Brahms

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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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Johannes Brahms, Piano Quartet No. 3 in C Minor, Op. 60
In 1853, with a stack of original compositions in his backpack, Johannes Brahms (1833-1896) finally found enough courage to visit his musical hero Robert Schumann. Their brief encounter prompted Schumann to pen his famous article “Neue Bahnen” (New Paths) —
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When the Symphony embraces the Concerto.
Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 2, Op. 83
Medici TV Live 20 September 2013: Tugan Sokhiev, Elisabeth Leonskaja, Orchestre National Du Capitole de Toulouse In 1881, Johannes Brahms (1833-1897) wrote to his friend Elisabeth von Herzogenberg that he had finished “a tiny little piano concerto with a wisp
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The Old World just exploded!
Hindemith and Brahms
Paul Hindemith was a precocious musical talent. Whatever he touched, he almost instantaneously mastered. He started violin lessons at an early age and was admitted to the Frankfurt Conservatory at age 12. He soon became an accomplished performer on several
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Brahms – Clarinet Quintet / String Quartet no. 2
String Quartet in A minor Opus 51 Quasi Minuetto, moderato, Allegretto vivace Jerusalem Quartet Sharon Kam, clarinet From Brahms – Clarinet Quintet / String Quartet no. 2 (2013) Released by Harmonia Mundi Brahms: String Quartet in A minor Opus 51
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Brahms – Quintets Op. 34 & Op. 115
Clarinet Quintet in B minor, Op. 115 I Allegro Tokyo String Quartet Jon Nakamatsu, piano Jon Manasse, clarinet From Brahms – Quintets Op. 34 & Op. 115 (2012) Released by Harmonia Mundi Brahms: Clarinet Quintet in B minor, Op. 115
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Brahms and His Symphony no. 1
In 1900, when Boston’s Symphony Hall was being built, Philip Hale, a distinguished American music critic working for the Boston Herald, suggested that a sign should be fitted over the central doorway reading, “Exit in case of Brahms”! Hale’s message
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