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Brahms, his life and work

Karl Geiringer

Brahms, his life and work

by Karl Geiringer

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Published by G. Allen and Unwin in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Brahms, Johannes, -- 1833-1897.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 369-373.

    Statement[tr. by H. B. Weiner and Bernard Miall]
    ContributionsWeiner, H. B.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 383 p.
    Number of Pages383
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16066798M

    Brahms: His Life and Work by Karl Geiringer Be the first to review this item Karl Geiringer's biography of Brahms is generally regarded as the finest study of the composer ever published in any language. Johannes Brahms: Life and Letters. Link/Page Citation Selected and annotated by Styra Avins. This may be the most useful Brahms book to appear during , the centenary year of his death. The main part of the book, which spans pages, presents letters chronologically, all but 33 from Brahms himself, newly translated into English and.

      Brahms's affair with Clara Schumann was a sizzling mess that left his life in chaos and filled his music with yearning Jan Swafford Fri 25 Apr Author: Jan Swafford. Throughout his life he devoted attention to chamber music and songs, which vary from simple accompaniments for folk songs to solemn compositions such as Vier ernste Gesange [four serious songs] (). Many of his exquisite romantic lieder, in which the words, melody, and piano accompaniment are inseparably blended, are favorites among singers.

    But Brahms knew that not alone his intellect, but his mind and spirit and fancy, must be constantly nurtured if they were to bring forth the highest of which they were capable, and he so arranged his life that they should be fed ever and always by poetry and literature and art, by solitary musing, by participation in so much of life as seemed.   Reinhold Brinkmann, in his book “Late Idyll,” speaks of Brahms’s consciousness of his latecomer status in musical history, at the end of a line that began with Bach and reached its height.


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Brahms: His Life And Work (A Da Capo paperback) Paperback – Aug by Karl Geiringer (Author)Cited by: Brahms is one of my favorite composers esepically his german requiem preformed by Furtwangler, but this book sucks and focuses to much on his sex life rather than the man as an artiest in history and his attempt to continue the tradition of Bach, Beethoven, etc/5.

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Manufacturer: Oxford University Press. Karl Geiringer's biography of Brahms is generally regarded as the finest study of the composer ever published in any language. It is based upon the great body of material in the archives of the Viennese Society of Friends, for which Dr.

Geiringer was curator from –, and which contains more than a thousand letters written by and to s: 1. The centennial of Brahms's death has intensified interest among concertgoers and music lovers in the composer's prodigious body of work. For all those eager to delve more deeply into Brahms's music, The Compleat Brahms is an indispensable : Brahms: His Life And Work Karl Geiringer It is based upon the great body of material in the archives of the Viennese Society of Friends, for which Dr.

Geiringer was curator from –, and which contains more than a thousand letters written by and to Brahms. The author, a composer himself, has a good ear for music and his many analyses of Brahms’ works (all the symphonies and many of the chamber works, as well as the early piano sonatas and the ‘Haydn’ Variations) are convincing and enlightening; even his asides, such as an endnote on Brahms’ orchestration, /5.

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Proclaimed the new messiah of Romanticism by Robert Schumann when he /5(93). Johannes Brahms was a German composer and pianist of the Romantic period, but he was more a disciple of the Classical tradition. He wrote in many genres, including symphonies, concerti, chamber music, piano works, and choral compositions, many of which reveal the influence of folk music.

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by Karl Geiringer (Author)/5(8). Until now, however, most scholarly accounts of Brahms's life and work treat his works for the organ as a minor footnote in his development as a composer.

Precisely because the collection of organ works is not extensive, the pieces—composed at different times during Brahms's lifetime—help to map his path as a composer, pinpointing various Author: Barbara Owen.

Brahms's Nanie, on the other hand, is written in the simple, monumental form aba. The first and third parts are in the same key, the same time-signature, and the same tempo, and to a certain extent embody the same thematic material. The F sharp major middle section alone introduces a.

His music, since anyway, had sold well, and Brahms, far from flamboyant or excessive, lived a frugal life in his simple apartment.

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Brahms, his life and work. London, G. Allen and Unwin [] (OCoLC) Named Person: Johannes Brahms; Johannes Brahms: Document Type: Book: All Authors /. Brahms, His Life and Work. Karl Geiringer, with Irene Geiringer. Da Capo Press.

ISBN (paperback). Third revision of this classic Brahms biography. Especially valuable non-technical and vivid descriptions of Brahms's compositions. Brahms His Life & Work by Karl Geiringer available in Trade Paperback onalso read synopsis and reviews.

Karl Geiringer's biography of Brahms is generally regarded as the finest study of the composer ever Author: Karl Geiringer. Good. Brahms: His Life and Work by Karl Geiringer. Binding: Paperback. Weight: Lbs. Product Group: Book. Istextbook: No. A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition.

All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear/5(29). Brahms, his life and work. [Karl Geiringer; Irene Geiringer] -- The German composer's correspondence with relatives, friends, and public figures reveals his life, character, and achievements.

Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. In both his life and his music, Johannes Brahms (–) was a man of contrasts. He composed serious Teutonic music and joyful dance music.

He was miserly with himself and exceedingly generous with family and associates. He was kind to working people and known for his biting, malicious wit in artistic and aristocratic social circles.Although Brahms had criticized Wagner in the press, each was still able to admire some things in the other's work on occasion.

In Brahms became conductor of the Singakademie in Vienna. A year later he resigned, but for the rest of his life Vienna was home to him.Brahms can be said to have truly given his life to his art. Through his genius, his utter devotion to his work, and much personal sacrifice, he turned his own suffering and psychological trauma into a sublime if agonizing world for himself and a thrilling experience for his audiences.