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|1. Symphony No. 4 In F Minor, Op. 36: Andante Sostenuto - Moderato Con Anima - Moderato Assai, Quasi Andante - Allegro Vivo|
|2. Symphony No. 4 In F Minor, Op. 36: Andantino In Modo Di Canzone|
|3. Symphony No. 4 In F Minor, Op. 36: Scherzo. Pizzicato Ostinato - Allegro|
|4. Symphony No. 4 In F Minor, Op. 36: Finale. Allegro Con Fuoco|
|5. Francesco da Rimini, op.32: Andante Lugubre - Allegro Vivo - Andante Cantabile Non Troppo - Allegro Vivo|
This live recorded version of Bernstein and the New York Philharmonic is a wonderful journey.
Overall, this is a very powerful interpretation that is helped by adding weight in the form of slower tempi, as this gives the recording an epic feel.
This is probably the slowest performance of this work ever and the one that could be the most controversial.
Many other reviewers here have mentioned the slow tempo adopted on this recording by Bernstein. I have always felt that there's more to this symphony than the mainstream approach... Read morePublished on December 6, 2012 by Arnar
I am a non-technical amateur, but to my ears, the sound on this CD is amazing. DG seems to have gotten it just right. I feel I can hear every horn, string and swish of the baton. Read morePublished on June 7, 2008 by Oscar Levant
The metronome, they say, is a bad critic, but it can't escape notice that the first movement of this live Tchaikovsky Fourth from 1989 is 21 min. Read morePublished on February 21, 2006 by Santa Fe Listener
I truly love Lenny performing with the New York Phil on the last three symphonies by Tchaikovsky on Grammophon. The 4th symphony is the least of the three I like. Read morePublished on February 18, 2001 by Shota
I must say that this is one of the first Bernstein recordings I like! The New York Phil is flawless in the 4th! Good balance and sound. Read morePublished on June 20, 2000 by T. McKay