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vioolrecital
Title
Violin sonatas nos.1-3
Composer
Johannes Brahms 1833-1897
Performer
Itzhak Perlman 1945- (viool) Vladimir Ashkenazy 1937- (piano)
Publisher
EMI, 1988
1 cd
Recording date
1983
EAN
0077774740326 (EMI)
CDR
CBX0041

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. 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is sometimes grouped with Johann Sebastian Bach and Ludwig van Beethoven as one of the "Three Bs" of music, a comment originally made by the nineteenth-century conductor Hans von Bülow.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, voice, and chorus. A virtuoso pianist, he premiered many of his own works. He worked with 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 repertoire.

Brahms has been considered both a traditionalist and an …Read more on Wikipedia

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