Browse: Schumann - Symphonies Nos. 1-4 (complete)
This page lists all recordings of Symphonies Nos. 1-4 (complete) by Robert Schumann (1810-56).
San Francisco Symphony, Michael Tilson Thomas
Chamber Orchestra of Europe, Yannick Nézet-Séguin
These enormously invigorating and brilliantly executed performances...quash once and for all the old age that Schumann's Symphonies are deficient in their treatment of the orchestra...Nézet-Séguin... — More…
2 CDs + Blu-ray
Barbara Bonney, Alexandra Coku, Bernarda Fink, Neill Archer, Gerald Finley, Cornelius Hauptmann, Christoph Prégardien, Roger Montgomery, Susan Dent, Gavin Edwards, Robert Maskell (horns)
Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique, Sir John Eliot Gardiner
Roger Montgomery, Susan Dent, Gavin Edwards, Robert Maskell (horns)
Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique, John Eliot Gardiner
The first point to note is how much more comprehensive this is than previous cycles, even the outstanding RCA set of period performances from Roy Goodman and the Hanover Band.
Gardiner offers... — More…
Wiener Philharmoniker, Leonard Bernstein (conductor) & Humphrey Burton (director)
Bernstein's outstanding complete DVD set of the Schumann symphonies (on a single disc) shows him at his very finest - electrifying in controlling tension, spirited and genial in bringing out... — More…