks 1–8)
recorded at:
Abbey Road Studios: Studio 1 in St John's Wood, Westminster, London, United Kingdom (1989-06-13 – 1989-06-17) (tracks 1–4)
Abbey Road Studios: Studio 1 in St John's Wood, Westminster, London, United Kingdom (1991-12-19 – 1991-12-20) (tracks 5–8)
arrangements:
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: I. Allegro con brio (for two pianos, Brahms) (track 5)
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: II. Andante (for two pianos, 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 two pianos, Brahms) (track 8)
Symphony no. 3 in F major, op. 90: IV. Allegro (for piano four hands, 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:
Sinfonie Nr. 2 D-Dur, op. 73: I. Allegro non troppo (1989-06-13 – 1989-06-17) (track 1)
Sinfonie Nr. 2 D-Dur, op. 73: II. Adagio non troppo (1989-06-13 – 1989-06-17) (track 2)
Sinfonie Nr. 2 D-Dur, op. 73: IV. Allegro con spirito (1989-06-13 – 1989-06-17) (track 4)
Symphony no. 3 in F major, op. 90: I. Allegro con brio (1991-12-19 – 1991-12-20) (track 5)
Symphony no. 3 in F major, op. 90: II. Andante (1991-12-19 – 1991-12-20) (track 6)
Symphony no. 3 in F major, op. 90: III. Poco allegretto (1991-12-19 – 1991-12-20) (track 7)
Symphony no. 3 in F major, op. 90: IV. Allegro (1991-12-19 – 1991-12-20) (track 8)
referred to in medleys:

CD 3

balance engineer:
Mark Vigars (engineer) (1989-06-13 – 1989-06-17) (tracks 1–4)
Mark Vigars (engineer) (1991-04-10 – 1991-04-12) (tracks 5–7)
Mark Vigars (engineer) (1991-04-12) (track 8)
choir vocals:
The Ambrosian Singers (tracks 5–6)
chorus master:
John McCarthy (British choral conductor, scholar, composer and arranger) (tracks 5–6)
composer:
Johannes Brahms (1868 – 1871) (tracks 5–7)
Johannes Brahms (1880) (track 8)
Johannes Brahms (1884 – 1885) (tracks 1–4)
conductor:
Wolfgang Sawallisch (1989-06-13 – 1989-06-17) (tracks 1–4)
Wolfgang Sawallisch (1991-04-10 – 1991-04-12) (tracks 5–7)
Wolfgang Sawallisch (1991-04-12) (track 8)
editor:
Morris Miller (Editor) (tracks 1–4)
lyricist:
Friedrich Hölderlin (tracks 5–6)
orchestra:
London Philharmonic Orchestra (1989-06-13 – 1989-06-17) (tracks 1–4)
London Philharmonic Orchestra (1991-04-10 – 1991-04-12) (tracks 5–7)
London Philharmonic Orchestra (1991-04-12) (track 8)
producer:
John Fraser (UK producer) (tracks 1–8)
recorded at:
Abbey Road Studios: Studio 1 in St John's Wood, Westminster, London, United Kingdom (1989-06-13 – 1989-06-17) (tracks 1–4)
Abbey Road Studios: Studio 1 in St John's Wood, Westminster, London, United Kingdom (1991-04-10 – 1991-04-12) (tracks 5–7)
part of:
arrangements:
Academic Festival Overture, op. 80 (Malcolm Sargent arrangement) (track 8)
Akademische Fest-Ouvertüre, op. 80 (for organ, Lemare) (track 8)
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)
later versions:
Akademische Fest-Ouvertüre, op. 80 (for piano four hands, Brahms) (track 8)
part of:
Schicksalslied, op. 54 (tracks 5–7)
recording of:
Sinfonie Nr. 4 e-Moll, op. 98: I. Allegro non troppo (1989-06-13 – 1989-06-17) (track 1)
Sinfonie Nr. 4 e-Moll, op. 98: II. Andante moderato (1989-06-13 – 1989-06-17) (track 2)
Sinfonie Nr. 4 e-Moll, op. 98: III. Allegro giocoso (1989-06-13 – 1989-06-17) (track 3)
Schicksalslied, op. 54: I. Langsam und sehnsuchtsvoll (1991-04-10 – 1991-04-12) (track 5)
Schicksalslied, op. 54: II. Allegro (1991-04-10 – 1991-04-12) (track 6)
Schicksalslied, op. 54: III. Adagio (1991-04-10 – 1991-04-12) (track 7)
Akademische Fest-Ouvertüre, op. 80 (1991-04-12) (track 8)