Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)

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Johannes Brahms (1833-1897 : Germany) Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner Ensemble: Orchestre Revolutionnaire et Romantique; Monteverdi Choir Record label: SDG Catalogue ID: SDG 706

Johannes Brahms (1833-1897 : Germany) Conductor: Claudio Abbado Ensemble: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra Record label: Deutsche Grammophon Catalogue ID: 4356832

Johannes Brahms Conductor: Colin Davis Ensemble: Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra Soloists: Alfred Brendel Record label: Decca Catalogue ID: 478 2604

Piano Concerto No.2 in Bb major Opus 83 (4) artwork 4

Piano Concerto No.2 in Bb major Opus 83 (4) Johannes Brahms Conductor: Paavo Jarvi Ensemble: Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra Soloists: Nicholas Angelich Record label: Virgin Classics Catalogue ID: 50999 26634920

Johannes Brahms (1833-1897 : Germany) Conductor: Simon Rattle Ensemble: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra Record label: EMI Classics Catalogue ID: 50999 26725420

Johannes Brahms Conductor: Simon Rattle Ensemble: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra Record label: EMI Classics Catalogue ID: 50999 26725420

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