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Diary excerpts 6 — walking to work edition

7 January
Chalked on the back of a lorry in Trinity Street: HAPPY XMAS MUMMY

17 March
Seen on the way to work today: a builder singing ‘Cowabunga’ to the tune of the Hallelujah Chorus, and a cyclist wearing a baseball cap with horns attached. 310 more words

Music

A gift to Joachim, Brahms' Violin Concerto

Giovanni Battista Viotti was famous for his violin concertos. Brahms was especially influenced by Viotti’s Concerto No. 22 in A minor, an influence that can be seen in Brahms’s compositions. 992 more words

Concert Programme

Hannah O'Neill

Hannah O’Neill, “Brahms–Schoenberg Quartet” choreography by George Balanchine (1966), music by Johannes Brahms (Piano Quartet and Strings in G minor, Op. 25 (1861)) orchestrated by Arnold Schoenberg (1937), costumes by Karl Lagerfeld, Le Ballet de l’Opéra National de Paris… 22 more words

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Valentine Colasante

Valentine Colasante, “Brahms–Schoenberg Quartet” choreography by George Balanchine (1966), music by Johannes Brahms (Piano Quartet and Strings in G minor, Op. 25 (1861)) orchestrated by Arnold Schoenberg (1937), costumes by Karl Lagerfeld, Le Ballet de l’Opéra National de Paris (November 11, 2016) 22 more words

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Hannah O'Neill and Florian Magnenet

Hannah O’Neill and Florian Magnenet, “Brahms–Schoenberg Quartet” choreography by George Balanchine (1966), music by Johannes Brahms (Piano Quartet and Strings in G minor, Op. 25 (1861)) orchestrated by Arnold Schoenberg (1937), costumes by Karl Lagerfeld, Le Ballet de l’Opéra National de Paris… 24 more words

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November 9, 2016 ~ Today in Music History

1881 ~ Johannes Brahms gave the first performance of his Piano Concerto No.2 in Budapest.

.1899 ~ “Mezz” Mezzrow, American jazz clarinetist and saxophonist

.1929 ~ Piero Cappuccili, Italian baritone… 678 more words

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