Brahms: Symphonies Nos. 1-4 (Complete)

This page lists all recordings of Symphonies Nos. 1-4 (Complete), by Johannes Brahms (1833-97) on CD, SACD, DVD, Blu-ray & download (MP3 & FLAC). Generally, more recent releases are listed first, but with priority given to those that are in stock.

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Brahms: The Four Symphonies

Brahms: The Four Symphonies


Brahms:

Symphonies Nos. 1-4 (Complete)

Tragic Overture, Op. 81

Academic Festival Overture, Op. 80

Variations on a theme by Haydn for orchestra, Op. 56a 'St Anthony Variations'


The music of Brahms held an important place in Sir John Barbirolli’s repertoire and these recordings of the symphonies, made with the Vienna Philharmonic in 1966 and 1967, stand as one of the peaks of his discography. Barbirolli’s relationship with this music is rooted in his time as an orchestral cellist, and these performances are notable for their rich, ripe sonorities and expansive warmth.

Released or re-released in last 6 months

Warner Classics Original Jacket Reissues - 2564676771

(CD - 2 discs)

$13.00

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Brahms: Symphonies Nos. 1-4 (Complete)

Brahms: Symphonies Nos. 1-4 (Complete)


Continuing their survey of works performed by the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra, the Weitblick label presents a 2CD set of Brahms' Complete Symphonies, conducted by the ever-favourite, Evgeny Svetlanov.

Weitblick - SSS0136

(CD - 2 discs)

$23.50

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Brahms: Symphonies Nos. 1-4 (Complete)

Brahms: Symphonies Nos. 1-4 (Complete)


Berlliner Philharmoniker, Herbert von Karajan

DVD Video

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Format: NTSC

DG Unitel - 0734386

(DVD Video - 2 discs)

$25.75

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Brahms: Symphonies Nos. 1-4 (Complete)

Brahms: Symphonies Nos. 1-4 (Complete)


“…Bernstein speaks eloquently of Brahms's essential duality, of Romantic passion contained and controlled by Classical forms… Bernstein's interpretations, however, clearly verge towards the Romantic side of the coin.” BBC Music Magazine, November 2007 ****

DVD Video

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Format: NTSC

DG Unitel - 0734331

(DVD Video)

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Brahms: Symphonies Nos. 1-4 (Complete)

Brahms: Symphonies Nos. 1-4 (Complete)


DG 2CD - 4742632

(CD - 2 discs)

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Brahms: Symphonies Nos. 1-4 (Complete)

Brahms: Symphonies Nos. 1-4 (Complete)


“The playing of the Berlin Philharmonic remains uniquely cultivated, the ensemble is finely polished, and yet there is no lack of warmth or impetus throughout the set.” Penguin Guide, 2011 edition

DG 2CD - 4530972

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Brahms: Symphonies Nos. 1-4 (Complete)

Brahms: Symphonies Nos. 1-4 (Complete)


DG Originals - E4497152

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Brahms: Symphonies Nos. 1-4 (Complete)

Brahms: Symphonies Nos. 1-4 (Complete)


Tonkünstler-Orchester Niederösterreich, Andrés Orozco-Estrada

The cooperation between the Lower Austrian Tonkünstler Orchestra and OehmsClassics is, thankfully, not being continued exclusively in individual symphonies, but in this case in a complete edition of all four symphonies of Johannes Brahms.

The works were recorded at the Musikverein in Vienna and in Grafenegg Auditorium.

Oehms - OC1813

(CD)

$41.25

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Brahms: Symphonies Nos. 1-4 - Vinyl Edition

Brahms: Symphonies Nos. 1-4 - Vinyl Edition


Brahms:

Symphonies Nos. 1-4 (Complete)

Recorded live at Southbank Centre’s Royal Festival Hall, London, in 2008 (Symphonies 1 & 2) and 2011 (Symphonies 3 & 4).


A four-LP vinyl box set of Brahms’ complete symphonies conducted by the London Philharmonic Orchestra's Principal Conductor and Artistic Advisor Vladimir Jurowski.

These recordings – of live LPO concerts at Southbank Centre’s Royal Festival Hall between 2008 and 2011 – have previously been released as two separate LPO label CDs, but are brought together in one package for the first time in this exclusive box set.

The CD release of Symphonies Nos 1 & 2 (February 2010), received great critical acclaim, including BBC Music Magazine’s ‘Disc of the Month’ and the recommended version of Symphony No.2 by BBC Radio 3’s ‘Building a Library’.

The CD release of Symphonies Nos 3 & 4 was also praised in the press, with Gramophone describing the LPO as ‘London’s finest Brahms orchestra’ and The Financial Times writing that Jurowski ‘marries the best of tradition with the best of modern practice’.

A must-have for lovers of Brahms, Jurowski fans and vinyl enthusiasts alike.

LPO - LPOLP906

(Vinyl)

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Brahms: The Symphonies & Orchestral Works

Brahms: The Symphonies & Orchestral Works


Brahms:

Symphonies Nos. 1-4 (Complete)

Tragic Overture, Op. 81

Intermezzo in E major, Op. 116 No. 4

arr. Paul Klengel

Intermezzo in E flat major, Op. 117 No. 1

arr. Paul Klengel

Variations on a theme by Haydn for orchestra, Op. 56a 'St Anthony Variations'

Nagen am Herzen fühl ich Gift in mir, Op. 65, No. 9

Orchestral Version

Liebeslieder-Walzer, Op. 52: excerpts

Orchestral Version

Academic Festival Overture, Op. 80

Hungarian Dance No. 1 in G minor

Hungarian Dance No. 10 in F major

Hungarian Dance No. 3 in F major

Symphony No. 1 in C minor, Op. 68 - Andante

Original First Performance Version

Symphony No. 4 in E minor, Op. 98: 1. Alternative opening


The award winning album , now available on bluray audio.

Following the 2011 landmark Beethoven cycle, Riccardo Chailly returns with a recording of the complete Brahms symphonies and orchestral works including the overtures and Haydn Variations.

Rarities include world premiere recordings of two piano intermezzi orchestrated by Paul Klengel (brother of the Gewandhaus’ long-standing principal cellist Julius Klengel); the 9 Liebeslieder waltzes; the original first performance version of the Andante of Symphony No. 1 and the even rarer revised opening of the Fourth Symphony.

Chailly has radically rethought his approach to these works, re-examining the scores and returning to the recorded interpretations of a generation of conductors alive during Brahms’ lifetime, principally Felix Weingartner and one of his Gewandhaus predecessors Bruno Walter.

“dynamic and dramatic readings, faithful to Brahms's intentions. Powerfully conceived, they are rhythmically alert, without an ounce of undue sentiment and never for an instant losing sight of the scores' rock-solid architecture. The Gewandhaus players reward him with magnificent playing, alert and sumptuously rich in sound.” BBC Music Magazine, December 2013 *****

GGramophone Awards 2014

Record of the Year

BBC Music Magazine Awards 2014

Orchestral Finalist

Decca - 4787696

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