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 for ... more

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Sheet Music Symphony No. 4 in E Minor, Op. 98 - I. Allegro non troppo Preview Download
Sheet Music Symphony No. 4 in E Minor, Op. 98 - II. Andante moderato Preview Download
Sheet Music Symphony No. 4 in E Minor, Op. 98 - III. Allegro giocoso Preview Download
Sheet Music Symphony No. 4 in E Minor, Op. 98 - IV. Allegro energico e passionato Preview Download
Sheet Music I. Allegro non troppo Preview Download
Sheet Music II. Andante moderato Preview Download
Sheet Music III. Allegro giocoso Preview Download
Sheet Music IV. Allegro energico e passionato Preview Download

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Recording Symphony No. 4 in E Minor, Op. 98 - IV. Allegro Energico e Passionato Download

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