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Schumann: New Paths (Neue Bahnen)

Robert Schumann for the Neue Zeitschrift für Musik, 1853 Years have gone by—nearly as many as I had previously dedicated to the editing of these pages, namely ten—, since I last was heard from in this terrain, so rich in … Continue reading

19. April 2012 by Matthew Hall
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Brahms, String Quartets, Op. 51

Botstein, The Compleat Brahms (New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 1999), pp. 121–126. The two String Quartets, Op. 51, in C Minor and A Minor, were dedicated to Brahms’s close friend, the physician Theodor Billroth a talented amateur musician … Continue reading

19. April 2012 by Matthew Hall
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Brahms Biographical Timeline

1833 Born 7 May in Hamburg, Germany 1840 Begins studies with Otto Cossel 1845 Begins studies with Edward Marxen 1848 First public performance as a solo pianist 1853 Meets Hungarian violinist Remenyi (Eduard Hoffmann) and they tour through North Germany: … Continue reading

19. April 2012 by Matthew Hall
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