Donald Macleod takes the microscope to five calendar years in the life and work of Brahms. Today he looks at 1865, a year of public acclaim and private grief.
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16 Waltzes Op.39 for piano duet - No. 6 in C sharp & No. 15 in A flat
Performer: Dinu LIPATTI - Piano
Performer: Nadia BOULANGER - Director
Trio in E flat major Op.40 for horn, violin and piano
Performer: Stephen STIRLING - Horn
Performer: Florestan Piano Trio
Serenade no. 2 in A major Op.16
Conductor: Charles MACKERRAS
Performer: Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Ein Deutsches requiem Op.45 - Ihr habt nun Traurigkeit, Denn wir haben hie keine bleibende
Conductor: Roger NORRINGTON
Performer: London Classical Players
Performer: Lynne DAWSON - Soprano
Performer: Olaf BAR - Baritone
Performer: Schutz Choir Of London
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