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Brahms 2nd Piano Concerto in B-flat major, op. 83November 23, 2020
I seem to find myself in a Brahmsian universe. As such, I am posting this performance of the Brahms 2nd Piano... Read More
Brahms Intermezzo in A major, Op. 118, No. 2November 21, 2020
I am going to do with a Brahms piano piece what I have done with singers. I am going to have... Read More
Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 1, Mravinsky, RichterNovember 11, 2020
Well, I'm not back to vocal music yet, but I will get there soon. Sviatoslav Richter Sviatoslav Teofilovich Richter was a... Read More
Beethoven String Quartet in A minor, Op. 132November 4, 2020
I will just point out here the title of the third movement of the is quartet. It is "Heiliger Dankgesang eines... Read More
Brahms Sextet No.1 in B-flat major, Op. 18October 27, 2020
Sextet No. 1 in B-flat major, Op. 18 For most of the nineteenth century, a shadow hung over German music, a... Read More
Mendelssohn Octet in E-flat, Op. 20October 26, 2020
In this posting, I am doing something different.Rather than choose string players who were famous in the past and long dead,... Read More
Brahms Quintet No. 2 in G major, Op. 111, Budapest QuartetOctober 24, 2020
I have been on a chamber music kick. I only have a few more to post, and then I will get... Read More
Dvořák Quintet No. 2 in A major, Op. 81October 18, 2020
I am taking a little break from vocal music. Instead, I will be posting about chamber music. The first one of... Read More