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Brahms: Symphony No 1 & 2, Haydn Variations, Etc / Christoph Eschenbach, Houston Symphony Orchestra


Release Date: 05/19/2009 
Label:  Virgin Classics   Catalog #: 93223   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Johannes Brahms
Conductor:  Christoph Eschenbach
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Houston Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Imported from : European Union   
CD not available: This title is currently only available as an MP3 download.  

Works on This Recording

1.
Symphony no 1 in C minor, Op. 68 by Johannes Brahms
Conductor:  Christoph Eschenbach
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Houston Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1855-1876; Austria 
2.
Symphony no 2 in D major, Op. 73 by Johannes Brahms
Conductor:  Christoph Eschenbach
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Houston Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877; Austria 
3.
Academic Festival Overture in C minor, Op. 80 by Johannes Brahms
Conductor:  Christoph Eschenbach
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Houston Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; Austria 
4.
Variations for 2 Pianos on a theme by Haydn, Op. 56b "St Anthony" by Johannes Brahms
Conductor:  Christoph Eschenbach
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Houston Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873; Austria 

Sound Samples

Symphony No. 1 in C minor Op. 68: I. Un poco sostenuto - Allegro
Symphony No. 1 in C minor Op. 68: II. Andante sostenuto
Symphony No. 1 in C minor Op. 68: III. Un poco allegretto e grazioso
Symphony No. 1 in C minor Op. 68: IV. Adagio - Allegro non troppo ma con brio
Academic Festival Overture Op. 80
Symphony No. 2 in D major Op. 73: I. Allegro non troppo
Symphony No. 2 in D major Op. 73: II. Adagio non troppo
Symphony No. 2 in D major Op. 73: III. Allegretto grazioso (Quasi andantino) - Presto, ma non assai
Symphony No. 2 in D major Op. 73: IV. Allegro con spirito
Variations on a Theme by Haydn Op. 56a, 'St Antoni Chorale': Thema: Chorale St. Antoni (Andante)
Variations on a Theme by Haydn Op. 56a, 'St Antoni Chorale': Variation I: Poco più animato
Variations on a Theme by Haydn Op. 56a, 'St Antoni Chorale': Variation II: Più vivace
Variations on a Theme by Haydn Op. 56a, 'St Antoni Chorale': Variation III: Con moto
Variations on a Theme by Haydn Op. 56a, 'St Antoni Chorale': Variation IV: Andante con moto
Variations on a Theme by Haydn Op. 56a, 'St Antoni Chorale': Variation V: Vivace
Variations on a Theme by Haydn Op. 56a, 'St Antoni Chorale': Variation VI: Vivace
Variations on a Theme by Haydn Op. 56a, 'St Antoni Chorale': Variation VII: Grazioso
Variations on a Theme by Haydn Op. 56a, 'St Antoni Chorale': Variation VIII: Presto non troppo
Variations on a Theme by Haydn Op. 56a, 'St Antoni Chorale': Finale: Andante

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