Johannes Brahms

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Of all the major late-Romantic composers, Brahms was the one most attached to the Classical ideal as manifested in the music of Beethoven especially.
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Composition Highlights

Title Year Avg. Duration Genre
Hungarian Dances (21) for orchestra, WoO 1 Orchestral
Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 77 1878 Concerto
Symphony No. 3 in F major, Op. 90 1883 Symphony
Symphony No. 1 in C minor, Op. 68 1855 Symphony
Symphony No. 4 in E minor, Op. 98 1884 Symphony
Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 73 1877 Symphony
Wiegenlied ("Guten Abend, gut Nacht"), song for voice & piano, Op. 49/4 1868 Vocal Music
Piano Concerto No. 2 in B flat major, Op. 83 1881 Concerto
Ein deutsches Requiem (A German Requiem), for soprano, baritone, chorus & orchestra, Op. 45 1857 Choral
Variations on a Theme of Haydn, for orchestra in B flat major (St. Anthony Variations), Op. 56a 1873 Orchestral
Piano Concerto No. 1 in D minor, Op. 15 1854 Concerto
Tragic Overture, in D minor, Op. 81 1880 Orchestral
Sonata for violin & piano No. 1 in G major ("Regen"), Op. 78 1878 Chamber Music
Academic Festival Overture, for orchestra in C minor ("Akademische Festouvertüre"), Op. 80 1879 Orchestral
Concerto for violin, cello & orchestra in A minor ("Double"), Op. 102 1887 Concerto
Variations (28) on a Theme of Paganini, for piano, in A minor, Op. 35 1862 Keyboard
Sonata for violin & piano No. 3 in D minor, Op. 108 1886 Chamber Music
Waltzes (16) for piano, 4 hands (or piano), Op. 39 1865 Keyboard
Pieces (6) for piano, Op. 118 1892 Keyboard
Sonata for clarinet (or viola) & piano No. 1 in F minor, Op. 120/1 1894 Chamber Music
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