Johannes Brahms
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1833-05-07
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Johannes Brahms

Johannes Brahms Biography (Wikipedia)

Johannes Brahms (7 May 1833 – 3 April 1897) was a German composer, pianist, and conductor of the Romantic period. Born in Hamburg into a Lutheran family, Brahms spent much of his professional life in Vienna, Austria. His reputation and status as a composer are such that he is sometimes grouped with Johann Sebastian Bach and Ludwig van Beethoven as one of the "Three Bs" of music, a comment originally made by the nineteenth-century conductor Hans von Bülow.

Brahms composed for symphony orchestra, chamber ensembles, piano, organ, and voice and chorus. A virtuoso pianist, he premiered many of his own works. He worked with some of the leading performers of his time, including the pianist Clara Schumann and the violinist Joseph Joachim (the three were close friends). Many of his works have become staples of the modern concert repertoire. An uncompromising perfectionist, Brahms destroyed some of his works and left others unpublished.

Brahms has been considered, by his contemporaries and by later writers, as both a traditionalist and an innovator. His music is firmly rooted in the structures and compositional techniques of the Classical masters. While many contemporaries found his music too academic, his contribution and craftsmanship have been admired by subsequent figures as diverse as Arnold Schoenberg and Edward Elgar. The diligent, highly constructed nature of Brahms's works was a starting point and an inspiration for a generation of composers. Embedded within his meticulous structures, however, are deeply romantic motifs.

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49 German folk-songs, arr. for voice and piano - book 6 [nos. 36-42] (feat. Andreas Scholl & Tamar Halperin)
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49 German folk-songs, arr. for voice and piano - book 6 [nos. 36-42] (feat. Andreas Scholl & Tamar Halperin)

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Rhapsody in B minor, Op 79 No 1
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Rhapsody in B minor, Op 79 No 1
Johannes Brahms
Hungarian Dance No 4 in B minor arr Joachim
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Hungarian Dance No 4 in B minor arr Joachim
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Serenade No 2 in A major, Op 16
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Serenade No 2 in A major, Op 16
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Symphony No 3 in F major, Op 90 (3rd mvt)
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Symphony No 3 in F major, Op 90 (3rd mvt)
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Violin Concerto in D major, Op.77 (3rd mvt)
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Violin Concerto in D major, Op.77 (3rd mvt)
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Violin concerto in D major (Op.77)
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Violin concerto in D major (Op.77)
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5 Songs for chorus, Op 104
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5 Songs for chorus, Op 104
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Piano Trio no. 1 in B major Op.8 (3rd mvt)
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Piano Trio no. 1 in B major Op.8 (3rd mvt)
Johannes Brahms
Feldeinsamkeit, Op 86 No 2
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Feldeinsamkeit, Op 86 No 2
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Geistliche Wiegenlied, Op 91 No 2
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Geistliche Wiegenlied, Op 91 No 2
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4 Klavierstucke (Op.119)
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4 Klavierstucke (Op.119)
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Wie die Wolke nach der Sonne, Op 6 No 5
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Wie die Wolke nach der Sonne, Op 6 No 5
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Ein Deutsches requiem
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Ein Deutsches requiem
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Variations on a theme by Haydn, Op 56b
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Variations on a theme by Haydn, Op 56b
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Piano Concerto No 1 in D minor, Op 15 (3rd mvt)
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Piano Concerto No 1 in D minor, Op 15 (3rd mvt)
Johannes Brahms
Horn Trio in E flat major, Op. 40 II0 Scherzo (Allegro)
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Horn Trio in E flat major, Op. 40 II0 Scherzo (Allegro)
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Concerto in A minor Op.102 for violin, cello and orchestra
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Concerto in A minor Op.102 for violin, cello and orchestra
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Piano Trio no 3 in C minor, op 101
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Piano Trio no 3 in C minor, op 101
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Romanze in F major, Op 118 No 5
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Romanze in F major, Op 118 No 5
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5 Hungarian dances (nos.17-21) orch. Dvorak (orig. pf duet)
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5 Hungarian dances (nos.17-21) orch. Dvorak (orig. pf duet)
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Three Songs
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Three Songs

Three Songs

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Katarzyna Jankowska-Borzykowska
Johannes Brahms
4 Gesänge, Op 32
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4 Gesänge, Op 32
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Variations on a Theme by Haydn, Op.56a
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Variations on a Theme by Haydn, Op.56a
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German Requiem 3rd movement - Herr, lehre doch mich
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German Requiem 3rd movement - Herr, lehre doch mich
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Piano Quartet No. 1 in G minor, op. 25
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Piano Quartet No. 1 in G minor, op. 25
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Trio in A minor, Op.114
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Trio in A minor, Op.114
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2 Motets, Op 29
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2 Motets, Op 29
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Sonata no. 1 in G major, Op.78
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Sonata no. 1 in G major, Op.78
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Piano Quartet in G minor, Op.25: iv) Rondo alla Zingarese
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Piano Quartet in G minor, Op.25: iv) Rondo alla Zingarese
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Tragic Overture in D minor (Op.81) (1881)
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Tragic Overture in D minor (Op.81) (1881)
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How lovely are thy dwellings fair
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How lovely are thy dwellings fair
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Intermezzo in A major, Op 118 No 2
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Intermezzo in A major, Op 118 No 2
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Intermezzo in E major, op.116 no.4
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Intermezzo in E major, op.116 no.4
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28 Variations on a theme by Paganini for piano, Op 35
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28 Variations on a theme by Paganini for piano, Op 35
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Double Concerto for violin and cello (3rd mvt)
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Double Concerto for violin and cello (3rd mvt)

Double Concerto for violin and cello (3rd mvt)

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Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra Amsterdam
Johannes Brahms
Symphony No.3 - poco allegretto (3rd movement)
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Symphony No.3 - poco allegretto (3rd movement)
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25 Variations and fugue on a theme by G F Handel for piano, Op 24
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25 Variations and fugue on a theme by G F Handel for piano, Op 24
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Piano Quartet No. 3 in C Minor, Op. 60 "Werther": III. Andante
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Piano Quartet No. 3 in C Minor, Op. 60 "Werther": III. Andante
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3 Lieder, arr. for cello and piano
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3 Lieder, arr. for cello and piano
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Sonata no. 2 in A major Op.100
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Sonata no. 2 in A major Op.100
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Sonata (F.A.E.) for violin and piano
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Sonata (F.A.E.) for violin and piano
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Trio no.2 in C major, Op 87
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Trio no.2 in C major, Op 87
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Scherzo (F-A-E Sonata)
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Scherzo (F-A-E Sonata)
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Violin Sonata No 3 in D minor, Op 108 (2nd mvt)
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Violin Sonata No 3 in D minor, Op 108 (2nd mvt)
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Gesang der Parzen [Song of the fates] Op 89 for chorus and orchestra
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Gesang der Parzen [Song of the fates] Op 89 for chorus and orchestra
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Piano Quintet in F Minor Op.34 (3rd mvt)
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Piano Quintet in F Minor Op.34 (3rd mvt)
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Intermezzo in A flat major, Op 76 No 3
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Intermezzo in A flat major, Op 76 No 3
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Klavierstücke, Op.119
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Klavierstücke, Op.119
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May Night, Op 43 No 2
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May Night, Op 43 No 2
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