Brahms wrote only two concerti in his lifetime, each one an important staple of the concert repertoire. Noted for their grand classical concepts and thrilling technical challenges, these masterpieces Piano Concertos Nos. 1 and 2 are featured here in full score in one convenient, affordable volume. From their mysterious and passionate introductions to their mighty conclusions, pianists, conductors, music students, and scholars will find the works in this handsome, full-sized edition ideal for study and performance purposes.
About the Author
German-born composer Johannes Brahms (1833–97), an important figure of the Romantic era, spent most of his career at the forefront of the Viennese musical scene. A master of counterpoint, he wrote for piano, chamber ensembles, symphony orchestras, and voice.
Table of Contents
Piano Concerto No. 1 in D Minor, Op. 15 (Composed 185458; published 1861)
Rondo. Allegro non troppo
Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-flat Major, Op. 83 (Completed 1881; published 1882; dedicated “ to his dear friend and teacher Eduard Marxsen”)
Allegro non troppo