Brahms: Variations on a theme of Haydn (The St Anthony Choral)

Stephen Johnson joins the BBC Symphony Orchestra and conductor, Grant Llewellyn for a look at Brahms's pioneering set of orchestral variations: Variations on a theme of Haydn. Just as Mozart and Beethoven before him had used variation form to demonstrate their skills as a performer so Brahms used the form to show off his skills as a composer.

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ComposerJohannes Brahms
ComposerJoseph Haydn

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