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Composer of the Week: Brahms


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4/5. The Joachim Affair. After 20 years of turbulent friendship, the relationship between Brahms and Joseph Joachim finally snapped at the beginning of the 1870s. But for once it wasn't the fault of the infamously rude and argumentative composer. Donald Macleod explores the story of one of Brahms's most noble actions - his support for Joachim's wife in their divorce case. Gestille Sehnsucht, Op 91 No
Kathleen Ferrier (contralto), Max Gilbert (viola), Phyllis Spurr (piano)
Cello Sonata No 2 in F, Op 88
Steven Isserlis (cello), Stephen Hough (piano) Violin Sonata No 3 in D minor, Op 108 Christian
Tetzlaff (violin), Lars Vogt (piano) Repeated atiopm


Unknown: Joachim Affair.
Unknown: Joseph Joachim
Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Contralto: Kathleen Ferrier
Contralto: Max Gilbert
Piano: Phyllis Spurr
Cello: Steven Isserlis
Cello: Stephen Hough
Violin: Lars Vogt

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