Brahms - The Symphonies w/Staatskapelle BerlinDeutsche Grammophon
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1 Brahms: Symphony No.1 In C minor, Op. 68 / Un poco sostenuto
2 Andante sostenuto
3 Un poco allegretto e grazioso
4 Adagio - Piu andante - Allegro non troppo, ma con brio - Piu allegro
5 Brahms: Symphony No. 2 In D Major, Op. 73 / Allegro non troppo
6 Adagio non troppo - L'istesso tempo, ma grazioso
7 Allegretto grazioso (Quasi andantino) - Presto ma non assai
8 Allegro con spirito
9 Brahms: Symphony No. 3 In F Major, Op. 90 / Allegro con brio - Un poco sostenuto
11 Poco allegretto
13 Brahms: Symphony No. 4 In E Minor, Op. 98 / Allegro non troppo
14 Andante moderato
15 Allegro giocoso - Poco meno presto - Tempo I
16 Allegro energico e passionato - Piu allegro
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