Symphony No. 1 in B flat major, 'Spring'
In January 1841 the recently married Robert Schumann sat down and in a burst of energy composed his Symphony No. 1. It was written in four days, and has come to be known as his ‘Spring’ on account of its exuberance.
- Composer: Robert Schumann
- Performers: BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
- Conductor: Gianandrea Noseda
- Recording date: 24 May 2007
- Date of broadcast: 24 September 2007