Brahms Symphonies 1-4

 

Brahms Symphonies 1-4 box set. Christian Thielemann conducts the Staatskapelle Dresden.

Symphonies 1 and 3 were recorded 2013 at NHK Hall in Tokyo with video directed by Yoko Ishida. Symphonies 2 and 4 were recorded 2013 in Dresden. Henning Kasten directed the video for Symphony 2 and Andreas Morell directed the video for Symphony 4. Disc set has 208 minutes of music and a 52-minute bonus documentary, Discovering Brahms,  with Thielemann discussing the symphonies. The documentary,  directed by Christoph Engel, is in German and has subtitles in English, Japanese, and Korean.  Two disc set was released 2014, and each recording has 5.0. or 5.1 dts-HD Master Audio sound. Grade: NA