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Great Romantic Symphonies - Schubert, Brahms, Mendelssohn Berlioz, Mahler et al. [10 CDs]

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  1. Symphony No. 8 in B Minor, D. 759, "Unfinished": I. Allegro moderato
  2. Symphony No. 8 in B Minor, D. 759, "Unfinished": II. Andante con moto
  3. Symphony No. 9 in C Major, D. 944, "Great": I. Andante - Allegro ma non troppo
  4. Symphony No. 9 in C Major, D. 944, "Great": II. Andante con moto
  5. Symphony No. 9 in C Major, D. 944, "Great": III. Scherzo. Allegro vivace
  6. Symphony No. 9 in C Major, D. 944, "Great": IV. Finale. Allegro vivace
  7. Symphony No. 1 in C Minor, Op. 68: I. Un poco sostenuto - Allegro
  8. Symphony No. 1 in C Minor, Op. 68: II. Andante sostenuto
  9. Symphony No. 1 in C Minor, Op. 68: III. Un poco allegretto e grazioso $0.99 on iTunes
  10. Symphony No. 1 in C Minor, Op. 68: IV. Adagio - Allegro non troppo ma con brio
  11. Symphony No. 1 in B-Flat Major, Op. 38, "Spring": I. Andante un poco maestro - Allegro molto vivace
  12. Symphony No. 1 in B-Flat Major, Op. 38, "Spring": II. Larghetto $0.99 on iTunes
  13. Symphony No. 1 in B-Flat Major, Op. 38, "Spring": III. Scherzo. Molto vivace $0.99 on iTunes
  14. Symphony No. 1 in B-Flat Major, Op. 38, "Spring": IV. Allegro animato e grazioso $0.99 on iTunes
  15. Symphony No. 4 in E Minor, Op. 98: I. Allegro non troppo
  16. Symphony No. 4 in E Minor, Op. 98: II. Andante moderato
  17. Symphony No. 4 in E Minor, Op. 98: III. Allegro giocoso - Poco meno presto $0.99 on iTunes
  18. Symphony No. 4 in E Minor, Op. 98: IV. Allegro energico e passionato - Piu allegro
  19. Symphony No. 4 in D Minor, Op. 120: I. Ziemlich langsam - Lebhaft (Revised Version, 1851)
  20. Symphony No. 4 in D Minor, Op. 120: II. Romanze. Ziemlich langsam (Revised Version, 1851) $0.99 on iTunes
  21. Symphony No. 4 in D Minor, Op. 120: III. Scherzo. Lebhaft (Revised Version, 1851) $0.99 on iTunes
  22. Symphony No. 4 in D Minor, Op. 120: IV. Langsam - Lebhaft (Revised Version, 1851) $0.99 on iTunes
  23. Symphony No. 3 in A Minor, Op. 56, "Scottish": I. Andante con moto - Allegro un poco agitato - Andante come prima
  24. Symphony No. 3 in A Minor, Op. 56, "Scottish": II. Vivace non troppo $0.99 on iTunes
  25. Symphony No. 3 in A Minor, Op. 56, "Scottish": III. Adagio
  26. Symphony No. 3 in A Minor, Op. 56, "Scottish": IV. Allegro vivacissimo - Allegro maestoso assai $0.99 on iTunes
  27. Symphony No. 4 in A Major, Op. 90, "Italian": I. Allegro vivace
  28. Symphony No. 4 in A Major, Op. 90, "Italian": II. Andante con moto $0.99 on iTunes
  29. Symphony No. 4 in A Major, Op. 90, "Italian": III. Con moto moderato $0.99 on iTunes
  30. Symphony No. 4 in A Major, Op. 90, "Italian": IV. Saltarello. Presto $0.99 on iTunes
  31. Symphonie fantastique, Op. 14: I. Reveries. Largo - Passions. Allegro agitato e appassionato assai
  32. Symphonie fantastique, Op. 14: II. Un bal (Valse). Allegro non troppo $0.99 on iTunes
  33. Symphonie fantastique, Op. 14: III. Scene aux champs. Adagio
  34. Symphonie fantastique, Op. 14: IV. Marche au supplice. Allegretto non troppo $0.99 on iTunes
  35. Benvenuto Cellini, Op. 23
  36. Le carnaval romain, Op. 9 $0.99 on iTunes
  37. Symphony No. 1 in D Major, "Titan": I. Langsam, schleppend
  38. Symphony No. 1 in D Major, "Titan": II. Kraftig bewegt, doch nicht zu schnell $0.99 on iTunes
  39. Symphony No. 1 in D Major, "Titan": III. Feierlich und gemessen, ohne zu schleppen
  40. Symphony No. 1 in D Major, "Titan": IV. Sturmisch bewegt
  41. Symphony No. 1 in D Major, "Titan": Blumine (Original Second Movement_ $0.99 on iTunes
  42. Symphony No. 4 in E-Flat Major, WAB 104, "Romantic": I. Bewegt, nicht zu schnell (1881 Version, ed. R. Haas)
  43. Symphony No. 4 in E-Flat Major, WAB 104, "Romantic": II. Andante quasi allegretto (1881 Version, ed. R. Haas)
  44. Symphony No. 4 in E-Flat Major, WAB 104, "Romantic": III. Scherzo. Bewegt (1881 Version, ed. R. Haas)
  45. Symphony No. 4 in E-Flat Major, WAB 104, "Romantic": IV. Finale. Bewegt, doch nicht zu schnell (1881 Version, ed. R. Haas)
  46. Symphony No. 3 in C Minor, Op. 78, "Organ": I. Adagio - Allegro moderato -
  47. Symphony No. 3 in C Minor, Op. 78, "Organ": I. Poco adagio
  48. Symphony No. 3 in C Minor, Op. 78, "Organ": II. Allegro moderato - Presto - Allegro moderato - Presto - Allegro moderato - $0.99 on iTunes
  49. Symphony No. 3 in C Minor, Op. 78, "Organ": II. Maestoso - Allegro - Piu allegro - Molto allegro - Pesante $0.99 on iTunes

Album Summary

>Schubert, Franz : Symphony no 8 in B minor, D 759 "Unfinished"
>Schubert, Franz : Symphony no 9 in C major, D 944 "Great"
>Brahms, Johannes : Symphony no 1 in C minor, Op. 68
>Schumann, Robert : Symphony no 1 in B flat major ("Spring"), Op. 38
>Brahms, Johannes : Symphony no 4 in E minor, Op. 98
>Schumann, Robert : Symphony no 4 in D minor, Op. 120
>Mendelssohn, Felix : Symphony no 3 in A minor, Op. 56 "Scottish"
>Mendelssohn, Felix : Symphony no 4 in A major, Op. 90 "Italian"
>Berlioz, Hector : Symphonie fantastique, Op. 14
>Berlioz, Hector : Benvenuto Cellini, opera Op. 23
>Berlioz, Hector : Le carnaval romain (Roman Carnival Overture), ouverture catacteristique for orchestra, H.95 (Op. 9)
>Mahler, Gustav : Symphony no 1 in D major "Titan"
>Bruckner, Anton : Symphony no 4 in E flat major, WAB 104 "Romantic"
>Saint-Saëns, Camille : Symphony no 3 in C minor, Op. 78 "Organ"
>Franck, César : Symphony in D minor, M 48
>Dvorak, Antonin : Symphony no 9 in E minor, Op. 95/B 178 "From the New World"
>Dvorak, Antonin : Symphonic Variations for Orchestra, Op. 78/B 70
>Strauss, Richard : Eine Alpensinfonie, Op. 64
>Strauss, Richard : Don Juan, Op. 20
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Works Details

>Schubert, Franz : Symphony no 8 in B minor, D 759 "Unfinished"
  • Conductor: Michael Halász
  • Running Time: 26 min. 3 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1822

>Schubert, Franz : Symphony no 9 in C major, D 944 "Great"
  • Conductor: Michael Halász
  • Running Time: 50 min. 21 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1825-1828

>Brahms, Johannes : Symphony no 1 in C minor, Op. 68
  • Conductor: Alexander Rahbari
  • Running Time: 46 min. 56 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1855-1876

>Schumann, Robert : Symphony no 1 in B flat major ("Spring"), Op. 38
  • Conductor: Antoni Wit
  • Running Time: 31 min. 48 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1841

>Brahms, Johannes : Symphony no 4 in E minor, Op. 98
  • Conductor: Alexander Rahbari
  • Running Time: 45 min. 45 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1884-1885

>Schumann, Robert : Symphony no 4 in D minor, Op. 120
  • Conductor: Antoni Wit
  • Running Time: 30 min. sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1841

>Mendelssohn, Felix : Symphony no 3 in A minor, Op. 56 "Scottish"
  • Conductor: Reinhard Seifried
  • Notes: National Concert Hall, Dublin (04/24/1995/04/25/1995)
  • Running Time: 37 min. 29 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 01/20/1842

>Mendelssohn, Felix : Symphony no 4 in A major, Op. 90 "Italian"
  • Conductor: Reinhard Seifried
  • Notes: National Concert Hall, Dublin (04/24/1995/04/25/1995)
  • Running Time: 29 min. 29 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 03/13/1833

>Berlioz, Hector : Symphonie fantastique, Op. 14
  • Conductor: Yoav Talmi
  • Running Time: 49 min. 12 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 04/1830

>Berlioz, Hector : Benvenuto Cellini, opera Op. 23
  • Conductor: Yoav Talmi
  • Notes: Composition written: 05/1834-09/1838.
  • Running Time: 10 min. 46 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 05/1834-09/1838

>Berlioz, Hector : Le carnaval romain (Roman Carnival Overture), ouverture catactéristique for orchestra, H.95 (Op. 9)
  • Conductor: Yoav Talmi
  • Running Time: 9 min. 2 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 01/1844

>Mahler, Gustav : Symphony no 1 in D major "Titan"
  • Conductor: Michael Halász
  • Notes: Concert Hall of the Polish Radio, Katowice, Poland (12/11/1993-12/14/1993)
  • Running Time: 60 min. 36 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: ?/?1884-03/1888

>Bruckner, Anton : Symphony no 4 in E flat major, WAB 104 "Romantic"
  • Conductor: Georg Tintner
  • Notes: Henry Wood Hall, Glasgow, Scotland (10/16/1996/10/17/1996)
  • Running Time: 73 min. 5 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1874-1888

>Camille Saint-Saëns (1835 - 1921) : Symphony no 3 in C minor, Op. 78 "Organ"
  • Performer: Imrich Szabo (Organ)
  • Conductor: Stephen Gunzenhauser
  • Running Time: 36 min. 34 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1886

>César Franck (1822 - 1890) : Symphony in D minor, M 48
  • Conductor: Roberto Benzi
  • Notes: Composition written: 1886-88.
  • Running Time: 40 min. 3 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1886-1888

>Antonin Dvorák (1841 - 1904) : Symphony no 9 in E minor, Op. 95/B 178 "From the New World"
  • Conductor: Stephen Gunzenhauser
  • Notes: Reduta Concert Hall, Bratislava, Slovakia (03/01/1989/03/02/1989)
  • Running Time: 42 min. 56 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral

>Antonin Dvorák (1841 - 1904) : Symphonic Variations for Orchestra, Op. 78/B 70
  • Conductor: Stephen Gunzenhauser
  • Notes: Reduta Concert Hall, Bratislava, Slovakia (11/10/1989/11/11/1989)
  • Running Time: 22 min. 5 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic

>Strauss, Richard : Eine Alpensinfonie, Op. 64
  • Conductor: Antoni Wit
  • Notes: Composition written: 1911-15.
  • Running Time: 50 min. 5 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1911-1915

>Strauss, Richard : Don Juan, Op. 20
  • Conductor: Zdenek Kosler
  • Running Time: 17 min. 54 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1888-1889