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Bruno Walter Edition - Brahms Symphony 4, Tragic Overture, Schicksalslied


Release Date: 10/31/1995 
Label:  Sony   Catalog #: 64472   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Johannes Brahms
Conductor:  Bruno Walter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony OrchestraOccidental College Consort
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 12 Mins. 

Special Order: This CD requires additional production time and ships within 2-3 weeks.  

This CD is reissued by ArkivMusic.

Notes and Editorial Reviews

With the glorious slow movement ripely intense, balanced by a vivacious exhilarating Scherzo, the result is a remarkable achievement.

[I]nspired...with the glorious slow movement ripely intense..., balanced by a vivacious exhilarating Scherzo... The result is thrillingly "live" from the first bar to the last. A remarkable achievement... The Tragic Overture has characteristic breadth and vigour, while the Song of Destiny [is] both warm and dramatic...

-- The Penguin Guide to Compact Discs & DVDs [2003/4 edition]
With the glorious slow movement ripely intense, balanced by a vivacious exhilarating Scherzo, the result is a remarkable achievement.

[I]nspired...with the glorious slow movement ripely intense..., balanced by a vivacious exhilarating Scherzo... The result is thrillingly "live" from the first bar to the last. A remarkable achievement... The Tragic Overture has characteristic breadth and vigour, while the Song of Destiny [is] both warm and dramatic...

-- The Penguin Guide to Compact Discs & DVDs [2003/4 edition]
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Works on This Recording

1.
Symphony no 4 in E minor, Op. 98 by Johannes Brahms
Conductor:  Bruno Walter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1884-1885; Austria 
Date of Recording: 02/1959 
2.
Tragic Overture, Op. 81 by Johannes Brahms
Conductor:  Bruno Walter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; Austria 
Date of Recording: 01/1960 
3.
Song of Destiny, Op. 54 by Johannes Brahms
Conductor:  Bruno Walter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra,  Occidental College Consort
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868-1871; Austria 
Date of Recording: 01/09/1961 
Language: German 

Sound Samples

I. Allegro non troppo
II. Andante moderato
III. Allegro giocoso - Poco meno presto - Tempo I
IV. Allegro energico e passionato - Più Allegro
Tragic Overture, Op. 81
Schicksalslied, Op. 54

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