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1879

Duration:
1 hour
First broadcast:
Wednesday 17 August 2011

Donald Macleod takes the microscope to five calendar years in the life and work of Brahms. Today he looks at 1879, and the flourishing of Brahms's music and his friendships.

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6 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
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    Johannes Brahms Symphony no. 2 in D major Op.73

    Conductor: Claudio ABBADO Performer: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra

    Deutsche Grammophone, 459-054-2

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    Johannes Brahms Concerto in D major Op.77 for violin and orchestra

    Conductor: Colin DAVIS Performer: Kyoko TAKEZAWA - Violin Performer: Bavarian R S O

    RCA, 82876603882

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    Johannes Brahms 9 Songs Op.63

    Performer: Daniel BARENBOIM - Piano Performer: Dietrich FISCHER-DIESKAU - Baritone

    DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHONE, 439 441-2

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    Johannes Brahms 2 Rhapsodies Op.79 for piano

    Performer: Glenn GOULD - Piano

    CBS, CBS-37800

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    Johannes Brahms Sonata no. 1 in G major Op.78 for violin and piano

    Performer: Kyung-Wha CHUNG - Violin Performer: Peter FRANKL - Piano

    EMI, 2 35717 2

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    Johannes Brahms Academic festival overture Op.80

    Conductor: Claudio ABBADO Performer: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra

    Deutsche Grammophone, 459-054-2

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