Album

Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, Jiří Bělohlávek

Brahms: Symphonies Nos 1-4, Serenades, Overtures, Variations

Catalogue Number: SU 3868-2
Published: 3rd February 2006
Genre: Symphony
Format: 4 CD
- Jiří Bělohlávek, Designated Principal Conductor of the BBC Symphony Orchestra in London, has taken his place among today's top international conductors. - He has triumphed not only in theworld's great concert halls, but also in prestigious opera
houses such as Paris, Zurich, Glyndebourne, and New York's Metropolitan Opera. - Bělohlávek will turn 60 in February, andin honor of this occasion, we are releasing this Brahms complete set, the individual parts of which he recorded with the Czech Philharmonic in the late eighties and early nineties. - His recordings of the Brahms symphonies are ample evidence of Bělohlávek's mature artistry.
Johannes Brahms in the masterful interpretation of Jiří Bělohlávek and the Czech Philharmonic

CD 1

Johannes Brahms
Symphony No. 1 in C minor, Op. 68
1.
Un poco sostenuto - Allegro 14:12
2.
Andante sostenuto 08:38
3.
Un poco allegretto e grazioso 04:46
4.
Adagio - Allegro non troppo, ma con brio 16:37
Johannes Brahms
5.
Variations on a Theme by Haydn, Op. 56a 18:26

CD 2

Johannes Brahms
Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 73
1.
Allegro non troppo 15:11
2.
Adagio non troppo 09:51
3.
Allegretto grazioso 05:21
4.
Allegro con spirito 09:45
Johannes Brahms
5.
Tragic Overture, Op. 81 13:13
Johannes Brahms
6.
Academic Festival Overture, Op. 80 10:08

CD 3

Johannes Brahms
Symphony No. 3 in F major, Op. 90
1.
Allegro con brio 09:50
2.
Andante 09:00
3.
Poco allegro 06:22
4.
Allegro 09:25
Johannes Brahms
Symphony No. 4 in E minor, Op. 98
5.
Allegro non troppo 12:41
6.
Andante moderato 12:19
7.
Allegro giocoso 06:09
8.
Allegro energico e passionato 10:08

CD 4

Johannes Brahms
Serenade No. 1 in D major, Op. 11
1.
Allegro molto 12:51
2.
Scherzo. Allegro non troppo 08:24
3.
Adagio non troppo 13:57
4.
Menuetto I, II, I 03:50
5.
Scherzo. Allegro 02:37
6.
Rondo. Allegro 05:46
Johannes Brahms
Serenade No. 2 in A major, Op. 16
7.
Allegro moderato 08:39
8.
Scherzo. Vivace 02:48
9.
Adagio non troppo 07:25
10.
Quasi Menuetto 06:18
11.
Rondo. Allegro 06:00