meaning of brahms

brahms meaning in General Dictionary

a famous German composer b 1833 d 1897

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  • German composer who developed the romantic model of both lyrical and ancient songs (1833-1897)
  • the songs of Brahms

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This passage shows that if Beethoven had had the modern trumpet at his disposal, while he would no doubt freely have used its resources, he would nevertheless have maintained its character as an instrument founded on the natural scale, and would have agreed with Brahms that the nobility and purity of its tone depends upon its faithful adherence, at least within symphonic limits, to types of melody suggestive of that scale.

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