Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Symphony no. 1 in C minor, op. 68: I. Un poco sostenuto - Allegro - Meno allegro
Johannes Brahms 13:06
2 Symphony no. 1 in C minor, op. 68: II. Andante sostenuto
Johannes Brahms 9:02
3 Symphony no. 1 in C minor, op. 68: III. Un poco allegretto e grazioso
Johannes Brahms 4:53
4 Symphony no. 1 in C minor, op. 68: IV. Adagio - Più andante - Allegro non troppo, ma con brio - Più allegro
Johannes Brahms 17:24
5 Tragic Overture for Orchestra in D minor, op. 81
Johannes Brahms 13:43
6 Academic Festival Overture for Orchestra in C minor, op. 80
Johannes Brahms 10:24
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Symphony no. 2 in D major, op. 73: I. Allegro non troppo
Johannes Brahms 15:18
2 Symphony no. 2 in D major, op. 73: II. Adagio non troppo
Johannes Brahms 8:58
3 Symphony no. 2 in D major, op. 73: III. Allegretto grazioso - Presto ma non assai
Johannes Brahms 5:23
4 Symphony no. 2 in D major, op. 73: IV. Allegro con spirito
Johannes Brahms 9:16
5 Symphony no. 3 in F major, op. 90: I. Allegro con brio
Johannes Brahms 14:30
6 Symphony no. 3 in F major, op. 90: II. Andante
Johannes Brahms 9:35
7 Symphony no. 3 in F major, op. 90: III. Poco allegretto
Johannes Brahms 6:23
8 Symphony no. 3 in F major, op. 90: IV. Allegro
Johannes Brahms 9:00
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Symphony no. 4 in E minor, op. 98: I. Allegro non troppo
Johannes Brahms 12:27
2 Symphony no. 4 in E minor, op. 98: II. Andante moderato
Johannes Brahms 11:42
3 Symphony no. 4 in E minor, op. 98: III. Allegro giocoso
Johannes Brahms 6:14
4 Symphony no. 4 in E minor, op. 98: IV. Allegro energico e passionato - Più allegro
Johannes Brahms 10:17
5 Variations on a Theme by Joseph Haydn, op. 56a: Thema. Chorale St. Antoni. Andante
Johannes Brahms 19:25
6 Hungarian Dance for Orchestra in G minor, WoO 1 no. 1: Allegro molto
Johannes Brahms 3:20
7 Hungarian Dance for Orchestra in F major, WoO 1 no. 3: Allegretto
Johannes Brahms 2:53
8 Hungarian Dance for Orchestra in F major, WoO 1 no. 10: Presto
Johannes Brahms 1:54
CD 4
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Serenade for Orchestra no. 1 in D major, op. 11: I. Allegro molto
Johannes Brahms 9:48
2 Serenade for Orchestra no. 1 in D major, op. 11: II. Scherzo. Allegro non troppo
Johannes Brahms 7:45
3 Serenade for Orchestra no. 1 in D major, op. 11: III. Adagio non troppo
Johannes Brahms 15:25
4 Serenade for Orchestra no. 1 in D major, op. 11: IV. Menuetto I - Menuetto II
Johannes Brahms 4:15
5 Serenade for Orchestra no. 1 in D major, op. 11: V. Scherzo. Allegro
Johannes Brahms 2:54
6 Serenade for Orchestra no. 1 in D major, op. 11: VI. Rondo. Allegro
Johannes Brahms 6:15
7 Serenade for Orchestra no. 2 in A major, op. 16: I. Allegro moderato
Johannes Brahms 7:45
8 Serenade for Orchestra no. 2 in A major, op. 16: II. Scherzo. Vivace
Johannes Brahms 2:46
9 Serenade for Orchestra no. 2 in A major, op. 16: III. Adagio non troppo
Johannes Brahms 7:28
10 Serenade for Orchestra no. 2 in A major, op. 16: IV. Quasi menuetto
Johannes Brahms 5:28
11 Serenade for Orchestra no. 2 in A major, op. 16: V. Rondo. Allegro
Johannes Brahms 6:08

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands (1970-05) (track 5)
Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands (1972-06) (track 6)
composer:
Johannes Brahms (1855 – 1876) (tracks 1–4)
Johannes Brahms (1880) (tracks 5–6)
conductor:
Bernard Haitink (1970-05) (track 5)
Bernard Haitink (1972-06) (track 6)
Bernard Haitink (1972-12) (tracks 1–4)
orchestra:
Koninklijk Concertgebouworkest (1970-05) (track 5)
Koninklijk Concertgebouworkest (1972-06) (track 6)
Koninklijk Concertgebouworkest (1972-12) (tracks 1–4)
producer:
Jaap van Ginneken (tracks 5–6)
Volker Straus (producer and engineer) (tracks 1–4)
premiered at:
recorded at:
Concertgebouw (Amsterdam) in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands (1972-12) (tracks 1–4)
part of:
arrangements:
Academic Festival Overture, op. 80 (Malcolm Sargent arrangement) (track 6)
Akademische Fest-Ouvertüre, op. 80 (for organ, Lemare) (track 6)
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)
later versions:
Akademische Fest-Ouvertüre, op. 80 (for piano four hands, Brahms) (track 6)
part of:
Sinfonie Nr. 1 c-Moll, op. 68 (movement) (tracks 1–4)
recording of:
Tragische Ouvertüre, op. 81 (1970-05) (track 5)

CD 2

recorded in:
Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands (1973-06) (tracks 1–4)
composer:
Johannes Brahms (1877) (tracks 1–4)
Johannes Brahms (1883) (tracks 5–8)
conductor:
Bernard Haitink (1970-05) (tracks 5–8)
Bernard Haitink (1973-06) (tracks 1–4)
orchestra:
Koninklijk Concertgebouworkest (1970-05) (tracks 5–8)
Koninklijk Concertgebouworkest (1973-06) (tracks 1–4)
producer:
Jaap van Ginneken (tracks 5–8)
Volker Straus (producer and engineer) (tracks 1–4)
recorded at:
Concertgebouw (Amsterdam) in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands (1970-05) (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 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 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:
referred to in medleys:

CD 3

recorded in:
Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands (1972-06) (tracks 1–4)
Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands (1974-09) (track 5)
Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands (1980-10) (tracks 6–8)
composer:
Johannes Brahms (tracks 6–8)
Johannes Brahms (1873) (track 5)
Johannes Brahms (1884 – 1885) (tracks 1–4)
conductor:
Bernard Haitink (tracks 5, 8)
Bernard Haitink (1972-06) (tracks 1–4)
Bernard Haitink (1980-10) (tracks 6–7)
orchestra:
Koninklijk Concertgebouworkest (1972-06) (tracks 1–4)
Koninklijk Concertgebouworkest (1980-10) (tracks 6–7)
orchestrator:
Johannes Brahms (1873) (tracks 6–8)
producer:
Jaap van Ginneken (tracks 1–4)
Volker Straus (producer and engineer) (tracks 1–8)
recorded at:
Concertgebouw (Amsterdam) in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands (1980-10) (tracks 6–7)
arrangements:
Sinfonie Nr. 4 e-Moll, op. 98: I. Allegro non troppo (for two pianos, Brahms) (track 1)
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: II. Andante moderato (for two pianos, Brahms) (track 2)
Sinfonie Nr. 4 e-Moll, op. 98: II. Andante moderato (for piano four hands, Brahms) (track 2)
Sinfonie Nr. 4 e-Moll, op. 98: III. Allegro giocoso (for two pianos, Brahms) (track 3)
Sinfonie Nr. 4 e-Moll, op. 98: III. Allegro giocoso (for piano four hands, 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)
orchestration of:
part of:
Hungarian Dances for orchestra, WoO 1 (Brahms orchestration) (tracks 6–8)
Variations on a Theme by Joseph Haydn, op. 56a (orchestral version) (track 5)
recording of:

CD 4

recorded in:
Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands (1976-07) (tracks 1–6)
Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands (1980-10) (tracks 7–11)
composer:
Johannes Brahms (1858) (tracks 1–6)
Johannes Brahms (1858 – 1859) (tracks 7–11)
conductor:
Bernard Haitink (1976-07) (tracks 1–6)
Bernard Haitink (1980-10) (tracks 7–11)
orchestra:
Koninklijk Concertgebouworkest (1976-07) (tracks 1–6)
Koninklijk Concertgebouworkest (1980-10) (tracks 7–11)
producer:
Volker Straus (producer and engineer) (tracks 1–11)
arrangements:
Serenade no. 1 in D major, op. 11: I. Allegro molto (for piano four hands) (track 1)
Serenade no. 2 in A major, op. 16: V. Rondo. Allegro (for piano four hands) (track 11)
part of:
Serenade no. 2 in A major, op. 16 (movement) (tracks 7–11)
recording of:

Release

ASIN: US: B00000E58C [info]
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