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Robert Schumann wrote about Brahms in his publication and endorsed his music. Remenyi, Hungarian violinist, was accompanied by Brahms on tour. ... Brahms also taught. ... – PowerPoint PPT presentation

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Title: Johannes Brahms


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Johannes Brahms
  • 1833-1897

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youth
  • Johannes was born in Hamburg, Germany
  • His father was a musician and poor
  • His mother was 41 when she married and she was 11
    years older than his father
  • Brahms wrote the lullaby. Lullaby and good night

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Brahms parents
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Musical talent
  • Brahms was encouraged in his music
  • He began writing music at 13
  • He helped out the family by earning money playing
    the piano at the local tavern
  • He was handsome but shy
  • His voice didnt change until he was in his 20s
    which caused him great embarrassment
  • He was recognized as a great pianist but not a
    composer
  • Robert Schumann wrote about Brahms in his
    publication and endorsed his music

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Remenyi, Hungarian violinist, was accompanied by
Brahms on tour. Remenyi introduced Brahms to
Liszt and Schumann.
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Brahms wrote in the style of the New German
School.
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Brahms was influenced in his writing by
Beethoven, he was not part of the school of
innovation like Wagner
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Brahms became friends with Robert and Clara
Schumann
  • By the time he was 20 he had written many major
    piano works
  • He moved to Vienna where he stayed and worked for
    the rest of his life

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Brahms also taught. In this piece of music, he
took students compositions and wove them into the
Academic Overture.
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Brahms never married.
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Requiem
  • He worked on writing this concert style requiem
    for 11 years.
  • This song that we are hearing says Blessed are
    they that mourn, for they shall be comforted.
  • How Lovely is thy Dwelling Place was written
    after the death of his mother.

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  • The voices float as if soaring up to heaven
    itself.
  • The soprano section introduces the melody
  • As the other parts join in, the intensity and
    dynamics build
  • Over and over the words reassure the grieving
    that God will give comfort

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Brahms was old fashioned
  • He did not write tone poems
  • He did not write new ideas or try to create new
    sounds
  • He did create some beautiful music
  • There are 3 great composers
  • Bach
  • Beethoven
  • Brahms
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