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Brahms - Romanticism & Formal Genius

Brahms / Fink / Finley / Creed / Nagano
Release Date: 01/14/2014 
Label:  Harmonia Mundi   Catalog #: 2908401   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Johannes BrahmsArnold Schoenberg
Performer:  Alessandro CarbonareLuc HéryFlorence BinderNicolas Böne,   ... 
Conductor:  Philippe HerrewegheKent NaganoJiri BelohlávekDaniel Harding,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Collegium VocaleChamps-Élysées OrchestraLa Chapelle Royale Paris,   ... 
Number of Discs: 8 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Johannes Brahms undoubtedly embodies the quintessence of late Romanticism, and listeners will enjoy discovering or renewing acquaintance with the German Requiem, the Fourth Symphony, the towering concertos for piano (no 1.) and violin, and a host of other superb pieces. Johannes Brahms undoubtedly embodies the quintessence of late Romanticism, and listeners will enjoy discovering or renewing acquaintance with the German Requiem, the Fourth Symphony, the towering concertos for piano (no 1.) and violin, and a host of other superb pieces. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Quintet for Clarinet and Strings in B minor, Op. 115 by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Alessandro Carbonare (Clarinet), Luc Héry (Violin), Florence Binder (Violin),
Nicolas Böne (Viola), Muriel Pouzenc (Cello)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891; Austria 
2.
German Requiem, Op. 45 by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Christiane Oelze (Soprano), Gerald Finley (Baritone)
Conductor:  Philippe Herreweghe
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Collegium Vocale,  Champs-Élysées Orchestra,  La Chapelle Royale Paris
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1854-1868; Austria 
Date of Recording: 1/1996 
Venue:  Live Montreux, Switzerland 
3.
Symphony no 4 in E minor, Op. 98 by Johannes Brahms
Conductor:  Kent Nagano
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1884-1885; Austria 
Date of Recording: 03/2006 
Venue:  Philharmonie, Berlin 
4.
Concerto for Piano no 1 in D minor, Op. 15 by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Cédric Tiberghien (Piano)
Conductor:  Jiri Belohlávek
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1854-1858; Germany 
5.
Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 77 by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Isabelle Faust (Violin)
Conductor:  Daniel Harding
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Mahler Chamber Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878; Austria 
6.
Sextet for Strings no 2 in G major, Op. 36 by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Christoph Richter (Cello), Pauline Sachse (Viola), Julia Maria Kretz (Violin),
Isabelle Faust (Violin), Xenia Jankovic (Cello), Stefan Fehlandt (Viola)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1864-1865; Austria 
7.
Zigeunerlieder, Op. 103 by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Alain Planès (Piano)
Conductor:  Marcus Creed
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin RIAS Chamber Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887-1888; Austria 
8.
Quintet for Piano and Strings in F minor, Op. 34 by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Silke Avenhaus (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Arcanto String Quartet
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1861-1864; Austria 
9.
Quartet for Piano and Strings no 1 in G minor, Op. 25 by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Christophe Gaugué (Viola)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Wanderer Trio
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1855-1861; Germany 
10.
Trio for Horn, Violin and Piano in E flat major, Op. 40 by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Alexander Melnikov (Piano), Isabelle Faust (Violin), Theunis Van der Zwart (French Horn)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1865; Austria 
11.
Sonata for Violin and Piano no 1 in G major, Op. 78 by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Isabelle Faust (Violin), Alexander Melnikov (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878-1879; Austria 
12.
Fantasies (7) for Piano, Op. 116 by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Alexander Melnikov (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Austria 
13.
Variations and Fugue for Piano in B flat major on a theme by Handel, Op. 24 by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Olga Kern (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1861; Germany 
14.
Ballades (4) for Piano, Op. 10 by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Cédric Tiberghien (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1854; Germany 
Date of Recording: 04/2006 
Venue:  Teldex Studio, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 24 Minutes 20 Secs. 
15.
Hungarian Dances (10) for Piano solo by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Cédric Tiberghien (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: by 1872; Austria 
Length: 26 Minutes 5 Secs. 
16.
Variations in B flat major on a theme by Haydn, Op. 56a "St. Anthony" by Johannes Brahms
Conductor:  Jiri Belohlávek
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873; Austria 

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