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Steinberg’s Brahms Cycle–An Old, Slightly Haggard Friend Returns (Video Review)

David Hurwitz

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Sound Quality:

The Bottom Line: Symphonies Nos. 2 and 3 are marvelous and have held up very well since the early ’60s; Nos. 1 and 4 not so much. Less mushy sonics might have helped.

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Recording Details:

Reference Recording: Complete Cycles: Levine (RCA or DG); Dohnányi (Warner)

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