Bruno Walter: The Edition (39 CD box set, FLAC)
Bruno Walter: The Edition (39 CD box set, FLAC)

Audio CD
Number of Discs: 39 CD box set
Format: FLAC (tracks)
Label: Sony Classical
ASIN: B00BNZN27E
Size: 11.3 GB
Recovery: +3%
Scan: yes

CD01 – Mahler – Symphony 1 & 2
CD02 – Mahler – Symphony 2
CD03 – Mahler – Symphony 4. Lieder
CD04 – Mahler – Symphony 5
CD05 – Mahler – Symphony 9
CD06 – Mahler – Symphony 9
CD07 – Mahler – Das Lied Von Der Erde
CD08 – Wagner – Orchestral Music
CD09 – Wagner – Orchestral Music
CD10 – Beethoven & Mendelssohn – Violin Concertos
CD11 – Mozart – Violin Concertos
CD12 – Beethoven – Symphonies 4 & 6
CD13 – Strauss, Barber, Dvorak
CD14 – Brahms – Ein Deutsches Requiem
CD15 – Strauss, Brahms, Smetana
CD16 – Bruno Walter Rehearses Beethoven
CD17 – Beethoven – Symphony 9
CD18 – Beethoven – Symphonies 5 & 7
CD19 – Beethoven – Symphonies 1 & 2
CD20 – Beethoven – Symphonies 3 & 8
CD21 – Brahms – Symphony 1
CD22 – Brahms – Symphonies 2 & 3
CD23 – Brahms – Symphony 4
CD24 – Mozart – Symphonies 25, 28, 29, 35
CD25 – Bruno Walter Rehearses Mozart
CD26 – Mozart – Symphonies 36 & 38
CD27 – Mozart – Symphonies 39, 40, 41
CD28 – Schubert – Symphony 9
CD29 – Brahms – Double Concerto, Beethoven – Triple Concerto
CD30 – Bruckner – Te Deum, Mozart – Requiem
CD31 – Bruckner – Symphony 4
CD32 – Bruckner – Symphony 7
CD33 – Bruckner – Symphony 9
CD34 – Dvorak – Symphonies 8 & 9
CD35 – Haydn – Symphonies 88, 100, 102
CD36 – Mozart – Overtures, Haydn – Symphony 96
CD37 – Schubert – Symphonies 5 & 8
CD38 – Schumann – Symphony 3
CD39 – Beethoven & Schumann – Piano Concertos

Disc: 1
1. I. Adagio molto – Allegro con brio
2. II. Andante cantabile con moto
3. III. Menuetto. Allegro molto e vivace
4. IV. Adagio – Allegro molto
5. I. Adagio molto – Allegro molto
6. II. Larghetto
7. III. Scherzo
8. IV. Allegro molto
9. Coriolan Overture, Op. 62 – Columbia Symphony Orchestra

Disc: 2
1. I. Allegro con brio
2. II. Marcia funèbre. Adagio assai
3. III. Scherzo. Allegro vivace – Trio
4. IV. Finale. Allegro molto
5. I. Allegro vivace e con brio
6. II. Allegretto scherzando
7. III. Tempo di menuetto
8. IV. Allegro vivace

Disc: 3
1. I. Adagio – Allegro vivace
2. II. Adagio
3. III. Menuetto. Allegro vivace
4. IV. Allegro ma non troppo
5. I. Erwachen heiterer Empfindungen bei der Ankunft auf dem Lande. Allegro ma non troppo
6. II. Szene am Bach. Andante molto mosso
7. III. Lustiges Zusammensein der Landleute. Allegro
8. IV. Gewitter, Sturm. Allegro
9. V. Hirtengesang. Frohe und dankbare Gefühle nach dem Sturm. Allegretto

Disc: 4
1. I. Allegro con brio – Columbia Symphony Orchestra
2. II. Andante con moto – Columbia Symphony Orchestra
3. III. Allegro – Columbia Symphony Orchestra
4. IV. Allegro – Columbia Symphony Orchestra
5. I. Poco sostenuto – Vivace
6. II. Allegretto
7. III. Presto, assai meno presto
8. IV. Allegro con brio

Disc: 5
1. I. Allegro ma non troppo, un poco maestoso
2. II. Molto vivace
3. III. Adagio molto e cantabile
4. IVa. Presto
5. IVb. Recitative – Allegro assai

Disc: 6
1. I. Allegro – New York Philharmonic Orchestra
2. II. Adagio un poco moto – New York Philharmonic Orchestra
3. III. Rondo. Allegro – New York Philharmonic Orchestra
4. I. Allegro affettuoso – Eugene Istomin
5. II. Intermezzo – Andantino grazioso – Eugene Istomin
6. III. Allegro vivace – Eugene Istomin

Disc: 7
1. I. Allegro ma non troppo – Joseph Szigeti
2. II. Larghetto – Joseph Szigeti
3. III. Rondo. Allegro – Joseph Szigeti
4. I. Allegro molto appassionato
5. II. Andante
6. III. Allegretto non troppo – Allegro molto vivace

Disc: 8
1. I. Allegro – Columbia Symphony Orchestra
2. II. Andante – Columbia Symphony Orchestra
3. III. Vivace ma non troppo – Columbia Symphony Orchestra
4. I. Allegro
5. II. Largo
6. III. Rondo alla polacca

Disc: 9
1. Symphony No. 4 in B-Flat Major, Op. 60: II. Adagio – Columbia Symphony Orchestra
2. Symphony No. 5 in C Minor, Op. 67: I. Allegro con brio – Columbia Symphony Orchestra
3. Symphony No. 7 in A Major, Op. 92: I. Poco sostenuto – Vivace – Columbia Symphony Orchestra
4. Symphony No. 9 in D Minor, Op. 125 “Choral”: II. Molto vivace – Columbia Symphony Orchestra

Disc: 10
1. I. Un poco sostenuto – Allegro
2. II. Andante sostenuto
3. III. Un poco allegretto e grazioso
4. IV. Adagio – Più andante – Allegro non troppo ma con brio
5. Theme. Andante
6. Variation 1, Andante con moto
7. Variation 2, Vivace
8. Variation 3, Con moto
9. Variation 4, Andante
10. Variation 5, Poco presto
11. Variation 6, Vivace
12. Variation 7, Grazioso
13. Variation 8, Poco presto
14. Finale. Andante
15. Academic Festival Overture, Op. 80

Disc: 11
1. I. Allegro non troppo
2. II. Adagio non troppo
3. III. Allegretto grazioso (Quasi andantino)
4. IV. Allegro con spirito
5. I. Allegro con brio – Un poco sostenuto
6. II. Andante
7. III. Poco allegretto
8. IV. Allegro – Un poco sostenuto

Disc: 12
1. I. Allegro non troppo
2. II. Andante moderato
3. III. Allegro giocoso
4. IV. Allegro energico e passionato
5. Tragic Overture, Op. 81 – Columbia Symphony Orchestra
6. Schicksalslied, Op. 54

Disc: 13
1. I. Selig sind, die da Leid tragen
2. II. Denn alles Fleisch, es ist wie Gras
3. III. Herr, lehre doch mich
4. IV. Wie lieblich sind deine Wohnungen
5. V. Ihr habt nun Traurigkeit
6. VI. Denn wir haben hie keine bleibende Statt
7. VII. Selig sind die Toten
8. Alto Rhapsody, Op. 53

Disc: 14
1. I. Bewegt, nicht zu schnell
2. II. Andante quasi allegretto
3. III. Scherzo. Bewegt
4. IV. Finale. Bewegt, doch nicht zu schnell

Disc: 15
1. I. Allegro moderato
2. II. Adagio. Sehr feierlich und sehr langsam
3. III. Scherzo. Sehr schnell
4. IV. Finale. Bewegt, doch nicht schnell

Disc: 16
1. I. Feierlich, Misterioso
2. II. Scherzo. Bewegt, lebhaft – Trio. Schnell
3. III. Adagio. Langsam, feierlich

Disc: 17
1. I. Allegro con brio
2. II. Adagio
3. III. Allegretto grazioso – Molto vivace
4. IV. Allegro ma non troppo
5. I. Adagio – Allegro molto
6. II. Largo
7. III. Molto vivace
8. IV. Allegro con fuoco

Disc: 18
1. I. Adagio – Allegro – Columbia Symphony Orchestra
2. II. Largo – Columbia Symphony Orchestra
3. III. Menuetto. Allegretto – Trio – Columbia Symphony Orchestra
4. IV. Finale. Allegro con spirito – Columbia Symphony Orchestra
5. I. Adagio – Allegro – Columbia Symphony Orchestra
6. II. Allegretto – Columbia Symphony Orchestra
7. III. Menuet. Moderato – Trio – Columbia Symphony Orchestra
8. IV. Finale. Presto – Columbia Symphony Orchestra
9. I. Largo – Vivace
10. II. Adagio
11. III. Menuet. Allegro – Trio
12. IV. Finale. Presto

Disc: 19
1. I. Langsam. Schleppend
2. II. Kräftig bewegt, doch nicht zu schnell
3. III. Feierlich und gemessen, ohne zu schleppen
4. IV. Stürmisch bewegt – Energisch
5. I. Allegro maestoso

Disc: 20
1. II. Andante moderato
2. III. In ruhig fliessender Bewegung
3. IV. Urlicht. Sehr feierlich, aber schlicht
4. V. Finale. Im Tempo des Scherzos
5. 1. Wenn mein Schatz Hochzeit macht
6. 2. Ging heut’ morgen übers Feld
7. 3. Ich hab’ ein glühend Messer
8. 4. Die zwei blauen Augen von meinem Schatz

Disc: 21
1. I. Bedächtig, nicht eilen
2. II. In gemächlicher Bewegung, ohne Hast
3. III. Ruhevoll, poco adagio
4. IV. Sehr behaglich
5. Book 1, No. 2, Erinnerung
6. Book 3, No. 3, Scheiden und Meiden
7. Book 3, No. 4, Nicht wiedersehen!
8. Book 2, No. 2, Ich ging mit Lust durch einen grünen Wald
9. Book 3, No. 2, Ablösung im Sommer
10. Book 1, No. 3, Hans und Grete
11. Book 1, No. 1, Frühlingsmorgen
12. Book 2, No. 4, Starke Einbildungskraft

Disc: 22
1. I. Trauermarsch
2. II. Stürmisch bewegt, mit größter Vehemenz
3. III. Scherzo
4. IV. Adagietto
5. V. Rondo-Finale

Disc: 23
1. A Talking Portrait: Bruno Walter in Conversation with Arnold Michaelis
2. A Working Portrait: Recording the Mahler Ninth Symphony
3. I. Andante comodo

Disc: 24
1. II. Im Tempo eines gemächlichen Ländlers – Etwas täppisch und sehr derb
2. III. Rondo-Burleske. Allegro assai
3. IV. Adagio – Sehr langsam und noch zurückhaltend

Disc: 25
1. I. Das Trinklied vom Jammer der Erde – New York Philharmonic Orchestra
2. II. Der Einsame im Herbst – New York Philharmonic Orchestra
3. III. Von der Jugend – New York Philharmonic Orchestra
4. IV. Von der Schönheit – New York Philharmonic Orchestra
5. V. Der Trunkene im Frühling – New York Philharmonic Orchestra
6. VI. Der Abschied – New York Philharmonic Orchestra

Disc: 26
1. I. Allegro con brio
2. II. Andante
3. III. Menuetto – Trio
4. IV. Allegro
5. I. Allegro spirituoso
6. II. Andante
7. III. Minuetto. Allegro
8. IV. Presto
9. I. Allegro moderato
10. II. Andante
11. III. Menuetto
12. IV. Allegro con spirito
13. I. Allegro con spirito
14. II. Andante
15. III. Menuetto
16. IV. Finale. Presto

Disc: 27
1. I. Adagio – Allegro spiritoso
2. II. Andante
3. III. Menuetto – Trio

Disc: 28
1. IV. Presto
2. I. Adagio – Allegro spiritoso
3. II. Andante
4. III. Menuetto – Trio
5. IV. Presto
6. I. Adagio – Allegro
7. II. Andante
8. III. Finale. Presto

Disc: 29
1. I. Adagio – Allegro
2. II. Andante con moto
3. III. Menuetto. Allegretto
4. IV. Finale. Allegro
5. I. Molto allegro
6. II. Andante
7. III. Menuetto. Allegretto
8. IV. Allegro assai
9. I. Allegro vivace
10. II. Andante cantabile
11. III. Menuetto. Allegretto
12. IV. Molto Allegro

Disc: 30
1. I. Allegro – Columbia Symphony Orchestra
2. II. Adagio – Columbia Symphony Orchestra
3. III. Rondeau. Allegro – Columbia Symphony Orchestra
4. I. Allegro – Columbia Symphony Orchestra
5. II. Andante cantabile – Columbia Symphony Orchestra
6. III. Rondo. Andante grazioso – Columbia Symphony Orchestra
7. I. Allegro
8. II. Romanze. Andante
9. III. Menuetto. Allegretto
10. IV. Rondo. Allegro

Disc: 31
1. Six Minuets, K. 599: Minuet & Trio No. 5 in F Major
2. 12 Minuets, K. 568: Minuet & Trio No. 1 in C Major
3. No. 1 in D Major
4. No. 2 in G Major
5. No. 3 in C Major “Die Schlittenfahrt”
6. Maurerische Trauermusik, K.477 (479a)
7. Overture to “Die Zauberflöte, K. 620”
8. Overture to “Le nozze di Figaro, K. 492”
9. Overture to “Così fan tutte, K. 588”
10. Overture to “Der Schauspieldirektor, K. 486”
11. I. Adagio – Allegro
12. II. Andante
13. III. Menuetto. Allegretto – Trio
14. IV. Finale. Vivace (assai)

Disc: 32
1. “Te Deum” – Allegro moderato
2. “Te ergo quasumus” – Moderato
3. “Aeterna fac” – Allegro moderato
4. “Salvum fac populum tuum” Moderato – Allegro moderato
5. “Per singulos dies benedicimus te” – Allegro moderato
6. “In te, Domine, speravi” – Mäßig bewegt
7. Fuge. In gleichem, gemäßigten Tempo – Tempo wie anfangs. Allegro moderato – Alla breve
8. I. Introitus: Requiem aeternam
9. II. Kyrie
10. III. Sequentia: Dies irae
11. III. Sequentia: Tuba mirum
12. III. Sequentia: Rex tremendae
13. III. Sequentia: Recordare
14. III. Sequentia: Confutatis
15. III. Sequentia: Lacrimosa
16. III. Sequentia: Domine Jesu
17. III. Sequentia: Hostias
18. V. Sanctus
19. VI. Benedictus
20. VII. Agnus Dei
21. VIII. Communio: Lux aeterna

Disc: 33
1. I. Allegro
2. II. Andante con moto
3. III. Menuetto. Allegro molto
4. IV. Allegro vivace
5. I. Allegro moderato – New York Philharmonic Orchestra
6. II. Andante con moto – New York Philharmonic Orchestra
7. Adagio – Allegro – Presto

Disc: 34
1. I. Andante – Allegro ma non troppo – Più moto
2. II. Andante con moto
3. III. Scherzo. Allegro vivace
4. IV. Allegro vivace
5. Overture from “Die Zauberharfe”, D. 644
6. No. 9, Ballett. Andantino
7. No. 5, Entr’acte. Andantino

Disc: 35
1. I. Lebhaft
2. II. Scherzo. Sehr mässig
3. III. Nicht schnell
4. IV. Feierlich
5. V. Lebhaft
6. Sostenuto, ma non troppo – Allegro
7. Adagio – Allegro – Columbia Symphony Orchestra

Disc: 36
1. An der schönen blauen Donau, Op. 314
2. Geschichten aus dem Wienerwald, Op. 325
3. Kaiser-Walzer, Op. 437
4. Wiener Blut, Op. 354
5. Der Zigeunerbaron (The Gypsy Baron) Overture – Columbia Symphony Orchestra
6. Die Fledermaus (The Bat) Overture – Columbia Symphony Orchestra
7. No.1 in G Minor – Allegro molto – New York Philharmonic Orchestra
8. No. 3 in F Major – Allegretto – New York Philharmonic Orchestra
9. No.10 in E Major – Presto – New York Philharmonic Orchestra
10. No.17 in F-Sharp Minor – Andantino – New York Philharmonic Orchestra
11. Má Vlast, JB 1:112, II. Vltava “Die Moldau”

Disc: 37
1. Don Juan, Op. 20
2. Tod und Verklärung, Op.24 (Death and Transfiguration) – New York Philharmonic Orchestra
3. Allegro ma non troppo – – New York Philharmonic Orchestra
4. Allegro molto – – New York Philharmonic Orchestra
5. Andante tranquillo – New York Philharmonic Orchestra
6. Con moto (Passacaglia) – New York Philharmonic Orchestra
7. Slavonic Dance in C Major, Op.46, No. 1

Disc: 38
1. Bruno Walter Rehearses the Siegfried-Idyll
2. Siegfried Idyll – Columbia Symphony Orchestra
3. Vorspiel zum I. Aufzug – Columbia Symphony Orchestra

Disc: 39
1. Overture – Columbia Symphony Orchestra
2. Vorspiel zum I. Aufzug – Columbia Symphony Orchestra
3. Vorspiel zum I. Aufzug – Columbia Symphony Orchestra
4. Karfreitagszauber – Columbia Symphony Orchestra
5. Overture & Baccanale – Columbia Symphony Orchestra

Bruno Walter: The Edition, the new, specially priced LP-sized box set, features recordings from the maestro s
later years. Included in the 39-CD set are the complete symphonies of Beethoven and Brahms, the later
symphonies of Mozart, symphonies of Mahler and Bruckner, rehearsal recordings and much more. Includes a
32-page LP-sized booklet with rare photos and extensive liner notes.
German born conductor, Bruno Walter, was known primarily for his interpretations of the Viennese school and became a major force in the classical music world starting in the early 20th century. Walter came to the United States in the 1930s where he already had a very strong following and built a reputation as a respected and
highly acclaimed conductor. He frequently worked with the New York Philharmonic, and the Columbia Symphony
Orchestra was specially formed for Walter to conduct new recordings of famous works by Bruckner and Mahler.

Bruno Walter was a god. Probably still is, ’cause you know, gods are forever

This collection is a fabulous addition if, like me, you’re a big fan of Walter’s work.

In this modern age of MP3s, compressed dynamic range, autotune and bass heavy equalization profiles, the fidelity of these 50 year old recordings might well surprise you. Yes, on some of the really older recordings, there’s a bit of hiss, and some distortion, but the 1960 era recordings sound great. Probably because the recording studios still considered “high fidelity” a positive attribute.

Technical issues aside, if you haven’t heard Walter’s recordings before, maybe it’s time you should. He quite simply recorded the best renditions of the Brahms Symphonies ever done. Ok, just my opinion, but they really make Brahms’ work sing. And, after subjecting myself to years of von Karajan’s mega-technical sound (which is still great), Walter’s renditions of the Beethoven Symphonies, if new to you, will breathe new life into the music. I mean new, even though they were done over a half a century ago.

16 Comments

  1. just a note that CD01 which is supposed to be Mahler 1 and 2 (first movement) is actually Beethoven Symphony 1 and 2

  2. Many thanks. But there are some more errors. It says: CD 16 – Walter rehearses Beethoven, but it is Bruckner’s Symphony no. 9 instead. CD 27 is not Mozart symphonies 39-41. Only symphony No. 36. CD 34 is not Dvorak symphonies, but Schubert’s N o. 9 and Incidental music for “Rosamunde”. And so on…
    It seems to me that I have to download it all to find specific recordings.

  3. A painless way around which disc is which is to download disc 1 which has all the scans of each and every cover listing individual contents for whole set.

    HTH

  4. I wasn’t planning to download all the CD’s so I never opened No. 1.
    Thanks for the “heads up!”
    Bob

    1. It is easy get confused as there seems to more than one version of this superb set. My copy is from South Korea which is in the order listed above.

  5. Thank you very much! Great upload.
    The track list above is not correct however. To know exactly what’s on each CD, download CD1 and open the jpg files.

  6. My goal with this set was to retrieve Beethoven’s 9 Symphonies, which I’ve accomplished, and I’m as happy as a lark in Spring.
    Most likely I’ll get all later.
    But Bruno Walter does these fantastically well to my taste. His 5th and 9th are superb.
    Thanks, WE. Bob

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