Johannes Brahms

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  • Evaluating Brahms's Piano Concerto

    Brahms's Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-flat Major, op.83, composed by Johannes Brahms. In order to analyze this piece properly it is best to know the rondo within the piece. It helps to determine repetition and the featured alternating episodes. For this piece you can hear ABABA, which makes it a dynamic piece to listen to.When listening to the First A and the Last A sections you can here how similar they are. When you pay close attention to the Middle A you notice more instruments in this area.…

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  • The Canon John Cage Analysis

    Before the late 19th century, the classical music was performed for entertainment purposes as a result of patron-controlled music. This restricted design soon dissipated with the introduction of Beethoven and his symphonies. As a result of his independent musical career, Beethoven was given the opportunity to explore unregulated music. Decades later in the late 19th century, this meaningful music would further popularize and form the musical canon, a collection of great musical compositions that…

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  • Concert Critique

    comfortable attending. After beholding the hall, I quickly found my seat and waited for the musicians to take stage. During this time, I began to overlook my program to see what was in store. I saw a few names I recognized like Claude Debussy and Johannes Brahms,…

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  • Chicago Musical Performance Analysis

    Manik Nindra Performance #1: Chicago. 3/1/16 This performance took place from February 24th through the 28th of 2016 in Russell Auditorium. The musical’s setting took place in the 1920’s and consisted of 2 acts. Chicago consisted of jazz music, liquor, sex, and it showed how corrupt the judicial system was back then. After the show I spoke to Nich Stinson, who performed as a member of the male ensemble, and he told me that the musical was based on a true story. The first act of Chicago left…

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  • Mahler: The Most Influential Time Period Of The Romantic Period

    influenced other composers, one after another. Some of the most famous composers are Hector Berlioz, Fryderyk Chopin, Robert Schumann, Franz Liszt, Richard Wagner, Giuseppe Verdi, Anton Bruckner, Giacomo Puccini, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, and Johannes Brahms. Another famous and influential artist was Gustav Mahler. He…

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  • Music In The Romantic Period

    The Romantic Period or Romanticism was a development in literature, music, and art that originated in Europe around 1800s. It was characterized by works that mirrored individual uniqueness, self-expression and emotions. In the musical scene, this period was seen in expansive symphonies, passionate songs and superb piano music. Compositions in this time showed intense energy and passion. It also drew inspiration from literature and art. There are a handful of composers who became known in the…

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  • Concerto No. 1: Concert Analysis

    Shelley Hanmo Qian performed on Sunday November 16, 2014 at Recital Hall. She played Concerto No. 1 in D Minor, Op. 15 which was composed by Johannes Brahms in 1854-1859. The Concerto No. 1 in D minor, Op 15 consisted of three individual movements. These movements are named Maestoso, Adagio, and Rondo: Allegro non troppo. In Italian, Concerto means concert. As a piece of music, a Concerto signifies that there is a solo instrument which plays the melody of the piece while being accompanied by an…

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  • Grand View University-Fall Music Concert

    The whole song was just a joy to listen to, and it sounded somewhat oriental, maybe middleeastern. The second part of the program was the Kantorei, acapella. They sang four songs in this order: A tickle by Jonathan Miller, An die Heimat by Johannes Brahms, Wind by Ryan Scott, Ihr Music by Hans Leo Hassler. This part got me so bored. My ears were not fascinated with how wonderful their voices were. Some of the singers in Kantorei also participated in the last part of the program, which was…

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  • Jolla Music Critique

    artists was evident. The audience member could sense the dedication and time the artists put into their work, and could viscerally feel the emotion encapsulated by each note and key. The recital opened with Johannes Brahms’ (1833-1897) Sonata for Cello and Piano in F Minor, Opus 99. Brahms, a German composer, composed the Romantic-style work in 1886. It features four movements: allegro vivace, adagio affettuoso, allegro passionate, and allegro molto (La Jolla Music Society). The work began…

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  • Music Concert Review Essay

    The orchestra was centered on the stage with warm lights on. The conductor’s stand was centered in the middle with violins and cellos surrounding him. The atmosphere was tense as opposed to relaxing because everyone seems to be listening very intensively to catch all the tunes and notes. As I sat there, I felt overwhelmed by the number of people, the bright lights on stage and the music, which was not immediately communicating with me. However, the longer I sat there, the uneasiness of being in…

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