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19970529The first of eight programmes juxtaposing music by Brahms and works dedicated to him by his friends and admirers.
Ruth Geiger (piano).
Clara Schumann: Three Romances, Op 21.
Brahms: Variations on a Theme by Schumann, Op 9.
19970605The second of eight programmes juxtaposing music by Brahms and works dedicated to him by his friends and admirers.
Pro Arte Piano Quartet: Kenneth Sillito (violin), Robert Smissen (viola), Stephen Orton (cello), Hamish Milne (piano).
Hermann Goetz: Piano Quartet in E, Op 6.
Brahms: Piano Quartet in G minor, Op 25.
19970612The third of eight programmes featuring music by Brahms and works dedicated to him by his friends and admirers.(13)Margaret Fingerhut (piano).
Novak: Eclogues, Op 11.
Busoni: Etudes en forme de variations.
Brahms: Two Rhapsodies, Op 79.
19970619The fourth of eight programmes featuring music by Brahms and works dedicated to him by his friends and admirers.
Delme Quartet.
Dvorak: String Quartet No 9 in D minor, Op 34.
Brahms: String Quartet No 2 in A minor, Op 51 No 2.
19970626The fifth of eight programmes featuring music by Brahms and works dedicated to him by his friends and admirers.
Gould Trio: Lucy Gould (violin), Martin Storey (cello), Gretel Dowdeswell (piano).
Robert Fuchs: Piano Trio in C, Op 22.
Brahms: Piano Trio in B, Op 8.
19970630The sixth of eight programmes featuring music by Brahms and works dedicated to him by his friends and admirers.
Johann Strauss (son): Seid umschlungen Millionen.
Vienna Symphony Orchestra/Clemens Krauss.
Brahms: Neue Leibeslieder Waltzer.
Barbara Bonney (soprano), Anne Sofie von Otter (mezzo), Kurt Streit (tenor), Olaf Bar (baritone), Helmut Deutsch and Bengt Forsberg (pianos).
19970703The last of eight programmes featuring music by Brahms and works dedicated to him by his friends and admirers.
Schumann: Introduction and Allegro, Op 134.
Pascal Devoyon (piano), Nouvel Orchestre Philharmonique/Theodore Guschlbauer.
Brahms: Variations on a Theme of Schumann, Op 23.
Bracha Eden and Alexander Tamir (piano duet).
/ The seventh of eight programmes featuring music by Brahms and works dedicated to him by his friends and admirers.
Louise Hopkins (cello), Caroline Palmer (piano).
Reinecke: Cello Sonata No 3 in G, Op 238.
Brahms: Cello Sonata No 2 in F, Op 99.

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