Johannes Brahms

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  • Johannes Brahms Accomplishments

    but with it came two fantastic God-fearing musicians. Johannes Brahms was one of those musicians and his music was truly emotional. Johannes was born in Hamburg, Germany in 1833 and was first introduced to music by his father. Dedicated to both music and his son, Brahms’ father, who played double bass in a civic orchestra,had Brahms taught by Friedrich Cossel and Eduard Marxan, whom kindly taught him without pay. Though Brahms struggled financially in his early years, in 1853 he received the chance to play piano acompiament for Remenyi, a hungarian violinist. Quickly, Brahms talent was soon recognized by Joachim, whom took a liking to the new musician. Joachim had Brahm play for Clara and Robert Schumann, who endorsed Brahm claiming in the New Magazine for Music Brahms to be next great composer, ”called forth to give the ideal…

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  • What Are The Key Events That Affect Mozart's Life

    Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Ludwig van Beethoven, Johannes Brahms 1. Mozart was born on January 27, 1756 in Salzburg, Austria. Beethoven was born on December 17, 1827 in Vienna, Austria. Brahms was born on May 07, 1833 in Hamburg, West Germany. 2. Mozart died on December 05, 1791 in Vienna, Austria. Beethoven died on March 26, 1827 in Vienna, Austria. Brahms dies on April 03, 1897 in Vienna, Austria. 3. Mozart had six siblings and he was the youngest, five of his siblings died whe…

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  • Johannes Brahms Concert Analysis

    Brahms’ Concert Review The concert I am reviewing is Johannes Brahms’ Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 77. Performed by the Berlin Philharmonic, conducted by Claudio Abbado. Recorded live at the Teatro Massimo in Palermo, Italy in 2002. Featuring soloist Gil Shaham. Johannes Brahms was born in Hamburg, Germany in 1833. His father taught him music as a young boy. At the age of 6, he started creating his own method of writing music. Brahms befriended many famous composers during…

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  • Clara Schumann: A Career In Music

    and he was taken to a hospital. This took a toll on Clara’s emotional state as well, but her connections with musicians Joseph Joachim and Johannes Brahms provided her with support in this trying time. Joachim met Clara when she was twelve years old and their bond remained through the years. Clara herself said, “Joachim gives me the most pleasant hours here [in Berlin,] thanks both to his art and his friendly words,” both of which were a means of bonding and consolation when Robert was taken…

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  • Ludwig Van Beethoven And The Romantic Era That Changed Music

    it was a totally new mindset. Due to Ludwig’s out of the box thinking, the Romantic Era was created, along with composers who created new things to apply to music such as syncopation. It was considered out of the box because no one else had ever thought to do what he was doing. By creating the Romantic Era, he also created a new type of composer who then changed music by adding new ornaments and started to actually express themselves through their music. Next Beethoven influence music by…

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  • Mozart Don Giovanni Analysis

    While cheerful and bright melodies are used to represent Mozart’s early years in his short lives, the prelude of the opera “Don Giovanni” composed by Mozart after the death of Leopold Mozart – Mozart’s father – indicates the relationship between Mozart and Leopold and shows the process how Salieri set his scheme foreshadowing the death of Mozart. First of all, the opera “Don Giovanni” suggests the abnormal relationship between Mozart and his father. In the film, Mozart is illustrated as a…

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  • Johannes Brahms Clarinet Concert Analysis

    Johannes Brahms’ Clarinet Quintet in B minor, opus 115, was composed in Bad Ischl during the summer of 1891. It should be noted that in 1890, Brahms concluded that he would no longer compose. In the same summer of completing the Quintet, Brahms composes his Clarinet Trio, opus 114. These two works for clarinet would be his last contributions to chamber music. Prior to the Brahms Quintet, other works written for chamber clarinet included the opus 34 of Weber, opus 107 by Anton Reicha and the A…

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  • Prokofiev's Four Attitudes For Piano

    the years 1904-1909, and the love of Scriabin’s piano works showed in Prokofiev’s early piano pieces. He imitated some of Scriabin’s pianistic techniques in his early piano works like the “repeated-note arpeggios” and “wide-ranging bass”. But he soon turned to seek more radical musical language that completely departs from the romanticism, and during the years 1909-1914 he finished his composition classes and began his course to train as a pianist and conductor. It is in this time he gradually…

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  • Involvement In Resurrecting J. S. Bach Analysis

    Schumann’s Involvement in Resurrecting J.S. Bach As editor and writer for his own music journal, Neue Zeitscrift für Musik, Robert Schumann made it his personal mission to write about worthy composers and lift them up as examples to the music community. He was tired of the “Philistines” of the current music establishment, such as Wagner and Meyerbeer, who he felt were commercial and pretentious. He brought Brahms and Chopin to Germany’s notice, because he felt that their music was “honest…

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  • Johannes Brahms Symphony 2 Analysis

    Johannes Brahms composed his Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 73, in 1877, while visiting a rural town in Austria. This composition is typical of Brahms’ works in that it is a mixture of classical form and more modern ideas. The first movement, Allegro non troppo, is in sonata-allegro form and in triple simple meter, this movement is filled with contradictions in mood and contrasting sections. The numerous contrasts between the different sections make the transitional material especially important…

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