Blog Posts - Brahms



Brahms - Piano Quartet No. 3 In C Minor, Opus 60 'Werther'

In 1853 when Johannes Brahms was 19, he made a concert tour as accompanist to the violinist Eduard Reményi. On the tour he met Franz Liszt (where tradition has it that he fell asleep while Liszt played the piano) and Joseph Joachim, violinist and co...
by Musical Musings on Feb 18, 2016

Brahms - A German Requiem

The complete title of Brahms' Requiem is A German Requiem, To Words of the Holy Scriptures, which gives an indication as to the non-traditional nature of the work. Brahms was born and raised in the Northern German seaport city of Hamburg, a city rich...
by Musical Musings on Sep 5, 2015

Rudolf Buchabinder/Zubin Mehta, Musikverein Vienna, March 8, 2015

Musikverein, Great Hall March 8, 2015 Wiener Philharmoniker Zubin Mehta, conductor Rudolf Buchbinder, piano PROGRAMM: Johannes Brahms -Konzert für Klavier und Orchester Nr. 2 B-Dur, op. 83... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website...
by Around the World with Irina on Mar 13, 2015

Brahms - Schicksalslied, Opus 54

Although Brahms is thought of as a composer of absolute music, that is music that is written for its own sake without having to be inspired by anything outside of it, he was a total Romantic composer in that there were many of his compositions that w...
by Musical Musings on Feb 16, 2015

Brahms - Double Concerto In A Minor

Johannes Brahms was born and grew up in Hamburg Germany, a port city that had (and still does) some rough edges. As an adult, Brahms' personality was quite rough around the edges too. Whether this was due to events of his childhood is still under deb...
by Musical Musings on Aug 15, 2014

Brahms - Piano Trio No. 3 In C minor Opus 101

Brahms wrote his third piano trio in 1886 while vacationing at Lake Thun in Switzerland. The scenery inspired Brahms, for in addition to the piano trio he wrote a cello sonata and violin sonata. It was a time in Brahms' life when all but one of his o...
by Musical Musings on Apr 18, 2014

Brahms - Piano Quintet In F Minor Opus 34

Some of the early works of Johannes Brahms are dramatic works full of fire contrasted with moments of  great tenderness and beauty. The Piano Quintet In F Minor is one of those works, but at the same time some have called it the first work of hi...
by Musical Musings on Apr 9, 2014

Brahms - Six Pieces For Piano Opus 118

Brahms wrote nothing for the piano that can be called easy. Brahms piano writings abound with technical difficulties, especially for a small hand, and challenge pianist's musicality. The ultimate in what Brahms demands of a pianist can be seen with h...
by Musical Musings on Feb 5, 2014

Brahms - Studies For Pianoforte, Variations On A Theme Of Paganini Opus 35

Johannes Brahms' music for solo piano are usually not filled with brilliant effects or obvious virtuosity. The difficulties in Brahms music are covert, and many times not obvious to the listener.  But his music is not easy to play. It can be den...
by Musical Musings on Jan 23, 2014

Brahms/Schoenberg - Piano Quartet No. 1

With this work there is the rare opportunity of listening to what is one master composer's opinion of another master composer's work. Schoenberg orchestrated the 1st Piano Quartet of Brahms in 1937 after he had moved to Los Angeles, California to esc...
by Musical Musings on Jan 23, 2014

I saw a man standing on the bridge where I usually stand

I saw a man standing on the bridge where I usually stand to stare at clouds. He was staring that them too. He said no words, - listening to nothing but the cars and the pulse of his heart beat. "The universe vibrates in harmony", and I saw him and kn...
by HI. I'm Daniel. on Jan 14, 2014

Albums fait Avec l'amour: Moonlight Classics

The essences of music have come to an odd circumvent. With many individuals forgetting the true foundation of music; and yes it does circulate with crowns, and jewels, which is a primal need to have trophies of accomplishment, to bear the n...
by Romantique Innocence on Dec 21, 2013

Albums fait Avec l'amour: Moonlight Classic

The essences of music have come to an odd circumvent. With many individuals forgetting the true foundation of music; and yes it does circulate with crowns, and jewels, which is a primal need, to have trophies of accomplishment, to bear the...
by Romantique Innocence on Dec 21, 2013

Concert review: Yoon Chung at 1901 Arts Club

The delightful 1901 Arts Club, tucked away down a side street close to Waterloo Station, seems just about ideal for intimate chamber recitals, and the perfect retreat on a cold November evening to enjoy a superior concert of music by Brahms and Schub...
by The Cross-Eyed Pianist on Nov 22, 2013

Johannes Brahms – Sonata for violin and piano no.3

Today we return to the German master, but not for his orchestral music but for his chamber music. His chamber music catalog is quite huge and sometimes so experimental (right now thinking about the trios for piano, violin and French horn) and there i...

Fall Colors

Rusty reds, ochre yellows, caramel browns and pumpkin oranges… It’s that time of year when nature’s color wheel comes alive. As the leaves change color and fall, nature’s beauty takes center stage – transforming trees into multicolored m...

Brahms – Symphony No. 4

Let's go back in time for this week's Listen To This!. We are in 1884, in a small Austrian town called Mürzzuschlag. In fact we're more in 1885 than 1884 because today we're speaking of the 4th movement of the 4th symphony of the most bearded compos...

Intermezzo

Johannes Brahms, Six Piano Pieces – Intermezzo No. 2, Op. 118. ♫ public domain music Mp3 performed by Carlos Gardels. Released: 2010. Track 1. special recent post: Filed under: music, сlassical...
by Fill the Empty Spaces on Sep 15, 2013

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I'm looking for a 12 inch Just One You Carters gray elephant. It's light gray with a darker shade of gray in his ears. Pull his tail to play Brahms.(Read more...)Searching – Just One You Carters Gray Elephant Crib Pull Brahms appeared first on...

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