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Brahms: Piano Concertos; Lieder Op 91 & 105 / Kovacevich, Murray, Imai, Sawalisch

Brahms / Kovacevich,Stephen
Release Date: 03/08/2011 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 18711   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Stephen KovacevichAnn MurrayNobuko ImaiRobert Truman
Conductor:  Wolfgang Sawallisch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 2 
CD not available: This title is currently only available as an MP3 download.  

Works on This Recording

1. Concerto for Piano no 1 in D minor, Op. 15 by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Stephen Kovacevich (Piano)
Conductor:  Wolfgang Sawallisch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1854-1858; Germany 
Date of Recording: 12/1991 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 47 Minutes 54 Secs. 
2. Songs (2) for Alto, Viola and Piano, Op. 91: no 1, Gestille Sehnsucht by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Ann Murray (Alto), Stephen Kovacevich (Piano), Nobuko Imai (Viola)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1884; Austria 
Date of Recording: 03/1992 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 5 Minutes 54 Secs. 
Language: German 
3. Songs (2) for Alto, Viola and Piano, Op. 91: no 2, Geistliches Wiegenlied by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Nobuko Imai (Viola), Stephen Kovacevich (Piano), Ann Murray (Alto)
Period: Romantic 
Written: ?1864-84; Austria 
Date of Recording: 03/1992 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 5 Minutes 17 Secs. 
Language: German 
4. Concerto for Piano no 2 in B flat major, Op. 83 by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Robert Truman (Cello), Stephen Kovacevich (Piano)
Conductor:  Wolfgang Sawallisch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878-1881; Austria 
Date of Recording: 12/1993 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio 1, London, England 
Length: 47 Minutes 45 Secs. 
5. Songs (5), Op. 105: no 1, Wie Melodien zieht es mir by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Stephen Kovacevich (Piano), Ann Murray (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; Austria 
Date of Recording: 01/1994 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio 1, London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 17 Secs. 
Language: German 
6. Songs (5), Op. 105: no 2, Immer leiser wird mein Schlummer by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Ann Murray (Soprano), Stephen Kovacevich (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; Austria 
Date of Recording: 01/1994 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio 1, London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 30 Secs. 
Language: German 
7. Songs (5), Op. 105: no 3, Klage by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Ann Murray (Soprano), Stephen Kovacevich (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; Austria 
Date of Recording: 01/1994 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio 1, London, England 
Length: 1 Minutes 53 Secs. 
Language: German 
8. Songs (5), Op. 105: no 4, Auf dem Kirchhofe by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Stephen Kovacevich (Piano), Ann Murray (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; Austria 
Date of Recording: 01/1994 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio 1, London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 42 Secs. 
Language: German 
9. Songs (5), Op. 105: no 5, Verrat by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Ann Murray (Soprano), Stephen Kovacevich (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; Austria 
Date of Recording: 01/1994 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio 1, London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 4 Secs. 
Language: German 

Sound Samples

Piano Concerto No. 1 in D Minor, Op.15: I. Maestoso
Piano Concerto No. 1 in D Minor, Op.15: II. Adagio
Piano Concerto No. 1 in D Minor, Op.15: III. Rondo (Allegro non troppo)
2 Lieder, Op.91: Gestillte Sehnsucht (wds. Rückert)
2 Lieder, Op.91: Geistliches Wiegenlied (wds. Geibel after Lope de Vega)
Piano Concerto No. 2 in B Flat, Op.83: I. Allegro non troppo
Piano Concerto No. 2 in B Flat, Op.83: II. Allegro appassionata
Piano Concerto No. 2 in B Flat, Op.83: III. Andante
Piano Concerto No. 2 in B Flat, Op.83: IV. Allegretto grazioso
5 Lieder, Op.105: I. Wie Melodien zieht es mir (K. Groth)
5 Lieder, Op.105: II. Immer leiser wird mein Schlummer (Lingg)
5 Lieder, Op.105: III. Klage (vom Niederrhein)
5 Lieder, Op.105: IV. Auf dem Kirchhofe (D. von Liliencron)
5 Lieder, Op.105: V. Verrat (C. Lemcke)

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