Brahms

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Minors of the Majors
Johannes Brahms: Piano Trio in A Major, Op. posth.
“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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Muses and Musings
Sing me to sleep, Honey!
Johannes Brahms and Bertha Porubsky
Between 1859 and 1862, Johannes Brahms eagerly participated in the musical and social life of his native city of Hamburg. Clearly, he was looking to establish the foundations for what he hoped would be a lifelong career in his hometown.
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Johannes Brahms: Piano Quartet
Piano Trio No. 1 in B Major, Op. 8: II. Scherzo. Allegro molto – Trio. Più lento From Johannes Brahms: Piano Quartet (2016) Released by Harmonia Mundi Brahms: Piano Trio No. 1 in B Major, Op. 8: II – Scherzo.
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Johannes Brahms: Sonata for Violin and Piano No 2 in A major, Op. 100
The Hungarian violinist, composer, conductor and educator Joseph Joachim (1831-1907) was one of the most influential musical personalities of his time. At the tender age of 12, with Mendelssohn conducting, he performed the Beethoven violin concerto in London, and later
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Minors of the Majors
Johannes Brahms Albumblatt
“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! Arnold Wehner was director of music at Göttingen, an
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Transfigured Brahms
When Johannes Brahms delivered his Clarinet Sonatas Op. 120 to Richard Mühlfeld, he basically apologized for not having written a clarinet concerto. And what a glorious addition to the repertoire it would have been! As such, however, it was left
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Brahms versus Pop
A number of music critics have called Frank Sinatra the “greatest singer of the 20th century.” The only child of an Italian immigrant couple, Sinatra entered show business at a very early age. And by the time he reached his
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Brahms in Disguise
In music, nobody felt the anxiety of the past—specifically the looming shadow of Ludwig van Beethoven—more acutely than Johannes Brahms. Brahms told his friends that it was “horribly difficult to compose anything with Beethoven standing on his shoulders.” Over a
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