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Brahms: Serenades Nos 1 & 2, Etc / Boult, Baker


Release Date: 09/10/2002 
Label:  Emi Classics Double Fforte Catalog #: 68655   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Dame Janet Baker
Conductor:  Sir Adrian Boult
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic OrchestraLondon Symphony OrchestraJohn Alldis Choir
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 57 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

"The merits of Boult’s Brahms are well-known and the reappearance of his two Serenades is to be warmly welcomed." -- Robert Layton, BBC Music Magazine "The merits of Boult’s Brahms are well-known and the reappearance of his two Serenades is to be warmly welcomed." -- Robert Layton, BBC Music Magazine Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Serenade no 1 in D major, Op. 11 by Johannes Brahms
Conductor:  Sir Adrian Boult
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1857-1858; Germany 
2. Serenade no 2 in A major, Op. 16 by Johannes Brahms
Conductor:  Sir Adrian Boult
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1858-1859; Germany 
3. Academic Festival Overture in C minor, Op. 80 by Johannes Brahms
Conductor:  Sir Adrian Boult
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; Austria 
4. Tragic Overture, Op. 81 by Johannes Brahms
Conductor:  Sir Adrian Boult
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; Austria 
5. Variations in B flat major on a theme by Haydn, Op. 56a "St. Anthony" by Johannes Brahms
Conductor:  Sir Adrian Boult
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873; Austria 
6. Alto Rhapsody, Op. 53 by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Dame Janet Baker (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir Adrian Boult
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra,  John Alldis Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1869; Austria 

Sound Samples

Academic Festival Overture Op. 80 (1987 Digital Remaster)
Serenade No. 1 in D major Op. 11 (1995 Digital Remaster): I. Allegro molto
Serenade No. 1 in D major Op. 11 (1995 Digital Remaster): II. Scherzo (Allegro non troppo) & Trio (Poco più moto)
Serenade No. 1 in D major Op. 11 (1995 Digital Remaster): III. Adagio non troppo
Serenade No. 1 in D major Op. 11 (1995 Digital Remaster): IV. Menuetto I & II
Serenade No. 1 in D major Op. 11 (1995 Digital Remaster): V. Scherzo (Allegro)
Serenade No. 1 in D major Op. 11 (1995 Digital Remaster): VI. Rondo (Allegro)
Rhapsody Op. 53 (1988 Digital Remaster)
Tragic Overture Op. 81 (1988 Digital Remaster)
Serenade No. 2 in A Op. 16 (1995 Digital Remaster): I. Allegro moderato
Serenade No. 2 in A Op. 16 (1995 Digital Remaster): II. Scherzo (Vivace)
Serenade No. 2 in A Op. 16 (1995 Digital Remaster): III. Adagio non troppo
Serenade No. 2 in A Op. 16 (1995 Digital Remaster): IV. Quasi menuetto
Serenade No. 2 in A Op. 16 (1995 Digital Remaster): V. Rondo (Allegro)
Variations on a Theme by Haydn ('St Antoni Chorale') Op. 56a (1989 Digital Remaster): Thema: Chorale St. Antoni (Andante)
Variations on a Theme by Haydn ('St Antoni Chorale') Op. 56a (1989 Digital Remaster): Variation I: Poco più animato
Variations on a Theme by Haydn ('St Antoni Chorale') Op. 56a (1989 Digital Remaster): Variation II: Più vivace
Variations on a Theme by Haydn ('St Antoni Chorale') Op. 56a (1989 Digital Remaster): Variation III: Con moto
Variations on a Theme by Haydn ('St Antoni Chorale') Op. 56a (1989 Digital Remaster): Variation IV: Andante con moto
Variations on a Theme by Haydn ('St Antoni Chorale') Op. 56a (1989 Digital Remaster): Variation V: Vivace
Variations on a Theme by Haydn ('St Antoni Chorale') Op. 56a (1989 Digital Remaster): Variation VI: Vivace
Variations on a Theme by Haydn ('St Antoni Chorale') Op. 56a (1989 Digital Remaster): Variation VII: Grazioso
Variations on a Theme by Haydn ('St Antoni Chorale') Op. 56a (1989 Digital Remaster): Variation VIII: Presto non troppo
Variations on a Theme by Haydn ('St Antoni Chorale') Op. 56a (1989 Digital Remaster): Finale: Andante

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