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Johannes Brahms: Symphony No. 1 in C Minor, Op. 68 - Haydn Variations

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Marek Janowski

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Variations on a Theme by Haydn, Op. 56a, "St. Anthony Variations"  
1
Thema: "Chorale St. Antoni". Andante
Johannes Brahms; Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra; Marek Janowski
2:03
2
Variation 1. Poco più animato
Johannes Brahms; Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra; Marek Janowski
1:24
3
Variation 2. Più vivace
Johannes Brahms; Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra; Marek Janowski
1:05
4
Variation 3. Con moto
Johannes Brahms; Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra; Marek Janowski
1:33
5
Variation 4. Andante con moto
Johannes Brahms; Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra; Marek Janowski
1:47
6
Variation 5. Vivace
Johannes Brahms; Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra; Marek Janowski
0:55
7
Variation 6. Vivace
Johannes Brahms; Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra; Marek Janowski
1:11
8
Variation 7. Grazioso
Johannes Brahms; Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra; Marek Janowski
2:08
9
Variation 8. Presto non troppo
Johannes Brahms; Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra; Marek Janowski
0:59
10
Finale. Andante
Johannes Brahms; Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra; Marek Janowski
3:42
Symphony No. 1 in C Minor, Op. 68  
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I. Un poco sostenuto - Allegro
Johannes Brahms; Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra; Marek Janowski
15:17
12
II. Andante sostenuto
Johannes Brahms; Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra; Marek Janowski
8:36
13
III. Un poco allegretto e grazioso
Johannes Brahms; Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra; Marek Janowski
4:30
14
IV. Adagio - Più andante - Allegro non troppo, ma con brio - Più allegro
Johannes Brahms; Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra; Marek Janowski
16:13
Digital Booklet
Total Playing Time    61:23
"... I am impressed above all by Janowski’s consistency. The variations are once again beautifully turned and the freshness has not been lost."
- MusicWeb International

"The Pittsburgh winds sound absolutely radiant here, while Janowski characterizes each variation with real personality. Pentatone's engineers have done an excellent job capturing the orchestra in a nicely warm acoustic ... I can easily imagine this version becoming a favorite ... this is beautiful Brahms ..."
- ClassicsToday.com

This live album from Marek Janowski and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, one of their four releases dedicated to the complete Brahms symphony cycle, was recorded at the Heinz Hall in Pittsburgh in March 2007. The symphony took Brahms 14 years to complete, was instantly popular upon its premiere and has been compared to Beethoven's Ninth.
96 kHz / 24-bit PCM and 2.8224 MHz DSD – PentaTone Studio Masters

Recorded live at Heinz Hall, Pittsburgh, March 2007
Executive Producer - Recording Producer: Job Maarse
Balance Engineer: Everett Porter (Polyhymnia International)
Recording Engineers: Bill McKinney (Telarc), Ray Clover (Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra)
Editing: Everett Porter

Recording facility: Polyhymnia International BV /Telarc
Microphones: DPA4006 & Schoeps MK2S with Polyhymnia Electronics
Preamp: Millenia Media
DSD Converters: EMM Labs
Mixer: Modified Studer 962
Recording System: Sony Sonoma workstation

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