About the album
Featuring Brahms' Symphony No. 2 with the bonus track of the Academic Festival Overture, this recording was made from the New York Philharmonic's performance on 29.11.1962 with Sir John Barbirolli conducting.
The Academic Festival Overture is taken from a performance with the New York Philharmonic conducted by Mitropoulos from 09.02.1958.
It is an outstanding performance and this is its first release on any format.
It has a very good sound quality.
11Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 73: I. Allegro non troppo
12Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 73: II. Adagio non troppo
13Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 73: III. Allegretto grazioso
14Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 73: IV. Allegro con spirito
15Academic Festival Overture, Op. 80