Extra subject
Symfonie
Title
Symphonies 1 & 3
Composer
Johannes Brahms 1833-1897
Performer
Gewandhausorchester Leipzig
Conductor
Riccardo Chailly
Publisher
Decca, 2013
1 cd
Recording date
2013
Playing time
01:18:17
EAN
0028947869009

About Johannes Brahms

Johannes Brahms (German: [joˈhanəs ˈbʁaːms]; 7 May 1833 – 3 April 1897) was a German composer, pianist, and conductor of the Romantic period. Born in Hamburg into a Lutheran family, he spent much of his professional life in Vienna. His reputation and status as a composer are such that he is sometimes grouped with Johann Sebastian Bach and Ludwig van Beethoven as one of the "Three Bs" of music, a comment originally made by the nineteenth-century conductor Hans von Bülow.

Brahms composed for symphony orchestra, chamber ensembles, piano, organ, and voice and chorus. A virtuoso pianist, he premiered many of his own works. He worked with some of the leading performers of his time, including the pianist Clara Schumann and the violinist Joseph Joachim (the three were close friends). Many of his works have become staples of the modern concert reperto…Read more on Wikipedia