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Quote of the Day

Art is a republic. Do not confer a higher rank upon any artist, and do not expect the minor ones to look up to him as something higher, as consul.
-Johannes Brahms

Society for Music Analysis Published Writings all in one place.

As an independent music researcher and scholar, a freelance music theorist and analyst, I thought I would share the texts published by Dr. Shay Loya, of City University London… 130 more words

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Win tickets to the NZSO Schumann & Barber concert

The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra are in town again this month with a concert featuring works by Brahms, Schumann and Barber on 21 June at the Isaac Theatre Royal. 81 more words


Top 3 Favourite Johannes Brahms Recordings

Poor Johannes Brahms, a composer who divides opinion. Ever since his war of words with the Wagnerites, luminaries ranging from Tchaikovsky to George Bernard Shaw have been keen to have a pop. 546 more words

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Happy Birthday Brahms and Tchaikovsky!

“Happy Birthday” arranged in the style of Johannes Brahms

“Happy Birthday” in the style of  Tchaikovsky


Happy birthday, Johannes

Johannes Brahms (1833-1897) grew up in a squalid apartment in the red light district of Hamburg. His parents were so poor that, when their young son’s musical talent became evident, they hired him out to play the piano in dance halls and brothels. 361 more words

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