Conducted by Gustave Dudamel, the Göteborgs Symfoniker (Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra) performs Johannes Brahms’ Hungarian Dance No. 1 in G minor, Allegro molto. Recorded in Gothenburg on November 2010 in Gothenburg Concert Hall, Sweden, as an encore after Stravinsky’s Firebird.
Completed in 1869, the Hungarian Dances (German: Ungarische Tänze) by Johannes Brahms (WoO 1), are a set of 21 lively dance tunes based mostly on Hungarian themes. They are among the composer’s most popular works.