Johannes Brahms

Johannes Brahms - Early Life  B. 1833 into...

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Unformatted text preview: Early Life  B. 1833 into a modest family  His father played the horn, flute, and double bass  From a young age Brahms played in dance halls and taverns New Paths  In 1853, Brahms met Robert Schumann  Schumanns article New Paths in the Neue Zeitschrift fur Musik  Schumann heralded Brahms as a Messiah figure for music & Schumann spoke of Brahmss: veiled symphonies for piano songs whose poetry one could understand without knowing the words  He prophesied that Brahms would someday lower his magic wand where the powers of the masses in the choir and orchestra can lend him their strength and give still more wonderful glimpses into the mysteries of the spirit-world  Problems: Schumanns mental breakdown of 1854 Brahms was only 20 at the time New Paths cont. & Conservative?Conservative?...
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