Donald Macleod takes the microscope to five calendar years in the life and work of Brahms. In this final programme he looks at 1893, and a grand if irascible old age.
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Quintet no. 2 in G major Op.111 for strings
Performer: Raphael Ensemble
Rhapsody Op.53 for contralto, male chorus & orchestra
Conductor: Claudio ABBADO
Performer: Marjana LIPOVSEK - Contralto
Performer: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Performer: Ernst Senff Chamber Choir
3 Intermezzi Op.117 for piano
Performer: Stephen KOVACEVICH - Piano
Quintet in B minor Op.115 for clarinet and strings
Performer: Thea KING - Clarinet
Performer: Gabrieli String Quartet
4 Pieces Op.119 for piano
Performer: Helene GRIMAUD - Piano
Ein Deutsches requiem Op.45
Conductor: Roger NORRINGTON
Performer: London Classical Players
Performer: Lynne DAWSON - Soprano
Performer: Olaf BAR - Baritone
Performer: Schutz Choir Of London
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