Brahms in the Home and the Concert Hall: Between Private and by Katy Hamilton,Natasha Loges

By Katy Hamilton,Natasha Loges

Johannes Brahms was once a consummate expert musician, a winning pianist, conductor, track director, editor and composer. but he additionally faithfully championed the area of non-public music-making, developing many works and preparations for amusement in the house through amateurs. This assortment explores Brahms's private and non-private musical identities from numerous angles: the unique works he wrote with amateurs in brain; his method of growing piano preparations of not just his personal, but additionally different composers' works; his relationships together with his arrangers; the deeper symbolism and lasting legacy of non-public music-making in his day; and a hitherto unpublished memoir which inspires his Viennese social international. utilizing Brahms as their concentration aspect, the members hint the overlapping worlds of private and non-private music-making within the 19th century, discussing the limits among the composer's specialist identification and his lifelong engagement with beginner music-making.

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