Brahms Symphonie No.4

Beethoven - "Coriolan", Mozart - Symphonie No.33, Brahms - Symphonie No.4 (Carlos Kleiber) (2004/1996)

Beethoven - "Coriolan", Mozart - Symphonie No.33, Brahms - Symphonie No.4 (Carlos Kleiber) (2004/1996)
NTSC 4:3 (720x480) VBR | (LinearPCM, 2 ch) | (DTS, 6 ch) | (Dolby AC3, 6 ch) | 5.94 Gb (DVD9) | 76 min
Classical | Deutsche Grammophon

Carlos Kleiber was perhaps the most highly regarded conductor of the late 20th century, but his relatively few excursions into the studio have left the musical world with a frustratingly small number of recordings. Thus we are particularly fortunate that, from among the relatively few appearances in his career, several concerts, one operetta and two operas were filmed. This concert with the Bayerisches Staatsorchester from Munich's Herkulessaal in October 1996 was on of his last.
Yevgeny Mravinsky - Brahms: Symphony No.4; Tchaikovsky: Symphony No.5 (2015)

Johannes Brahms: Symphony No.4, Op.98; Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky: Symphony No.5, Op.64 (2015)
Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Yevgeny Mravinsky

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 444 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 216 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Classical | Label: Praga Digitals | # 350 111 | Time: 01:19:20

This release in Praga's Reminiscences series of SACD remasterings features the great Russian conductor Yevgeny Mravinsky leading the Leningrad Philharmonic in recordings of two masterpieces of the Romantic repertoire. Brahms's refined and intellectually complex Symphony No.4 is paired with the rich, heart-on-sleeve passion of Tchaikovsky's Symphony No.5 – one of the composer's best loved works.
Furtwangler conduct Brahms Symphony No.4 and Haydn Variations

Furtwangler conducts Brahms Symphony No.4 and Haydn Variations
Classical | 1 CD | Label: MELODIYA | Easy CD-DA Extractor | APE, CUE, no log | Cover | 176 MB | RS
Brahms: Symphony No. 4 - Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Fritz Reiner

Beethoven: “Egmont” Overture; Brahms: Symphony No. 4 in E minor op. 98 –
The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Rene Leibowitz (Beethoven); Fritz Reiner (Brahms)

Classical | 1 CD | EAC Rip | 229 MB | FLAC+LOG+Cue | Full scans | RS links
Publisher: Chesky Records

Editorial Reviews- Amazon.com
Noted podium tyrant and sadist Fritz Reiner must have scared the daylights out of the Royal Philharmonic, which plays this music as though their very lives depended on it. This is one of the great Brahms Fourth Symphonies, a performance of eruptive force and barely contained fury. It's been superbly transferred to CD, and anyone who loves this symphony simply has to own this recording. No question about it. –David Hurwitz
Peter Tchaikowsky - Symphonie No. 6 »Pathetique« (Herbert von Karajan) (1987)

Peter Tschaikowsky - Symphonie No. 6 »Pathétique« (Herbert von Karajan) (1987)
EAC Rip | FLAC, IMG+CUE, LOG | HQ Full Scan | 45:57 | 213 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Deutsche Grammophon
Mozart - Symphony No.36, Brahms - Symphony No.2 (Carlos Kleiber) (2004/1991)

Mozart - Symphony No.36, Brahms - Symphony No.2 (Carlos Kleiber) (2004/1991)
NTSC 4:3 (720x480) VBR | (LinearPCM, 2 ch) | (DTS, 6 ch) | 4.97 Gb (DVD9) | 72 min
Classical | DECCA

Carlos Kleiber was perhaps the most highly regarded conductor of the late 20th century, but his relatively few excursions into the studio have left the musical world with a frustratingly small number of recordings. Thus we are particularly fortunate that, from among the relatively few appearances in his career, several concerts, one operetta and two operas were filmed.
Kalinnikov - Symphony No.1 / Brahms - Symphonie Nr.1 (Czech PO / Vienna State Opera Orchestra - Scherchen) - 2003

Kalinnikov - Symphony No.1 | Brahms - Symphonie Nr.1 (Czech Philharmonic Orchestra | Vienna State Opera Orchestra - Scherchen)
Classical | EAC | FLAC, IMG+CUE, LOG | Covers | 1CD, 387 MB
Label: Archipel | Catalog Number: ARPCD 0211 | TT: 79'50''

EMI brought out the Brahms Symphony in its Great Conductors of the Twentieth Century series where it joined some other famous Scherchen discs – notably Beethoven’s Eighth Symphony, Haydn’s No. 100 in G and Stravinsky’s Firebird review. Scherchen’s live recording of the Kalinnikov with the Czech Philharmonic has formed part of Tahra’s Scherchen sets. So neither of these performances constitutes terra incognita for admirers of this conductor, who will know, only too well, that when Archipel claim that these 24 bit 96 kHz (whatever that is) restorations derive "from the original sources" the truth is nothing of the kind.
Falla - El amor brujo / Brahms - Symphonie Nr.1 (Merriman; The Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra - Stokowski) - 2000

Manuel de Falla - El amor brujo / Johannes Brahms - Symphonie Nr.1
(Nan Merriman; The Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra - Leopold Stokowski) - 2000

Classical | EAC | FLAC, IMG+CUE, LOG | Covers | 1CD, 244 MB
Label: Dutton | Catalog Number: CDBP 9705 | TT: 66'37''

Leopold Stokowski had a particular love for Falla's El Amor Brujo. In Oliver Daniel's biography of Stokowski (A Counterpoint of View), soprano Rose Bampton spoke of Stokowski working with her in preparation for a Philadelphia Orchestra concert, telling her the plot in such a "hair-raising" manner that she was left "white and shocked." Stokowski also selected El Amor Brujo for his return to the Philadelphia Orchestra after a 19 year hiatus in January 1959.
Beethoven: Symphony No. 2 / Brahms: Symphony No. 2 - Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra / Jansons {Hybrid-SACD // ISO & HiRes FLAC}

Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 2 / Johannes Brahms: Symphony No. 2
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra - Mariss Jansons
SACD ISO (2.0/MCH): 3,98 GB | 24B/88,2kHz Stereo FLAC: 1,16 GB | Full Artwork | 5% Recovery Info
Label/Cat#: RCO Live # RCO 05002 | Country/Year: Europe 2005
Genre: Classical | Style: Classical Period, Romantic

…got this for the Brahms, which is at best a thoroughly decent performance, nothing more - but the highlight is the excellent Beethoven. The ratings reflect the dichotomy of the two performances and their sonics, an average of 4 for sound seems fair - but the Beethoven warrants a 5 for performance.
Brahms, Johannes: "Haydn" variations; Nänie; Symphony No. 4;  - Berliner Philharmoniker; Claudio Abbado

Johannes Brahms: Variation on a Theme by Joseph Haydn op. 56a; Nänie op. 82; Symphony No. 4 in E minor op. 98 -
Rundfunkchor Berlin; Berliner Philharmoniker; Claudio Abbado

Classical | 1 CD | EAC Rip | 374 MB | FLAC+LOG+M3U+Cue | Complete scans | FP & RS links
Publisher: Deutsche Grammophon | Recorded: 1989 | Published: 1998

This last installment in Claudio Abbado's fine Brahms cycle has the same virtues as the previous recordings: excellent playing, fine recording, and an intensely lyrical response to the music that never precludes a healthy dose of energy where required. The high point of the cycle is the Third Symphony, followed by the Second. If you have those and wish to collect the others, they are not far behind in quality and you can buy this disc (and the one with the First Symphony) with complete confidence. The couplings are also very well done. –David Hurwitz