Browse: Mozart - Symphony No. 40 in G minor, K550
This page lists all recordings of Symphony No. 40 in G minor, K550 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-91).
Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Sir Charles Mackerras
Mackerras doesn't short-change us on the tenderness and often painful lyricism… nor is he afraid to relax the tempo as a festive or belligerent motif gives way to a gentler one, with the strings…... — More…
Concentus Musicus Wien, Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Notwithstanding Harnoncourt's idiosyncrasies, this is a singularly compelling journey through some of the finest symphonies of the era, less mannered than his 1980s recordings with the Concertgebouw. — More…
Recorded live in Rotterdam (de Doelen), Netherlands, on 4 March 2010.
Orchestra of the Eighteenth Century, Frans Brüggen
Brüggen, once in the forefront of historically informed practices, has gradually been ploughing his own furrow; and these discs offer examples of his current thoughts that nonetheless still incorporate... — More…
Ensemble Appassionato, Mathieu Herzog
They certainly play with precision and verve, with a nod towards period practice in their approach to Mozart, but also with an implication that ‘Mozart’s music must be completely alive and continue... — More…
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Leonard Bernstein
Bernstein's electrifying account of No. 40 is keenly dramatic, individual and stylish, with the finale delightfully airy and fresh. If anything, the Jupiter is even finer: it is both exhilarating... — More…