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Brahms: Complete Symphonies / Hughes, Stuttgart Philharmonic

Brahms / Stuttgart Philharmonic Orch / Hughes
Release Date: 10/11/2011 
Label:  Quartz Records   Catalog #: 2054   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Johannes Brahms
Conductor:  Owain Arwel Hughes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stuttgart Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 3 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 3 Hours 40 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

An excellent value box set (3 CDs) featuring new recordings of Brahms' complete symphonies as well as three of his best-known orchestral works. Performed here by the internationally celebrated Stuttgart Philharmonic Orchestra under the baton of the ever popular Owain Arwel Hughes. An excellent value box set (3 CDs) featuring new recordings of Brahms' complete symphonies as well as three of his best-known orchestral works. Performed here by the internationally celebrated Stuttgart Philharmonic Orchestra under the baton of the ever popular Owain Arwel Hughes. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Symphony no 1 in C minor, Op. 68 by Johannes Brahms
Conductor:  Owain Arwel Hughes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stuttgart Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1855-1876; Austria 
Venue:  Philharmonie Gustav-Siegle-Haus, Stuttga 
Length: 48 Minutes 29 Secs. 
2. Variations in B flat major on a theme by Haydn, Op. 56a "St. Anthony" by Johannes Brahms
Conductor:  Owain Arwel Hughes
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873; Austria 
Venue:  Philharmonie Gustav-Siegle-Haus, Stuttga 
Length: 17 Minutes 38 Secs. 
3. Symphony no 2 in D major, Op. 73 by Johannes Brahms
Conductor:  Owain Arwel Hughes
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877; Austria 
Venue:  Philharmonie Gustav-Siegle-Haus, Stuttga 
Length: 46 Minutes 59 Secs. 
4. Academic Festival Overture in C minor, Op. 80 by Johannes Brahms
Conductor:  Owain Arwel Hughes
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; Austria 
Venue:  Philharmonie Gustav-Siegle-Haus, Stuttga 
Length: 11 Minutes 15 Secs. 
5. Tragic Overture, Op. 81 by Johannes Brahms
Conductor:  Owain Arwel Hughes
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; Austria 
Venue:  Philharmonie Gustav-Siegle-Haus, Stuttga 
Length: 14 Minutes 19 Secs. 
6. Symphony no 3 in F major, Op. 90 by Johannes Brahms
Conductor:  Owain Arwel Hughes
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1883; Austria 
Venue:  Philharmonie Gustav-Siegle-Haus, Stuttga 
Length: 37 Minutes 55 Secs. 
7. Symphony no 4 in E minor, Op. 98 by Johannes Brahms
Conductor:  Owain Arwel Hughes
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1884-1885; Austria 
Venue:  Philharmonie Gustav-Siegle-Haus, Stuttga 
Length: 41 Minutes 17 Secs. 

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