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48 - Johannes Brahms pt. 13 "The Second Symphony" a classical music podcast

In Brahms pt. 13 we pause the narrative and retrace our steps to spend some more time with the...

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47 - Johannes Brahms pt. 12 "Why the Light is Given" a classical music podcast

Pt. 12:  It is early November 1876 and Brahms is in the audience as the orchestra at Carlsruhe...

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46 - Johannes Brahms pt. 11 "A Symphony" a classical music podcast

It is summer 1876. Brahms is vacationing with his friend George Henschel on the Baltic island or...

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Ep. 45 - Johannes Brahms, pt. 10 "From the Soul of the Purest Youth" a classical music podcast

It is December 1871 and Johannes Brahms has finally established permanent residence in the music...

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44 "Alan Walker and Daniel Vnukowski, 'In the Footsteps of Chopin'" a classical music podcast

I am pleased to be joined during this episode by Alan Walker, celebrated author of biographies of...

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44 - "Interview with Alan Walker and Daniel Vnukowski” a classical music podcast

I am pleased to be joined during this episode by Alan Walker, celebrated author of biographies of...

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44 - "Interview with Alan Walker and Daniel Vnukowski” a classical music podcast

I am pleased to be joined during this episode by Alan Walker, celebrated author of biographies of...

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43 - Johannes Brahms pt. 9 "A Lovely Dwelling Place" - Classical Music Podcast

Ep. 43 – It is Good Friday, April 10, 1868 in Bremen and Brahms has just finished giving...

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42b - Johannes Brahms pt. 8 "The Scent of Lilac"

Ep 42(b) - It is early 1865. Brahms\'s mother has just passed away. Filled with emotion he...

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42a - Johannes Brahms pt. 8 "The Scent of Lilac"

Ep. 42(a) - It is late November 1862. We find Johannes Brahms in Vienna making a great success of...

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42a - Johannes Brahms pt. 8 "The Scent of Lilac" - Classical Music Podcast

Ep. 42(a) - It is late November 1862. We find Johannes Brahms in Vienna making a great success of...

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41 - Johannes Brahms, pt. 7 "Vignettes and Vienna"

In Ep. 41 Johannes Brahms continues his toil, conducing the ladies' choir, playing concerts, and...

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40 - Johannes Brahms, pt. 6 "Warring With the Wizard of Weimar"

In ep. 40 we find Johannes Brahms struggling to recover and learn from the defeat of his D minor...

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39 - Rebecca Smithorn and The National Phil's YouTube Series "Composers in Crisis"

I'm pleased to welcome to the show Rebecca Smithorn, cover conductor and lecturer with the...

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38 - Johannes Brahms, pt. 5 "Gordian Knots"

In Ep. 38 we pick up with Johannes Brahms and Clara Schumann in the weeks following Robert...

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38 - Johannes Brahms, pt. 5 "Gordian Knots" - Classical Music Podcast

In Ep. 38 we pick up with Johannes Brahms and Clara Schumann in the weeks following Robert...

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37 - The Life of Johannes Brahms, pt. 4 "Waiting in the Wings"

Stay healthy and well! Ep. 37 – In late 1853, having impressed important musicians across...

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36 - A Yuletide Special, "Antonio Stradivari, and the Violin Makers of Cremona"

In this special episode "Antonio Stradivari, and the Violin Makers of Cremona" we explore the...

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36 - "Antonio Stradivari, and the Violin Makers of Cremona" a Yuletide Special - Classical Music Podcast

In this special episode "Antonio Stradivari, and the Violin Makers of Cremona" we explore the...

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35 - The Life of Johannes Brahms, pt. 3 "New Germans and New Paths"

Ep. 35 - In April 1853, Johannes Brahms left Hamburg with the Hungarian violinist Eduard Reményi...

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