Click on the link here for Audio Player – Charles Munch and The Boston Symphony – Rehearse Brahms Symphony Nr. 2 – 1951 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection
Continuing our weekly series of historic rehearsal recordings featuring the Boston Symphony. This week it’s Charles Munch and the BSO rehearsing the first and second movements of the Brahms Symphony Number 2. Originally broadcast on May 19, 1951 and narrated by the ever-present Ben Grauer.
As always, not complete performance of the symphony, but a half-hour fly-on-the-wall glimpse of the orchestra at work.
Time to drag out your batons. Ready?
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