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A Weekend Celebration.

Music is not a delusion but a revelation. And its triumphant force lies precisely in the fact that it opens up to us elements of beauty which would be inaccessible to us in any other sphere, and the contemplation of which reconciles us with life not temporarily but forever. 1,040 more words


Happy Birthday to Brahms and Tchaikovsky!

“Happy Birthday” arranged in the style of Johannes Brahms

“Happy Birthday” in the style of  Tchaikovsky


May 7 in Music History

•  1833 ~ Johannes Brahms, German composer
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• 1840 ~ Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Russian composer
Listen to Tchaikovsky’s music
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Brahms Complete Piano Sonatas by François-Frédéric Guy - A Review

Brahms’ Piano Sonatas

I’m a fan of Johannes Brahms (see my blog’s subtitle). I’m a fan of his piano works, especially op. 116-119 (which are among his latest works). 431 more words

Album Review

Brahms - Ungarische Tänze

Johannes BrahmsUngarische Tänze (Hungarian Dances)

Book 1

No. 1 in G minor – Allegro molto

No. 2 in D minor – Allegro non assai – Vivace… 60 more words


The CSO Performs the Berg Violin Concerto

Friday, I went to the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra morning concert. With a clear understanding of their audience, the marketers had advertised the Blue Danube Waltz and Brahms’ “sunny” Second Symphony, but I was there for the Berg Violin Concerto. 398 more words

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra