Max Bruch
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1838-01-06
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Max Bruch Biography (BBC)

"His name will endure, if only thanks to one superb violin concerto." Thus The New Grove on Max Bruch, a prolific composer who was much admired in his lifetime. His talent for melody and orchestration revealed itself at an early age, and he was encouraged to travel to Leipzig to imbibe the influence of Mendelssohn. The opera Die Loreley and the cantata Frijthof established his reputation in Germany, but it was to be his choral music - both sacred and secular - that kept his name before the public.

The First Violin Concerto was the first of a string of works for the instrument (the Scottish Fantasy is still performed occasionally), and he composed three symphonies, the Kol nidrei for cello and orchestra, and a final, unsuccessful opera, Hermione. He was a respected teacher, and numbered Respighi and Vaughan Williams among his students in Berlin. He held posts in Koblenz, Sondershausen, Breslau and Liverpool, but he reacted against the innovations of Liszt and Wagner, and found himself isolated from contemporary opinion later in life.

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Max Bruch Biography (Wikipedia)

Max Christian Friedrich Bruch (6 January 1838 – 2 October 1920), also known as Max Karl August Bruch, was a German Romantic composer and conductor who wrote over 200 works, including three violin concertos, the first of which has become a staple of the violin repertory.

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Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minor (Proms 2016)
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Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minor (Proms 2016)
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Concerto for clarinet, viola and orchestra in E minor, Op. 88, 3rd movement - Allegro molto
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Concerto for clarinet, viola and orchestra in E minor, Op. 88, 3rd movement - Allegro molto
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Serenade in A minor Op.75 4th movement: Allegro energico e vivace
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Serenade in A minor Op.75 4th movement: Allegro energico e vivace
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Violin Concerto No.1 in G minor (Op.26)
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Violin Concerto No.1 in G minor (Op.26)
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8 Pieces, Op.83 - no.7 in B major
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8 Pieces, Op.83 - no.7 in B major
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Violin Concerto no. 1 in G minor, Op. 26 (BBC Symphony Orchestra tour to Holland)
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Violin Concerto no. 1 in G minor, Op. 26 (BBC Symphony Orchestra tour to Holland)
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String Quartet No.1 in C minor - Finale: Molto vivace
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String Quartet No.1 in C minor - Finale: Molto vivace
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Scottish Fantasy for violin and orchestra, Op. 46
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Scottish Fantasy for violin and orchestra, Op. 46
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Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Op.26 (i. Prelude: Allegro moderato)
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Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Op.26 (i. Prelude: Allegro moderato)
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8 Pieces for cl, vla (cello) & pf (harp) (Op.83), no.7 in B major; Allegro...
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8 Pieces for cl, vla (cello) & pf (harp) (Op.83), no.7 in B major; Allegro...
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Scottish fantasy Op.46 for violin and orchestra: Finale; Allegro guerriero
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Scottish fantasy Op.46 for violin and orchestra: Finale; Allegro guerriero
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Suite on Russian Themes: Dance
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Suite on Russian Themes: Dance
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Concerto for violin and orchestra no. 1 (Op.26) in G minor, 3rd mvt; Finale ...
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Concerto for violin and orchestra no. 1 (Op.26) in G minor, 3rd mvt; Finale ...
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Scottish fantasy Op.46 for violin and orchestra
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Scottish fantasy Op.46 for violin and orchestra
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Swedish Dances
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Swedish Dances
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