Title
Ein Deutsches Requiem
Composer
Johannes Brahms 1833-1897
Performer
Christiane Oelze  (sopraan) Gerald Finley  (bariton) La Chapelle Royale Collegium Vocale Gent Orchestre des Champs Elysées  (orkest)
Conductor
Philippe Herreweghe 1947-
Publisher
Harmonia Mundi, 2008
1 cd + boekje
Recording date
1996
EAN
0794881358229 0794881852024
CDR
DBX4120

About Johannes Brahms

Johannes Brahms (German: [joˈhanəs ˈbʁaːms]; 7 May 1833 – 3 April 1897) was a German composer, pianist, and conductor of the Romantic period. Born in Hamburg into a Lutheran family, Brahms spent much of his professional life in Vienna. His reputation and status as a composer are such that he is sometimes grouped with Johann Sebastian Bach and Ludwig van Beethoven as one of the "Three Bs" of music, a comment originally made by the nineteenth-century conductor Hans von Bülow.

Brahms composed for symphony orchestra, chamber ensembles, piano, organ, and voice and chorus. A virtuoso pianist, he premiered many of his own works. He worked with some of the leading performers of his time, including the pianist Clara Schumann and the violinist Joseph Joachim (the three were close friends). Many of his works have become staples of the modern concert re…Read more on Wikipedia

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