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Browse: Brahms - Variations on a theme by Haydn for orchestra, Op. 56a 'St Anthony Variations'
This page lists all recordings of Variations on a theme by Haydn for orchestra, Op. 56a 'St Anthony Variations' by Johannes Brahms (1833-97).
Gewandhausorchester, Riccardo Chailly
dynamic and dramatic readings, faithful to Brahms's intentions. Powerfully conceived, they are rhythmically alert, without an ounce of undue sentiment and never for an instant losing sight of... — More…
Maria João Pires (piano), Martha Argerich (piano), Gautier Capuçon (cello), Lily Maisky (piano), Sascha Maisky (violin), Lyda Chen (viola), Mischa Maisky (cello), Nicholas Angelich (piano), Polina Leschenko (piano), Ilya Gringolts (violin), Nathan Braude (viola), Torleif Thedéen (cello), Nelson Goerner...
Several of the ensembles could have benefited from more sustained period of rehearsal, yet they still communicate vibrancy and the sheer enjoyment possible when fine musicians get together to... — More…
London Symphony Orchestra, Valery Gergiev
Gergiev produces a gripping, architecturally secure account of the First Symphony: his rather ponderous tempo for the first-movement Allegro imparts a sort of baleful inevitability to its progress,... — More…
Berlin Philharmoniker, Claudio Abbado
with Christa Ludwig (mezzo-soprano), Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (soprano), Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (baritone) & Ralph Downes (organ)
Philharmonia Orchestra, with Philharmonia Chorus (men’s voices), Otto Klemperer
Nizhny Novgorod Soloists Chamber Orchestra, Maxim Emelyanychev
There are one or two rough edges in Emelyanychev’s first recording with his Russian ensemble (the horns could definitely have benefited from another take in the third-movement trio), but I love... — More…
Dresdner Philharmonie, London Symphony Orchestra & Berliner Sinfonie‐Orchester, Heinz Bongartz, Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos & Günter Herbig
2 CDs($11.00) $8.25
New digital transfers & remastering – 22 SACD – 180p book
Berliner Philharmoniker, Wilhelm Furtwängler
With recordings ranging from the 1920s to the 1950s, it really is an all-encompassing celebration of this visionary conductor’s work. — More…