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

Audio Samples

>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

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