Ulster Orchestra: Brahms Symphony No.3

Ulster Orchestra: Brahms Symphony No.3

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Details

Location

Belfast, Ulster Hall

Year

1988

Date

Transmission 07/03/1988

Length

38min 19sec

Audio

sound

Format

1 inch

colour

Source

Digitised as part of the UTV Archive Partnership Project (ITV, Northern Ireland Screen and PRONI)

Courtesy

Department for Communities, ITV, Public Record Office of Northern Ireland

Rights Holder

ITV

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Description

Recorded in the Ulster Hall, Belfast, with the Ulser Orchestra. 

The Orchestra performs, Brahms 'Symphony No.3' and consists of four movements;

  • Allegro con brio
  • Andante
  • Poco allegretto
  • Allegro — Un poco sostenuto 

With a captive audience the footage highlight the precision and skill of these musicians. Conducted by Janos Furst and Led by Richard Howarth. 

Notes

The work was written in the summer of 1883 at Wiesbaden, nearly six years after he completed his Symphony No. 2. In the interim Brahms had written some of his greatest works such as the  Violin Concerto.

The premiere performance was given on 2 December 1883 by the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, under the direction of Hans Richter.  

Credits

An Ulster Television Outside Broadcast.

In Association with Gallagher Limited

Producer: Alan Hailes

Leader: Richard Howarth

Conductor: Janos Furst 

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