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Brahms: Symphony No 1 & Tragic Overture – LSO Live

Brahms: Symphony No 1 & Tragic Overture

  • Catalogue Number LSO0045
    UPC 822231104520

    James Mallinson producer
    Jonathan Stokes for Classic Sound Ltd balance engineer

    Recorded May 2003, Barbican, London

    DSD (Direct Stream Digital) recording
    Notes in English / en Francais / auf Deutsch

  • 'This was the LSO surpassing even themselves ... inspired by the man on the podium, Bernard Haitink ... this was an exceptional reinvention of the work.'
    The Times

    'A revelatory re-interpretation.'
    The Observer

    'A fine, full-blooded performance ... hard to beat.'
    Mail on Sunday

    'A performance of resplendent virtuosity, in which every movement and every gesture, was part of a gripping journey ... [Bernard Haitink] animated each movement with a fiery energy.'
    The Guardian

    'Polished playing and finely judged phrasing made everything fall into place.'
    The Independent


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Bernard Haitink, London Symphony Orchestra

Bernard Haitink follows his critically acclaimed recording of Brahms's Second Symphony, released on LSO Live in January 2004, with an extraordinary account of Brahms's Symphony No 1.

Composer   Brahms
Conductor   Bernard Haitink
Performers   London Symphony Orchestra

Track list
1. Symphony No 1 in C Minor: I. Un poco sostenuto - Allegro
2. Symphony No 1 in C Minor: II. Andante sostenuto
3. Symphony No 1 in C Minor: III. Un poco allegretto e grazioso
4. Symphony No 1 in C Minor: IV. Adagio - Allegro non troppo ma con brio
5. Tragic Overture in D minor

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