Adagio - Brahms* - Bruch* - Uto Ughi - Philharmonia Orchestra - Sawallisch* - London Symphony*, Prêtre* - Brahms & Bruch - Violin Concertos - Ughi (CD, Album) download full album zip cd mp3 vinyl flac
Notes and Editorial Reviews Muti's skillful handling of the second movement, very sensuous, highly romantic, but finely balanced, achieves a satisfactory marriage between the music's emotional and intellectual elements.
Abbado's fine new DG recording of the Second Symphony is quickly followed by another very satisfying version from Muti and the Philadelphia. In this Brahms symphony, at any rate, there are now at least three modern performances which can hold their head high in the company of classic interpretations from the past. Here his style is very expressive and very romantic, more so than any of the conductors listed above, but he is experienced and level-headed enough to prevent this from going too far, so that the classical, objective element in Brahms's emotional make-up is faithfully preserved.
There are just one or two moments in the symphony where points are made rather too subjectively, but these are so fleeting that they do not disturb a basically well-balanced conception of the score. Muti conducts the opening of the work in a gentle, reflective, soft-grained fashion, and lets the music's impetus and vigour develop easily and naturally. It's a very finely judged, well-argued, mellow account of the movement, and the Philadelphia Orchestra play with magnificent tonal depth and sonority.
A clearly stated, still expressive reading of the third movement is followed by a finale where Muti encourages the music's natural drive and high spirits, but is still careful to maintain a good sense of balance and clarity. His disc is completed by an uplifting, but slightly unorthodox account of the Academic Festival Overture where quite marked fluctuations of tempo may unsettle some listeners.
Abbado's performance of the symphony shares with Muti a feeling of spaciousness, but it is just a little more objective, and in the finale there is even a little too much restraint. Both conductors play the first movement repeat, which the other contenders do not. This leads to an intense section that finishes the exposition. The development section has a soulful melody that soon turns into a dreamy passage.
After a sudden forte section, the solo violin enters with angular material. The recapitulation begins at measure The coda begins at measure following the cadenza. The second movement is in three parts. The A section begins with the melody by the solo oboe with orchestral accompaniment.
Finally, the solo violin takes over the melody in measure The B Album) begins at measure 56 with a passionate solo violin melody. After an undulating and fiery section, the solo violin returns to the A section in measure 78 with the melody played by the orchestra. The third movement is in a rondo form. The A section begins with a cheery theme by the solo violin and crisp accompaniment underneath it.
After a theme played as a double-stops by the solo violin, the B section begins in measure 35 with light solo violin and accompaniment. This soon turns to a series of scales in legato which brings in another rhythmic melody by the solo violin. The solo violin reiterates the main melody in measure 93 which indicates the return of the A section.
After the condensed version of the A section, the C section begins in measure with graceful arpeggios. In measurethe solo violin enters with the materials from the B section, Adagio - Brahms* - Bruch* - Uto Ughi - Philharmonia Orchestra - Sawallisch* - London Symphony*. Finally, the solo violin brings in the main melody from the A section in measure The A section leads to a new section that starts with solo violin alone in measure where the materials are worked out.
This section again finishes with a small cadenza by the solo violin in measure The coda begins at measure with a faster tempo marking. In the coda, the melody from the A section is rhythmically reshaped with a quarter note and a triplet. The coda finishes with subito forte chords.
The work was premiered in Leipzig on January 1,by Joachim, who insisted on opening the concert with the Beethoven Violin Concertowritten in the same key, and closing with the Brahms. For instance, Brahms has the violin enter with the timpani after the orchestral introduction: this is a clear Adagio - Brahms* - Bruch* - Uto Ughi - Philharmonia Orchestra - Sawallisch* - London Symphony* to Beethoven, whose violin concerto also makes unusual use of the timpani.
Brahms conducted the premiere. Various modifications were made between then and the work's publication by Fritz Simrock later in the year. Against these critics, modern listeners often feel that Brahms was not really trying to produce a conventional vehicle for virtuoso display; he had higher musical aims. Similar criticisms have been voiced against the string concerti of other great composers, such as Beethoven 's Violin Concerto [ citation needed ] and Hector Berlioz 's Harold in Italyfor making the soloist "almost part of the orchestra.
The violin entrance in Prêtre* - Brahms & Bruch - Violin Concertos - Ughi (CD first movement is sampled extensively in Alicia Keys 's song, Karma. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. It is Brahms's only violin concerto, Adagio - Brahms* - Bruch* - Uto Ughi - Philharmonia Orchestra - Sawallisch* - London Symphony*, according to Joachim, one of the four great German violin concerti :  The Germans have four violin concertos. San Francisco Symphony.
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