Symphony No. 4 in E Minor, Op. 98

The Symphony no. 4 in E minor, Op. 98 by Johannes Brahms is the last of his symphonies. Completed in 1885, the piece was first premiered for a private audience in a two-piano version. The symphony is rich in allusions, most notably to various Beethoven compositions. This last movement is notable as a rare example of a symphonic passacaglia: for the repeating theme, Brahms adapted the chaconne theme in the closing movement of J.S. Bach's cantata, Nach dir, Herr, verlanget mich, BWV 150. This symphony in four movements is scored ... more

This piece contains the following parts:

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Symphony No. 4 in E Minor, Op. 98 - I. Allegro Non Troppo Musopen Symphony
Symphony No. 4 in E Minor, Op. 98 - II. Andante Moderato Musopen Symphony
Symphony No. 4 in E Minor, Op. 98 - III. Allegro Giocoso Musopen Symphony
Symphony No. 4 in E Minor, Op. 98 - IV. Allegro Energico e Passionato Musopen Symphony
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Johannes Brahms Symphony Orchestra Romantic

Johannes Brahms

Johannes Brahms was a German composer and pianist, and one of the leading musicians of the Romantic period. Born in Hamburg, Brahms ... more Learn More »
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