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Piano Trio No. 1 (Brahms)

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Brahms Piano Trio No.1 Op.8 in B Major - 1(a). Allegro con brio


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Progressing from a radiant B major to a tragic B minor, the piece juxtaposes passages of luxurious warmth and optimism and music of turbulence and despair. He had already started composing the trio in , when the great Hungarian violinist Joseph Joachim gave the year-old Brahms a letter of introduction to Robert and Clara Schumann. The Schumanns received him with enormous enthusiasm and generosity. They invited him to stay with them for several weeks, initiating a close friendship that would last for the rest of their lives. It was under those dark circumstances that he completed the piece later that year.

Piano Trio No. 1 in B major, Op. 8

It is well known that Brahms was in the habit of destroying those of his works which did not please him, and this fate befell not only youthful experiments, but entire mature works. So great was his insecurity that perhaps even great symphonies and concertos, which might have warmed all humankind, produced instead only a few moments of warmth from the composer's fireplace.

The Piano Trio No. 1 in B major, Op. 8, by Johannes Brahms was completed in January , when the composer was only twenty years old, published in.
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  1. Misc. Notes, scan: score scanned at dpi filter: score filtered with 2-point algorithm explained in High Quality Scanning. I provide the original scanned version.

  2. The B-major Trio is a large-scale piece which, in its original version of , was about a third longer than the much later revision.

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