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Brahms - Greatest Hits


Release Date: 08/09/1994 
Label:  Sony   Catalog #: 64054   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Isaac SternMarielle LabèqueKatia LabèqueEmanuel Ax,   ... 
Conductor:  Christoph EschenbachAndre KostelanetzMichael Tilson ThomasZubin Mehta,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Zurich Tonhalle OrchestraColumbia Symphony OrchestraLondon Symphony Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 15 Mins. 

CD not available: This title is currently only available as an MP3 download.  

Works on This Recording

1.
Hungarian Dances (21) for Orchestra, WoO 1: no 5 in G minor by Johannes Brahms
Conductor:  Christoph Eschenbach
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Zurich Tonhalle Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; Austria 
2.
Songs (5), Op. 49: no 4, Wiegenlied by Johannes Brahms
Conductor:  Andre Kostelanetz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; Austria 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 
3.
Academic Festival Overture in C minor, Op. 80 by Johannes Brahms
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; Austria 
4.
Variations in B flat major on a theme by Haydn, Op. 56a "St. Anthony": Finale, Andante by Johannes Brahms
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873; Austria 
5.
Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 77: 3rd movement, Allegro giocoso by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Isaac Stern (Violin)
Conductor:  Zubin Mehta
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878; Austria 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 
6.
Symphony no 4 in E minor, Op. 98: 3rd movement, Allegro giocoso by Johannes Brahms
Conductor:  George Szell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cleveland Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1884-1885; Austria 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording.
Composition written: Austria (1884 - 1885). 
7.
Tragic Overture, Op. 81 by Johannes Brahms
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; Austria 
8.
Waltzes (16) for Piano 4 hands, Op. 39: no 15 in A flat major by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Marielle Labèque (Piano), Katia Labèque (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1865; Austria 
9.
Symphony no 1 in C minor, Op. 68: 4th movement, Allegro non troppo by Johannes Brahms
Conductor:  Zubin Mehta
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1855-1876; Austria 
10.
Quartet for Piano and Strings no 1 in G minor, Op. 25: 4th movement, Finale "Rondo alla Zingarese" by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Emanuel Ax (Piano), Jaime Laredo (Viola), Yo-Yo Ma (Cello),
Isaac Stern (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1855-1861; Germany 

Sound Samples

Hungarian Dance No. 5
Lullaby, Op. 49, No. 4
Academic Festival Overture, Op. 80
Finale. Andante from Variations on a Theme by Joseph Haydn, Op. 56a
III. Allegro, ma non tanto from Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 77
III. Allegro giocoso - poco meno presto from Symphony No. 4 in E minor, Op. 98
IV. Rondo alla zingarese. Presto from Piano Quartet in G minor, Op. 25
Tragic Overture, Op. 81
Waltz in A-flat Major, Op. 39, No. 15
IV. Adagio - Allegro non troppo ma con from Symphony No. 1 in C minor, Op. 68

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