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  • Release Date: 1/21/2003
  • Label: Naxos
  • UPC: 636943807125
  • Catalog Number: 8558071-74
  • Sales rank: 284,596

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 The Life and Works of Johannes Brahms, Narration with Musical Excerpts: Destiny, Birth and Childhood. Includes excerpts fr - Jeremy Siepmann & Idil Biret (8:42)
  2. 2 The Life and Works of Johannes Brahms, Narration with Musical Excerpts: From Brothel to Beethoven. Includes excerpt from S - Christian Kohn & Jeremy Siepmann (5:00)
  3. 3 Hungarian Dance for piano, 4 hands, in G minor, WoO 1/1 - Johannes Brahms & Marat Bisengaliev (3:06)
  4. 4 The Life and Works of Johannes Brahms, Narration with Musical Excerpts: A Life-Changing Tour - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (1:11)
  5. 5 The Life and Works of Johannes Brahms, Narration with Musical Excerpts: The Meeting with Joachim - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (1:43)
  6. 6 Piano Sonata No. 3 in F minor, Op. 5: Scherzo - Idil Biret & Johannes Brahms (4:32)
  7. 7 The Life and Works of Johannes Brahms, Narration with Musical Excerpts: Joachim Weighs In - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (4:42)
  8. 8 The Life and Works of Johannes Brahms, Narration with Musical Excerpts: Enter the Schumanns - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (2:32)
  9. 9 Piano Sonata No. 3 in F minor, Op. 5: 1st movement - Idil Biret & Johannes Brahms (7:07)
  10. 10 The Life and Works of Johannes Brahms, Narration with Musical Excerpts: Prophecy and Tragedy: A Double Yoke - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (7:16)
  11. 11 Piano Trio No. 2 in C major, Op. 87: Scherzo - Johannes Brahms & Vienna Piano Trio (3:22)
  12. 12 The Life and Works of Johannes Brahms, Narration with Musical Excerpts: Brahms and Clara - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (10:14)
  13. 13 Piano Sonata No. 1 in C major, Op. 1: Finale - Idil Biret & Johannes Brahms (7:18)
  14. 14 The Life and Works of Johannes Brahms, Narration with Musical Excerpts: A Triangular Bond - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (4:45)
  15. 15 The Life and Works of Johannes Brahms, Narration with Musical Excerpts: The Death of Schumann - and a Fateful Decision - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (4:19)
Disc 2
  1. 1 The Life and Works of Johannes Brahms, Narration with Musical Excerpts: The Young Messiah - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (8:30)
  2. 2 Piano Concerto No. 1 in D minor, Op. 15: Opening - Jenö Jandó & Johannes Brahms (3:54)
  3. 3 The Life and Works of Johannes Brahms, Narration with Musical Excerpts: The Virtuoso Takes Flight - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (3:49)
  4. 4 Variations (28) on a Theme of Paganini, for piano, in A minor, Op. 35 - Idil Biret & Johannes Brahms (2:12)
  5. 5 The Life and Works of Johannes Brahms, Narration with Musical Excerpts: Detmold and Distraction - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (3:52)
  6. 6 Serenade for orchestra No. 1 in D major, Op. 11 - Johannes Brahms & BRT Philharmonic Orchestra (2:40)
  7. 7 The Life and Works of Johannes Brahms, Narration with Musical Excerpts: Birth of the D minor Concerto - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (2:49)
  8. 8 Piano Concerto No. 1 in D minor, Op. 15: Finale - Jenö Jandó & Johannes Brahms (2:30)
  9. 9 The Life and Works of Johannes Brahms, Narration with Musical Excerpts: A Taste of Failure - and of New Love - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (4:05)
  10. 10 String Sextet No. 1 in B flat major, Op. 18: Andante - Johannes Brahms (1:39)
  11. 11 The Life and Works of Johannes Brahms, Narration with Musical Excerpts: Love, Folly, and a New Calling - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (8:31)
  12. 12 Ich aber bin elend, motet for chorus, Op. 110/1 - St. Bride's Church Choir & Johannes Brahms (2:48)
  13. 13 The Life and Works of Johannes Brahms, Narration with Musical Excerpts: Brahms and Wagner - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (2:26)
  14. 14 Variations (25) and Fugue on a Theme of Handel, for piano, in B flat major, Op. 24: Fugue - Idil Biret & Johannes Brahms (5:28)
  15. 15 The Life and Works of Johannes Brahms, Narration with Musical Excerpts: Frustrated Hopes and a Mother's Death - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (12:20)
  16. 16 Trio for Horn (or viola or cello), Violin & Piano in E flat major, Op. 40: Finale - Ildiko Hegyi & Johannes Brahms (6:10)
Disc 3
  1. 1 The Life and Works of Johannes Brahms, Narration with Musical Excerpts: The Road to the Requiem - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (3:29)
  2. 2 Ein deutsches Requiem (German Requiem), for soprano, baritone, chorus & orchestra, Op. 45: Denn alles Fleisch es ist wie Gras - Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra & Johannes Brahms (5:42)
  3. 3 The Life and Works of Johannes Brahms, Narration with Musical Excerpts: The Wanderer - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (4:34)
  4. 4 Waltz for piano, 4 hands in E major, Op. 39/2 - Christian Kohn & Johannes Brahms (1:22)
  5. 5 The Life and Works of Johannes Brahms, Narration with Musical Excerpts: The Consummate Performer - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (9:49)
  6. 6 Studies (5) for piano, Anh. 1a/1: No. 3. Presto in G minor (after Bach) - Idil Biret & Johannes Brahms (1:57)
  7. 7 The Life and Works of Johannes Brahms, Narration with Musical Excerpts: Paradox Personified: The Tender Savage - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (8:18)
  8. 8 Piano Concerto No. 2 in B flat major, Op. 83: Andante - Johannes Brahms & BRT Philharmonic Orchestra (8:39)
  9. 9 The Life and Works of Johannes Brahms, Narration with Musical Excerpts: A Demanding Friend - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (6:33)
  10. 10 Variations on a Theme of Haydn for orchestra in B flat major (St. Anthony Variations), Op. 56a: [Excerpt] - Johannes Brahms & BRT Philharmonic Orchestra (3:41)
  11. 11 The Life and Works of Johannes Brahms, Narration with Musical Excerpts: The Eternal Child - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (4:19)
  12. 12 The Life and Works of Johannes Brahms, Narration with Musical Excerpts: The Ghost Exorcised. Includes excerpts from Beetho - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (3:54)
  13. 13 Symphony No. 1 in C minor, Op. 68: Finale - Johannes Brahms & BRT Philharmonic Orchestra (12:22)
Disc 4
  1. 1 The Life and Works of Johannes Brahms, Narration with Musical Excerpts: A Watershed in Brahms's Career - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:42)
  2. 2 Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 73: 3rd movement - Johannes Brahms & BRT Philharmonic Orchestra (5:17)
  3. 3 The Life and Works of Johannes Brahms, Narration with Musical Excerpts: The External Brahms - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (5:01)
  4. 4 The Life and Works of Johannes Brahms, Narration with Musical Excerpts: A Free Man at Last. Includes excerpt from Brahms's - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (3:05)
  5. 5 The Life and Works of Johannes Brahms, Narration with Musical Excerpts: The Rift with Joachim. Includes slow movement from - Jeremy Siepmann & Stephen Gunzenhauser (11:57)
  6. 6 The Life and Works of Johannes Brahms, Narration with Musical Excerpts: The Composer at Work - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (5:49)
  7. 7 Academic Festival Overture, for orchestra in C minor ("Akademische Festouvertüre"), Op. 80 - Johannes Brahms & BRT Philharmonic Orchestra (3:31)
  8. 8 The Life and Works of Johannes Brahms, Narration with Musical Excerpts: Celebrity and Scholar - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (5:06)
  9. 9 Wenn ein starker Gewappneter, for double chorus, Op. 109/2 - St. Bride's Church Choir & Johannes Brahms (2:41)
  10. 10 The Life and Works of Johannes Brahms, Narration with Musical Excerpts: Love, Loss, and Reconciliation - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (2:40)
  11. 11 Concerto for violin, cello, & orchestra in A minor ("Double"), Op. 102: Slow movement - Andrew Constantine & Johannes Brahms (2:52)
  12. 12 The Life and Works of Johannes Brahms, Narration with Musical Excerpts: The Greatest Living Composer - but a Difficult Fri - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (3:02)
  13. 13 The Life and Works of Johannes Brahms, Narration with Musical Excerpts: The Philanthropist - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (2:45)
  14. 14 The Life and Works of Johannes Brahms, Narration with Musical Excerpts: Decline and Death - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (11:13)
  15. 15 Piano Concerto No. 2 in B flat major, Op. 83: Finale - Johannes Brahms & BRT Philharmonic Orchestra (9:07)
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