Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Variations on a theme by Haydn, op. 56a "St Antoni Chorale": Thema: Chorale St Antoni
Johannes Brahms 2:01
2 Variations on a theme by Haydn, op. 56a "St Antoni Chorale": Variation I (Poco più animato)
Johannes Brahms 1:05
3 Variations on a theme by Haydn, op. 56a "St Antoni Chorale": Variation II (Più vivace)
Johannes Brahms 0:57
4 Variations on a theme by Haydn, op. 56a "St Antoni Chorale": Variation III (Con moto)
Johannes Brahms 1:38
5 Variations on a theme by Haydn, op. 56a "St Antoni Chorale": Variation IV (Andante con moto)
Johannes Brahms 1:43
6 Variations on a theme by Haydn, op. 56a "St Antoni Chorale": Variation V (Vivace)
Johannes Brahms 0:54
7 Variations on a theme by Haydn, op. 56a "St Antoni Chorale": Variation VI (Vivace)
Johannes Brahms 1:17
8 Variations on a theme by Haydn, op. 56a "St Antoni Chorale": Variation VII (Grazioso)
Johannes Brahms 2:40
9 Variations on a theme by Haydn, op. 56a "St Antoni Chorale": Variation VIII (Presto non troppo)
Johannes Brahms 0:57
10 Variations on a theme by Haydn, op. 56a "St Antoni Chorale": Finale (Andante)
Johannes Brahms 3:53
11 Symphony no. 1 in C minor, op. 68: I. Un poco sostenuto - Allegro
Johannes Brahms 14:06
12 Symphony no. 1 in C minor, op. 68: II. Andante sostenuto
Johannes Brahms 9:25
13 Symphony no. 1 in C minor, op. 68: III. Un poco allegretto e grazioso
Johannes Brahms 4:42
14 Symphony no. 1 in C minor, op. 68: IV. Adagio - Più andante - Allegro non troppo ma con brio
Johannes Brahms 16:00
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Symphony no. 2 in D, op. 73: I. Allegro non troppo
Johannes Brahms 15:03
2 Symphony no. 2 in D, op. 73: II. Adagio non troppo
Johannes Brahms 9:19
3 Symphony no. 2 in D, op. 73: III. Allegretto grazioso (Quasi andantino) - Presto ma non assai
Johannes Brahms 5:28
4 Symphony no. 2 in D, op. 73: IV. Allegro con spirito
Johannes Brahms 9:15
5 Symphony no. 3 in F, op. 90: I. Allegro con brio - Un poco sostenuto
Johannes Brahms 13:04
6 Symphony no. 3 in F, op. 90: II. Andante
Johannes Brahms 8:17
7 Symphony no. 3 in F, op. 90: III. Poco allegretto
Johannes Brahms 6:12
8 Symphony no. 3 in F, op. 90: IV. Allegro - Un poco sostenuto
Johannes Brahms 9:14
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Academic Festival Overture, op. 80
Johannes Brahms 10:15
2 Tragic Overture, op. 81
Johannes Brahms 12:38
3 Alto Rhapsody, op. 53
Johannes Brahms 12:35
4 Symphony no. 4 in E minor, op. 98: I. Allegro non troppo
Johannes Brahms 12:25
5 Symphony no. 4 in E minor, op. 98: II. Andante moderato
Johannes Brahms 10:19
6 Symphony no. 4 in E minor, op. 98: III. Allegro giocoso - Poco meno presto
Johannes Brahms 6:38
7 Symphony no. 4 in E minor, op. 98: IV. Allegro energico e passionato - Più allegro
Johannes Brahms 9:48

Credits

CD 1

balance engineer:
Douglas Larter (1954-10-09) (tracks 1–10)
Edward Huntley (1956-10-29 – 1957-03-28) (tracks 11–14)
composer:
Johannes Brahms (1855 – 1876) (tracks 11–14)
Johannes Brahms (1873) (tracks 1–10)
conductor:
Otto Klemperer (German-born conductor and composer, 1885-1973) (1954-10-09) (tracks 1–10)
Otto Klemperer (German-born conductor and composer, 1885-1973) (1956-10-29 – 1957-03-28) (tracks 11–14)
orchestra:
Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (1954-10-09) (tracks 1–10)
Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (1956-10-29 – 1957-03-28) (tracks 11–14)
producer:
Walter Legge (British classical record producer, 1906-1979) (tracks 1–14)
recorded at:
Kingsway Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1954-10-09) (tracks 1–10)
Kingsway Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1956-10-29 – 1957-03-28) (tracks 11–14)
arrangements:
Sinfonie Nr. 1 c-Moll, op. 68: I. Un poco sostenuto – Allegro (for piano four hands, Brahms) (track 11)
Sinfonie Nr. 1 c-Moll, op. 68: II. Andante sostenuto (for piano four hands, Brahms) (track 12)
Sinfonie Nr. 1 c-Moll, op. 68: III. Un poco allegretto e grazioso (for piano four hands, Brahms) (track 13)
part of:
Sinfonie Nr. 1 c-Moll, op. 68 (movement) (tracks 11–14)
Variations on a Theme by Joseph Haydn, op. 56a (orchestral version) (tracks 1–10)
recording of:
Sinfonie Nr. 1 c-Moll, op. 68: II. Andante sostenuto (1956-10-29 – 1957-03-28) (track 12)

CD 2

balance engineer:
Edward Huntley (1956-10-29 – 1956-10-30) (tracks 1–4)
Harold Davidson (classical sound engineer, active from late 1950's) (1957-03-28 – 1957-03-29) (tracks 5–8)
composer:
Johannes Brahms (1877) (tracks 1–4)
Johannes Brahms (1883) (tracks 5–8)
conductor:
Otto Klemperer (German-born conductor and composer, 1885-1973) (1956-10-29 – 1956-10-30) (tracks 1–4)
Otto Klemperer (German-born conductor and composer, 1885-1973) (1957-03-26 – 1957-03-27) (tracks 5–8)
orchestra:
Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (1956-10-29 – 1959-10-30) (tracks 1–4)
Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (1957-03-26 – 1957-03-27) (tracks 5–8)
producer:
Walter Legge (British classical record producer, 1906-1979) (tracks 1–4)
recorded at:
Kingsway Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1956-10-29 – 1956-10-30) (tracks 1–4)
Kingsway Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1957-03-26 – 1957-03-27) (tracks 5–8)
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 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 (1956-10-29 – 1956-10-30) (track 1)
Sinfonie Nr. 2 D-Dur, op. 73: II. Adagio non troppo (1956-10-29 – 1956-10-30) (track 2)
Sinfonie Nr. 2 D-Dur, op. 73: IV. Allegro con spirito (1956-10-29 – 1956-10-30) (track 4)
Symphony no. 3 in F major, op. 90: I. Allegro con brio (1957-03-26 – 1957-03-27) (track 5)
Symphony no. 3 in F major, op. 90: II. Andante (1957-03-26 – 1957-03-27) (track 6)
Symphony no. 3 in F major, op. 90: III. Poco allegretto (1957-03-26 – 1957-03-27) (track 7)
Symphony no. 3 in F major, op. 90: IV. Allegro (1957-03-26 – 1957-03-27) (track 8)
referred to in medleys:

CD 3

alto vocals:
Christa Ludwig (mezzo-soprano) (1962-03-21 – 1962-03-23) (track 3)
balance engineer:
Edward Huntley (1956-11-01 – 1957-03-29) (tracks 4–7)
Edward Huntley (1957-03-29) (tracks 1–2)
Douglas Larter (1962-03-21 – 1962-03-23) (track 3)
choir vocals [men's voices]:
Philharmonia Chorus (London choir aka New Philharmonia Chorus from 1964–1977) (1962-03-21 – 1962-03-23) (track 3)
composer:
Johannes Brahms (1869) (track 3)
Johannes Brahms (1880) (tracks 1–2)
Johannes Brahms (1884 – 1885) (tracks 4–7)
conductor:
Otto Klemperer (German-born conductor and composer, 1885-1973) (1956-11-01 – 1957-03-29) (tracks 4–7)
Otto Klemperer (German-born conductor and composer, 1885-1973) (1957-03-29) (tracks 1–2)
Otto Klemperer (German-born conductor and composer, 1885-1973) (1962-03-21 – 1962-03-23) (track 3)
dedicated to:
Julie Schumann (track 3)
lyricist:
mezzo-soprano vocals:
Christa Ludwig (mezzo-soprano) (1962-03-21 – 1962-03-23) (track 3)
orchestra:
Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (1956-11-01 – 1957-03-29) (tracks 4–7)
Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (1957-03-29) (tracks 1–2)
Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (1962-03-21 – 1962-03-23) (track 3)
producer:
Walter Legge (British classical record producer, 1906-1979) (tracks 1–7)
premiered at:
[concert] (1870-03-03) (track 3)
publisher:
N. Simrock (1870-01) (track 3)
premiered at:
recorded at:
Kingsway Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1956-11-01 – 1957-03-29) (tracks 4–7)
Kingsway Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1957-03-29) (tracks 1–2)
Kingsway Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1962-03-21 – 1962-03-23) (track 3)
part of:
arrangements:
Academic Festival Overture, op. 80 (Malcolm Sargent arrangement) (track 1)
Akademische Fest-Ouvertüre, op. 80 (for organ, Lemare) (track 1)
Sinfonie Nr. 4 e-Moll, op. 98: I. Allegro non troppo (for piano four hands, Brahms) (track 4)
Sinfonie Nr. 4 e-Moll, op. 98: I. Allegro non troppo (for two pianos, Brahms) (track 4)
Sinfonie Nr. 4 e-Moll, op. 98: II. Andante moderato (for two pianos, Brahms) (track 5)
Sinfonie Nr. 4 e-Moll, op. 98: II. Andante moderato (for piano four hands, Brahms) (track 5)
Sinfonie Nr. 4 e-Moll, op. 98: III. Allegro giocoso (for piano four hands, Brahms) (track 6)
Sinfonie Nr. 4 e-Moll, op. 98: III. Allegro giocoso (for two pianos, Brahms) (track 6)
Sinfonie Nr. 4 e-Moll, op. 98: IV. Allegro energico e passionato (for piano four hands, Brahms) (track 7)
Tragische Ouvertüre, op. 81 (for piano four hands, Brahms) (track 2)
is the basis for:
Cans and Brahms (track 6)
later versions:
Akademische Fest-Ouvertüre, op. 80 (for piano four hands, Brahms) (track 1)
part of:
recording of:
Sinfonie Nr. 4 e-Moll, op. 98: I. Allegro non troppo (1956-11-01 – 1957-03-29) (track 4)
Sinfonie Nr. 4 e-Moll, op. 98: II. Andante moderato (1956-11-01 – 1957-03-29) (track 5)
Sinfonie Nr. 4 e-Moll, op. 98: III. Allegro giocoso (1956-11-01 – 1957-03-29) (track 6)
Akademische Fest-Ouvertüre, op. 80 (1957-03-29) (track 1)
Tragische Ouvertüre, op. 81 (1957-03-29) (track 2)
Alto Rhapsody, op. 53 (1962-03-21 – 1962-03-23) (track 3)

Release

ASIN: UK: B00018GJHY [info]