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Brahms - Greatest Hits


Release Date: 02/10/2004 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 000191702   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Johannes Brahms
Performer:  John LenehanJulian Lloyd WebberMartha ArgerichNathan Milstein
Conductor:  Claudio AbbadoEugen JochumBernard HaitinkIván Fischer,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic OrchestraVienna Philharmonic OrchestraRoyal Concertgebouw Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 15 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Academic Festival Overture in C minor, Op. 80 by Johannes Brahms
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; Austria 
2. Songs (5), Op. 49: no 4, Wiegenlied by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  John Lenehan (Piano), Julian Lloyd Webber (Cello)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; Austria 
3. Rhapsodies (2) for Piano, Op. 79: no 2 in G minor by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Martha Argerich (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1879; Austria 
4. Symphony no 3 in F major, Op. 90: 3rd movement, Poco allegretto by Johannes Brahms
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1883; Austria 
5. Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 77: 3rd movement, Allegro giocoso by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Nathan Milstein (Violin)
Conductor:  Eugen Jochum
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878; Austria 
6. Variations in B flat major on a theme by Haydn, Op. 56a "St. Anthony" by Johannes Brahms
Conductor:  Bernard Haitink
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873; Austria 
7. Hungarian Dances (21) for Orchestra, WoO 1: no 5 in G minor by Johannes Brahms
Conductor:  Iván Fischer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Budapest Festival Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; Austria 
8. Hungarian Dances (21) for Orchestra, WoO 1: no 6 in D major by Johannes Brahms
Conductor:  Iván Fischer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Budapest Festival Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; Austria 
9. Symphony no 1 in C minor, Op. 68: 1st movement, Poco sostenuto-Allegro by Johannes Brahms
Conductor:  Carlo Maria Giulini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1855-1876; Austria 

Sound Samples

Academic Festival Overture, Op.80: Allegro - L'istesso tempo, un poco maestoso - Animato - Maestoso
Hungarian Dance No.5 in G minor - Orchestrated by Iván Fischer
Hungarian Dance No.6 in D flat - Orchestrated by Albert Parlow
Symphony No.1 In C Minor, Op.68: 1. Un poco sostenuto - Allegro - Meno allegro
Wiegenlied, Op.49, No.4
Rhapsody in G minor, Op.79, No.2
Symphony No.3 In F, Op.90: 3. Poco allegretto
Violin Concerto in D, Op.77: 3. Allegro giocoso, ma non troppo vivace - Poco piů presto
Variations on a Theme by Haydn, Op.56a

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