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Bruno Walter Edition - Brahms: Symphonies No 2 & 3


Release Date: 10/31/1995 
Label:  Sony   Catalog #: 64471   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Johannes Brahms
Conductor:  Bruno Walter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 15 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

"...[V]ery recommendable indeed. Walter's performance of the Second is wonderfully sympathetic, with an inevitability, a rightness which makes it hard to concentrate on the interpretation as such, so cogent is the musical argument. Walter's pacing of the Third is admirable, and the vigor and sense of joy which imbue the opening of the first movement dominate throughout..." -- The Penguin Guide to Compact Discs & DVDs, 2003/4 edition "...[V]ery recommendable indeed. Walter's performance of the Second is wonderfully sympathetic, with an inevitability, a rightness which makes it hard to concentrate on the interpretation as such, so cogent is the musical argument. Walter's pacing of the Third is admirable, and the vigor and sense of joy which imbue the opening of the first movement dominate throughout..." -- The Penguin Guide to Compact Discs & DVDs, 2003/4 edition Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Symphony no 2 in D major, Op. 73 by Johannes Brahms
Conductor:  Bruno Walter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877; Austria 
2. Symphony no 3 in F major, Op. 90 by Johannes Brahms
Conductor:  Bruno Walter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1883; Austria 

Sound Samples

I. Allegro non troppo
II. Adagio non troppo
III. Allegretto grazioso (Quasi Andantino) - Presto ma non assai
IV. Allegro con spirito
I. Allegro con brio
II. Andante
III. Poco Allegretto
IV. Allegro

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