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Schumann: Symphonies 1-4 / Eschenbach, Bamberg


Release Date: 06/05/2001 
Label:  Virgin Classics   Catalog #: 61884   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Robert Schumann
Conductor:  Christoph Eschenbach
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bamberg Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 23 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Symphony no 1 in B flat major, Op. 38 "Spring" by Robert Schumann
Conductor:  Christoph Eschenbach
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bamberg Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1841; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1990-91 
Venue:  Kulturraum, Bamberg, Germany 
Length: 34 Minutes 5 Secs. 
2. Symphony no 2 in C major, Op. 61 by Robert Schumann
Conductor:  Christoph Eschenbach
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bamberg Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845-1846; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1990-91 
Venue:  Kulturraum, Bamberg, Germany 
Length: 41 Minutes 53 Secs. 
3. Symphony no 3 in E flat major, Op. 97 "Rhenish" by Robert Schumann
Conductor:  Christoph Eschenbach
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bamberg Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1850; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1990-91 
Venue:  Kulturraum, Bamberg, Germany 
Length: 34 Minutes 49 Secs. 
4. Symphony no 4 in D minor, Op. 120 by Robert Schumann
Conductor:  Christoph Eschenbach
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bamberg Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1990-91 
Venue:  Kulturraum, Bamberg, Germany 
Length: 31 Minutes 48 Secs. 
Notes: Composition written: Germany (1841).
Composition revised: Germany (1851). 

Sound Samples

Symphony No. 1 in B flat major Op. 38, 'Spring': I. Andante poco maestoso - Allegro molto vivace
Symphony No. 1 in B flat major Op. 38, 'Spring': II. Larghetto
Symphony No. 1 in B flat major Op. 38, 'Spring': III. Scherzo (Molto vivace) - Trio I - Trio II
Symphony No. 1 in B flat major Op. 38, 'Spring': IV. Allegro animato e grazioso
Symphony No. 3 in E flat major Op. 97, 'Rhenish': I. Lebhaft
Symphony No. 3 in E flat major Op. 97, 'Rhenish': II. Scherzo (Sehr mäßig)
Symphony No. 3 in E flat major Op. 97, 'Rhenish': III. Nicht schnell
Symphony No. 3 in E flat major Op. 97, 'Rhenish': IV. Feierlich
Symphony No. 3 in E flat major Op. 97, 'Rhenish': V. Lebhaft
Symphony No. 2 in C major Op. 61: I. Sostenuto assai - Allegro ma non troppo
Symphony No. 2 in C major Op. 61: II. Scherzo (Allegro vivace) - Trio I - Trio II
Symphony No. 2 in C major Op. 61: III. Adagio espressivo
Symphony No. 2 in C major Op. 61: IV. Allegro molto vivace
Symphony No. 4 in D minor Op. 120: I. Ziemlich langsam - Lebhaft
Symphony No. 4 in D minor Op. 120: II. Romanze (Ziemlich langsam)
Symphony No. 4 in D minor Op. 120: III. Scherzo (Lebhaft) & Trio
Symphony No. 4 in D minor Op. 120: IV. Lebhaft - Schneller - Presto

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