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. 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is sometimes grouped with Johann Sebastian Bach and Ludwig van Beethoven as one of the "Three Bs" of music, a comment originally made by the nineteenth-century conductor Hans von Bülow.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 An uncompromising perfectionist, Brahms destroyed some of his works and left others unpublished.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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Sonata in F Minor Op.120`1 for clarinet or viola and piano: 2nd movement; Andante un poco adagio
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Sonata in F Minor Op.120`1 for clarinet or viola and piano: 2nd movement; Andante un poco adagio

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String Sextet No 2 in G major, Op 36 - 2nd movement, Scherzo
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String Sextet No 2 in G major, Op 36 - 2nd movement, Scherzo
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Piano Quartet in G minor Op.25 (4th mvt)
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Piano Quartet in G minor Op.25 (4th mvt)
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4 Ballades Op 10 for piano
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4 Ballades Op 10 for piano
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Fest- Und Gedenksprüche
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Fest- Und Gedenksprüche
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Academic Festival Overture in C minor, Op.80
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Academic Festival Overture in C minor, Op.80
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Cello Sonata no 1 in E minor, Op 38
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Cello Sonata no 1 in E minor, Op 38
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'Gestillte Sehnsucht' from Zwei Gesänge, Op.91
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'Gestillte Sehnsucht' from Zwei Gesänge, Op.91
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Academic Festival Overture
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Academic Festival Overture
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Marienlieder Op 22
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Marienlieder Op 22
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Clarinet Quintet in B minor Op.115 - Con moto - un poco meno mosso
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Clarinet Quintet in B minor Op.115 - Con moto - un poco meno mosso
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Hungarian Dance No 5
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Hungarian Dance No 5
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Hungarian Dance no.5 in G minor
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Hungarian Dance no.5 in G minor
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6 Klavierstücke: I. Intermezzo in A
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6 Klavierstücke: I. Intermezzo in A
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Piano Quintet in F minor Op. 34 iii. Scherzo: Allegro
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Piano Quintet in F minor Op. 34 iii. Scherzo: Allegro
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Intermezzo op.117 no.1 in E flat
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Intermezzo op.117 no.1 in E flat
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Ballade Op 10 No 2
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Ballade Op 10 No 2
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Ballade Op 10 No 1
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Ballade Op 10 No 1
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Piano Quintet in F minor, Op. 34: I. Allegro non troppo
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Piano Quintet in F minor, Op. 34: I. Allegro non troppo
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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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Piano Quartet No. 1 in G Minor - 4th mvt: Rondo alla Zingarese
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Piano Quartet No. 1 in G Minor - 4th mvt: Rondo alla Zingarese
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Song of the Fates, Op 89
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Song of the Fates, Op 89
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Standchen (Der Mond steht uber dem Berge) Op.106 no.1
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Standchen (Der Mond steht uber dem Berge) Op.106 no.1
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Schaffe in mir, Gott, ein rein Herz Op 29 No 2
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Schaffe in mir, Gott, ein rein Herz Op 29 No 2
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4 Ballades, Op. 10: No. 4 in B Major
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4 Ballades, Op. 10: No. 4 in B Major
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Two Hungarian Dances - no 11 in D minor, no 5 in G minor
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Two Hungarian Dances - no 11 in D minor, no 5 in G minor
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Trio in B major (Op.8 ) [revised 1889]
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Trio in B major (Op.8 ) [revised 1889]
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Chorale-Prelude 'Mein Jesu, der du mich', Op 122 arr Cox
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Chorale-Prelude 'Mein Jesu, der du mich', Op 122 arr Cox
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Symphony No. 4 in E minor, Op. 98, 3rd movement: Allegro giocoso
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Symphony No. 4 in E minor, Op. 98, 3rd movement: Allegro giocoso
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Rhapsody for piano in B minor, Op 79 No 1
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Rhapsody for piano in B minor, Op 79 No 1
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Violin Concerto in D major (2nd mvt: Adagio)
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Violin Concerto in D major (2nd mvt: Adagio)
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Symphony No.4 in E minor (0p.98)
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Symphony No.4 in E minor (0p.98)
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Piano Concerto No 1
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Piano Concerto No 1
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Cello Sonata No. 2 in F Major, Op. 99: II. Adagio affettuoso (Live)
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Cello Sonata No. 2 in F Major, Op. 99: II. Adagio affettuoso (Live)
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Hungarian Dance no.1 in G minor
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Hungarian Dance no.1 in G minor
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Warum ist das Licht gegeben dem Muhseligen, Op 74 no 1
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Warum ist das Licht gegeben dem Muhseligen, Op 74 no 1

Warum ist das Licht gegeben dem Muhseligen, Op 74 no 1

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Hover State Chamber Chorus of Armenia
Conductor
Sona Hovhannisyan
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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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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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Symphony No. 3
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Symphony No. 3
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Rhapsody in E flat major, Op 119 No 4
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Rhapsody in E flat major, Op 119 No 4
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Theme with variations from Sextet in B flat major, Op 18
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Theme with variations from Sextet in B flat major, Op 18
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Piano Quartet no.3 in C (3rd mvt: Andante)
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Piano Quartet no.3 in C (3rd mvt: Andante)
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Wie Melodien zieht es mir from 5 Lieder, Op. 105
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Wie Melodien zieht es mir from 5 Lieder, Op. 105
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Immer leiser wird mein Schlummer from 5 Lieder, Op. 105
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Immer leiser wird mein Schlummer from 5 Lieder, Op. 105
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Vergebliches Ständchen, Op. 84
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Vergebliches Ständchen, Op. 84
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Warum ist das Licht gegeben
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Warum ist das Licht gegeben
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Serenade no. 2 in A major Op.16: 5th movement; Rondo
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Serenade no. 2 in A major Op.16: 5th movement; Rondo
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Academic Festival Overture, Op 80
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Academic Festival Overture, Op 80
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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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6 Pieces Op.118: Intermezzo in A major
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6 Pieces Op.118: Intermezzo in A major
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Clarinet Sonata in E flat major, Op 120 No 2 (2nd mvt)
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Clarinet Sonata in E flat major, Op 120 No 2 (2nd mvt)
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