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The Mighty Brahms 4th

08/16/11 8:00AM

Brahms knew he had something special with his fourth (and final) symphony. After its premiere in 1885 he took the work on a 14-city European tour! The mighty work makes a stop on VPR Classical this morning, in a performance with Carlos Kleiber and the Vienna Symphony.

Playlist

8:08am

Gloriana: Courtly Dances
Composer: Benjamin Britten
Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Steuart Bedford
CD/Album: "Britten: Sinfonia da Requiem"
Record co./Cat #: Naxos 8.557196
 
 

8:19am

The King Shall Rejoice (coronation anthem)
Composer: George Frideric Handel
Ensemble: The Sixteen (choir and instrumentalists)
Conductor: Harry Christophers
CD/Album: "Handel - Coronation Anthems"
Record co./Cat #: CORO 16066
 
 

8:31am

Music for a Farce: 4 Selections
Composer: Paul Bowles
Soloists: Hermann Kretzschmar, piano ; Ib Hausmann, clarinet ; Bruce Nockles, trumpet ; Rainer Romer, percussion ; Peppie Wiersma, percussion
CD/Album: "Paul Bowles - Migrations"
Record co./Cat #: Largo 5131
Note: (Recorded April 2-5, 1995 in the Hessicher Radio studios, Frankfurt)
 
 

8:38am

Piano Concerto #1 in C, Op. 11
Composer: Carl Maria von Weber
Ensemble: Staatskapelle Dresden
Conductor: Herbert Blomstedt
Soloists: Peter Rosel, piano
CD/Album: "Weber: Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 2/Concert Piece-Rosel/Blomstedt"
Record co./Cat #: EMI 49177
 
 

9:02am

6 German Dances, K 600
Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Ensemble: North German Radio Symphony
Conductor: Gunter Wand
CD/Album: "Mozart: 6 German Dances - Haffner Serenade"
Record co./Cat #: RCA 60068
 
 

9:13am

Canticum for Guitar
Composer: Leo Brouwer
Soloists: Jorge Oraison, guitar
CD/Album: "Brouwer: Guitar Music-Oraison"
Record co./Cat #: Et Cetera 1034
 
 

9:18am

Symphony #4 in e, Op. 98
Composer: Johannes Brahms
Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor: Carlos Kleiber
CD/Album: "Brahms: Symphony No. 4"
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 457706
 
 
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