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Johannes Brahms: Symphony Number Three in F Major

I listened to Brahms’ Symphony Number 3 the other day. I couldn’t remember the last time I had listened to it, which astounded me, because it has one of the most beautiful and stirring movements of any piece of music I know. 1,353 more words


The Arkansas Symphony's first Masterworks Concert of 2014-15 is this weekend with Rachmaninoff, Corigliano, Brahams and pianist Andrew Staupe

The Arkansas Symphony Orchestra launches into 2014-2015 with its first Masterworks Concert of the season. Tonight at a new time (7:30pm) and a new, temporary location (Maumelle Performing Arts Center), the evening consists of Corigiliano’s Promenade Overture, Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 107 more words


Brahms/Glanert and Brahms

On October 4 and October 5, 2014, the St. Louis Symphony performs Four Serious Songs, by Johannes Brahms, with linking preludes and a postlude by the 21st-century composer Detlev Glanert, who also arranged the songs for orchestra.   54 more words

Music Writing

Johannes Brahms: Symphony Number Two in D Major

After becoming fascinated with Brahm’s first symphony, I moved on to his next two. This was during my sophomore year of college in 1975, during which I became even more enamored of Romantic movement in the arts in general and music in particular. 518 more words

Classical Music


The Seattle Symphony launched its new season this past weekend. This also marks Music Director’s Ludovic Morlot’s fourth season in that position, and the initial enthusiasm over his appointment has not waned. 541 more words

Concerts; Music

Johannes Brahms: Symphony Number One in C Minor

I became fascinated by the symphonies of Brahms in my third year of college, in 1975. This was not seen as odd by my fellow dorm mates in the French house where I lived (more about them below.) In high school I had heard Brahms’ fourth symphony and liked it a lot, though the rock group, Yes, had stolen a theme from it and sort of ran it into the ground. 963 more words


Morning Song - 5th Hungarian Dance

Composed by Johannes Brahms, interpreted by Charlie Chaplin.

As the announcer says, “Make your work a pleasure. Move with the rhythm of music!”.

It’s Monday morning. What’s happening out there?