Brahms

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Brahms: German Requiem
Premiered Today in 1868
Johannes Brahms was highly indifferent to organized religion. Although baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran faith, he considered the bible “a repository of experiences and wisdoms rather than a definition of Christian creed.” It was the death of his beloved
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“Sing heavenly Muse”
Elisabeth von Herzogenberg and Johannes Brahms
Elisabeth von Stockhausen was born in Paris in 1847. Her father served as the Hanoverian ambassador, and had been a student of Chopin. In 1853 the family moved to Vienna, and Elisabeth took lessons from Julius Epstein, at that time
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Corporal Brahms
Fest und Gedenksprüche, Op. 109
Born in Hamburg, Johannes Brahms was looking for a professional appointment in his native city early on. In fact, he applied for the directorship of the Hamburg Philharmonic Concerts in 1862 and again in 1867. The result was the same,
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BRAHMS, J.: Piano Quartet No. 2 / MAHLER, G.: Piano Quartet
Piano Quartet No. 2 in A Major, Op. 26 II. Poco adagio From BRAHMS, J.: Piano Quartet No. 2 / MAHLER, G.: Piano Quartet (2017) Released by Naxos Brahms: Piano Quartet No. 2 in A Major, Op. 26 – II.
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Johannes Brahms: Doctor of Philosophy (Hon. Causa)
Johannes Brahms never formally went to university, and his engagement with higher education was rather peripheral. Around age 20, Joseph Joachim invited him to Göttingen, where the violinist was taking summer courses in philosophy and history. Brahms accepted the invite,
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X’Mas with Johannes Brahms
In his later years, Johannes Brahms looked like a veritable Santa Claus! With his flowing full beard and mischievous blue eyes, he’d be the star of any Christmas parade! With Christmas just around the corner, let’s have a look at
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Minors of the Majors
Johannes Brahms: Deutsche Volkslieder
“Minors of the Majors” invites you to discover compositions by the great classical composers that for one reason or another have not reached the musical mainstream. Please enjoy, and keep listening!
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Brahms: Vier ernste Gesänge op.121
9 Lieder und Gesänge Op. 32 IX. Wie bist du, meine Königin Adagio (E-flat major) From Brahms: Vier ernste Gesänge op.121 (2016) Released by Harmonia Mundi Brahms: 9 Lieder und Gesänge Op. 32 – IX. Wie bist du, meine Königin
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