Complete Piano Trios (Dover Chamber Music Scores) (Paperback)
Brahms's twenty-four chamber works include a number of the most acclaimed masterpieces in the repertoire, and his piano trios -- including the famous Horn and Clarinet Trios -- are among the most admired, performed, and recorded of all. This edition, reprinted from the definitive one prepared by Hans G l for Breitkopf & H rtel, presents all five of these brilliant works in an inexpensive yet fine-quality volume.
Included are the B Major, C Major, and C Minor Trios (Opp. 8, 87, and 101) for violin, cello, and piano; the E-flat Major Trio (Op. 40) for violin, horn (or cello or viola), and piano; and the A Minor Trio (Op. 114) for clarinet (or viola), cello, and piano.
Designed to afford both amateur and professional musicians a lifetime of pleasurable study, this fine, carefully made edition will also provide music lovers of every level of accomplishment the opportunity to follow a live or recorded performance, score in hand: an ideal way to savor the special riches of these superb musical masterworks.
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.