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Aimez Vous Brahms? II
We had already talked about the young Johannes’ performances around the city in the last sharing. As a handsome and energetic youth, he was already composing his first piano concerto (after a short stint as an arranger for opera-potpourris).
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Aimez Vous Brahms? I
Hamburg, a Hanseatic city of 1.8 million inhabitants, previously a free city-state. It is part of the Hanseatic chain of ports, sitting on the Baltic Sea. (along with Lübeck, Antwerp, Bergen, Novgorod and London by extension)
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Play it again Condi! Brahms, that is!
Do you still remember Condi Rice? Actually, that is Dr. Condoleezza Rice, and she was Secretary of State for the administration of George W. Bush. Night after night she stood in front of eager television cameras and lied about weapons
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Brahms: Choral Works
Drei Quartette, Op. 92/3: Abendlied From Brahms: Choral Works (2014) Released by Harmonia Mundi Brahms: Drei Quartette, Op. 92/3: AbendliedThe famous German Requiem must not be allowed to overshadow the wide variety of choral music Brahms wrote throughout his career.
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A Key to the Brahms Sound
J. B. Streicher & Sohn No. 8105
Buying a piano for home use is a highly personal choice. It depends on a number of variables, including instrument style, brand, color and shape. Generally speaking, however, we look for instruments within a certain budget range, and one that
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Catching some Z’s
Johannes Brahms
I always thought that my grandfather was the luckiest person on earth! No matter how dull the conversations, boring the sermon or uncomfortable the journey, he always managed to nod off. At first I thought he was just pretending, but
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A serious case of the Flu!
Johannes Brahms and H2N2
Throughout his life, Johannes Brahms equated corporeal infirmity with frailty of character. An avid outdoors enthusiast, who boasted that he had never consulted a physician or taken any medication, Brahms confidently asserted the connection between a healthy body and a
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Brahms by Meng-Chieh Liu
Brahms Waltzes, Op. 39 No. 11 in B minor Brahms: Waltzes, Op. 39 – No. 11 in B minorNew Year Treat !! Let’s welcome 2014 with this beautiful Waltze performed by Meng-Chieh Liu. A recipient of the 2002 Avery Fisher
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