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Make Music Part of Your Life Series: Johannes Brahms - Intermezzo Op. 117 No. 1 in E flat major

The 3 Intermezzi Op. 117 were composed in 1892 and are among the best-loved and most popular of Brahms‘ autumnal late piano output. On a smaller and more intimate scale than the surrounding sets of Op. 134 more words

Sharing the pain through music

The first concert in my concert series Mupfie! is called Mustalainen! – an homage to the great contribution the Romani have made to our musical heritage. 352 more words

Birmingham in Paris

Johannes Brahms: Piano Concerto #1 in D minor, Op. 15
Igor Stravinsky: Petrushka (version of 1947)

Richard Strauss: Don Juan, Op 20
Johannes Brahms: Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 107 more words

Marc Haegeman

Brahms - The Violin Sonatas

This disc of Brahms’ Violin Sonatas is just a very small part of Brahms’ complete output. A master of melody and noted for his genius during his lifetime, this disc had some big demands upon it before I’d even pressed play. 609 more words

Brahms, Wagner, Schoenberg

Arnold Schönberg: Blaues Selbstportrait, 1910 (source: Wikipedia Commons)
On March 28 and 29, the St. Louis Symphony performs Brahms’s Symphony No. 3, Wagner’s Prelude to Tristan und Isolde, and Schoenberg’s Erwartung. 20 more words

Music Writing

How to have a good first concert experience.

Parker Perry recently published a piece in the Twinsburg Bulletin about his experience attending a Cleveland Orchestra concert (he doesn’t specify which one, but based upon contextual clues, my guess is that he attended… 919 more words