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Best Of Brahms


Release Date: 04/02/1993 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8551109   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Idil BiretTakako NishizakiPéter NagyJénö Jandó
Conductor:  Alexander RahbariStephen GunzenhauserIstván Bogár
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Brussels Belgian Radio & TV Philharmonic OrchestraBratislava Slovak State Philharmonic OrchestraStuttgart Soloists,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 17 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Academic Festival Overture in C minor, Op. 80 by Johannes Brahms
Conductor:  Alexander Rahbari
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Brussels Belgian Radio & TV Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; Austria 
2.
Intermezzi (3) for Piano, Op. 117: no 1 in E flat major by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Austria 
3.
Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 77: 2nd movement, Adagio by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Takako Nishizaki (Violin)
Conductor:  Stephen Gunzenhauser
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bratislava Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878; Austria 
4.
Songs (5), Op. 49: no 4, Wiegenlied by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Péter Nagy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; Austria 
5.
Symphony no 1 in C minor, Op. 68: 1st movement, Poco sostenuto-Allegro by Johannes Brahms
Conductor:  Alexander Rahbari
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Brussels Belgian Radio & TV Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1855-1876; Austria 
6.
Symphony no 4 in E minor, Op. 98: 4th movement, Allegro energico by Johannes Brahms
Conductor:  Alexander Rahbari
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Brussels Belgian Radio & TV Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1884-1885; Austria 
7.
Sextet for Strings no 1 in B flat major, Op. 18: 2nd movement, Andante, ma moderato by Johannes Brahms
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stuttgart Soloists
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859-1860; Germany 
8.
Hungarian Dances (21) for Orchestra, WoO 1: no 1 in G minor by Johannes Brahms
Conductor:  István Bogár
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Budapest Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; Austria 
Notes: Orchestrated: Johannes Brahms 
9.
Hungarian Dances (21) for Orchestra, WoO 1: no 5 in G minor by Johannes Brahms
Conductor:  István Bogár
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Budapest Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; Austria 
10.
Concerto for Piano no 2 in B flat major, Op. 83: 1st movement, Allegro non troppo - Excerpt(s) by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Jénö Jandó (Piano)
Conductor:  Alexander Rahbari
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Brussels Belgian Radio & TV Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878-1881; Austria 

Sound Samples

Academic Festival Overture, Op. 80
3 Intermezzos, Op. 117: Andante moderato
21 Hungarian Dances, WoO 1 (version for orchestra): Hungarian Dance No. 1
String Sextet No. 1 in B flat major, Op. 18: Andante ma moderato
Symphony No. 1 in C minor, Op. 68: Un poco sostenuto - Allegro
Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 77: Adagio
21 Hungarian Dances, WoO 1 (version for orchestra): Hungarian Dance No. 5
Piano Concerto No. 2 in B flat major, Op. 83: Allegro non troppo (excerpt)
Wiegenlied (Lullaby), Op. 49 No. 4: Cradle Song, Op. 49, No. 4
Symphony No. 4 in E minor, Op. 98: Allegro energico e passionato - Piu allegro

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