The Piano Quartet No. 1 in G minor, Op. 25, was composed by Johannes Brahms between 1856 and 1861. It was premiered in 1861 in Hamburg, with Clara Schumann at the piano. It was also played in Vienna on 16 November 1862, with Brahms himself at the piano supported by members of the Hellmesberger Quartet. Like most piano quartets, it is scored for piano, violin, viola and cello.
Performances & Interviews
- Brahms: Piano Quartet in G minorhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01s4w1l.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01s4w1l.jpg2014-10-07T12:41:00.000ZIvan Hewett compares recordings of Brahms’s first piano quartet.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p0285jb0
Brahms: Piano Quartet in G minorIvan Hewett compares recordings of Brahms’s first piano quartet.