Brahms: Symphony No.4

Brahms: Symphony No.4

Wiener Philharmoniker

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Before its official premiere in Meiningen, Brahms' 4th Symphony was presented as a two-piano reduction at a private salon performance. A critic who was acting as page-turner for the event is reported to have described the first movement as like experiencing "a beating by two incredibly intelligent people" Carlos Kleiber's 1981 recording with the Wiener Philharmoniker certainly packs a passionate punch, and both novice and experienced listeners will find something to be excited by. read more

Credits

    Record Label

    Deutsche Grammophon (DG)

    Released

    1981

    Recorded

    15 March 1980

    Recording location

    Grosser Saal, Musikverein, Wien

    Producer

    Dr. Hans Hirsch

    Producer

    Hans Weber

    Balance Engineer

    Klaus Scheibe

    Recording Engineer

    Hans-Rudolf Müller

    Studio Personnel

    Klaus Behrens

    Studio Personnel

    Joachim Niss

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