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The Three B's Bach Beethoven Brahms
67 selections • About 5 Hours of Music
Johann Sebastian Bach
Clavierbung Part111 Duet No2 In F Major Listen
Prelude And Fugue In A Major BWV888 Listen
Prelude And Fugue In C Major BWV846 Listen
Prelude And Fugue In C Minor BWV847 Listen
Prelude And Fugue In C# BWV872 Listen
Prelude And Fugue In D Major BWV850 Listen
Toccata And Fugue In D Minor BWV565 - Piano, Organ Listen
Two Part Inventions No1 Listen
Johann Sebastian Bach (31 March 1685 28 July 1750) was a German composer and organist whose sacred and secular works for choir, orchestra, and solo instruments drew together the strands of the Baroque period and brought it to its ultimate maturity.
Although he introduced no new forms, he enriched the prevailing German style with a robust contrapuntal technique, an unrivalled control of harmonic and motivic organisation in composition for diverse instrumentation, and the adaptation of rhythms and textures from abroad, particularly Italy and France.
Revered for their intellectual depth, technical command and artistic beauty, Bach's works include the Brandenburg concertos, the Goldberg Variations, the Partitas, the Well-Tempered Clavier, the Mass in B Minor, the St. Matthew Passion, the St. John Passion, the Magnificat, The Musical Offering, The Art of Fugue, the English Suites, the French Suites, the Sonatas and Partitas for violin solo, the Cello Suites, more than 200 surviving cantatas, and a similar number of organ works, including the celebrated Toccata and Fugue in D Minor.
While Bach's fame as an organist was great during his lifetime, he was not particularly well-known as a composer. His adherence to Baroque forms and contrapuntal style was considered "old-fashioned" by his contemporaries, especially late in his career when the musical fashion tended towards Rococo and later Classical styles.
A revival of interest and performances of his music began early in the 19th century, and he is now widely considered to be one of the greatest composers in the Western tradition.
Ludwig van Beethoven
32 Variations On A Theme Listen
Fur Elise Listen
Op51 Harpsichord Listen
Piano Romance No50 Listen
Piano Sonata No2 Assai Vivace Listen
Piano Sonata No27 Mov1 Listen
Piano Sonata No27 Mov3 Listen
Piano Sonata No28 In Bb Hammerklavier Op106 Mov2 Listen
Piano Sonatina In G Op79 Listen
Piano Sonatina No2 Op49 Listen
Rage Over A Lost Penny - Harpsichord Listen
Rondo In B Flat Listen
Seven Inversions Of God Save The King Listen
Sonata No5 C Minor Opus10 Movement1 Listen
Sonata No5 C Minor Opus10 Movement2 Listen
Sonata No5 C Minor Opus10 Movement3 Listen
Sonata No8 C Minor Pathetique Opus13 Movement1 Listen
Sonata No8 C Minor Pathetique Opus13 Movement2 Listen
Sonata No8 C Minor Pathetique Opus13 Movement3 Listen
Sonata No11 Bb Major Opus22 Movement1 Listen
Sonata No11 Bb Major Opus22 Movement2 Listen
Sonata No11 Bb Major Opus22 Movement3 Listen
Sonata No11 Bb Major Opus22 Movement4 Listen
Sonata No14 C Sharp Minor Moonlight Opus27 Movement1 Listen
Sonata No14 C Sharp Minor Moonlight Opus27 Movement2 Listen
Sonata No14 C Sharp Minor Moonlight Opus27 Movement3 Listen
Sonata No14 Op27 Sonata Quasi Una Fantasia Listen
Sonata No21 C Major Waldstein Opus53 Movement1 Listen
Sonata No21 C Major Waldstein Opus53 Movement2 Listen
Sonata No21 C Major Waldstein Opus53 Movement3 Listen
Sonata No23 F Minor Appassionata Opus57 Movement1 Listen
Sonata No23 F Minor Appassionata Opus57 Movement2 Listen
Sonata No23 F Minor Appassionata Opus57 Movement3 Listen
Sonata No26 Eb Major Les Adieux Opus81 Movement1 Listen
Sonata No26 Eb Major Les Adieux Opus81 Movement2 Listen
Sonata No26 Eb Major Les Adieux Opus81 Movement3 Listen
Sonata No29 Bb Major Hammerklavier Opus106 Movement1 Listen
Sonata No29 Bb Major Hammerklavier Opus106 Movement2 Listen
Sonata No29 Bb Major Hammerklavier Opus106 Movement3 Listen
Sonata No29 Bb Major Hammerklavier Opus106 Movement4 Listen
Op33 No4 Listen
Ludwig van Beethoven (16 December 1770 26 March 1827) was a German composer and pianist.
He was a crucial figure in the transitional period between the Classical and Romantic eras in Western classical music, and remains one of the most acclaimed and influential composers of all time.
Beethoven was the grandson of a musician of Flemish origin who was also named Ludwig van Beethoven (17121773). As of 1733 the elder Ludwig had served as a bass singer in the court of the Elector of Cologne. He rose through the ranks of the musical establishment, eventually becoming Kapellmeister (music director). The elder Ludwig had one son, Johann van Beethoven (17401792), who worked as a tenor in the same musical establishment, also giving lessons on piano and violin to supplement his income.
Beethoven had few students.
From 1801 to 1805, he tutored Ferdinand Ries, who would go on to become a composer and later published Beethoven remembered, a book about their encounters.
Carl Czerny studied with Beethoven from 1801 to 1803. He went on to become a renowned music teacher himself, taking on Franz Liszt as one of his students. He also gave the Vienna premiere of Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 5 "Emperor" in 1812.
Fantasia Opus116 Intermezzo No2 Listen
Fantasia Opus116 Intermezzo No5 Listen
Fantasia Opus116 Intermezzo No6 Listen
Hungarian Dance No3 Listen
Hungarian Dance No5 Listen
Intermezzi Opus117 No1 Listen
Intermezzi Opus117 No2 Listen
Opus119 Rhapsodie Listen
Rhapsody In G Major Listen
Sonata In C Major Opus1 Movement1 Listen
Sonata In C Major Opus1 Movement2 Listen
Sonata In C Major Opus1 Movement3 Listen
Sonata In C Major Opus1 Movement4 Listen
Waltz No1 Listen
Waltz No2 Listen
Waltz No3 Listen
Waltz No4 Listen
Waltz No5 Listen
Johannes Brahms (May 7, 1833 April 3, 1897), composer and pianist, was one of the leading musicians of the Romantic period.
Born in Hamburg, Brahms spent much of his professional life in Vienna, Austria, where he was a leader of the musical scene.
In his lifetime, Brahms's popularity and influence were considerable; following a comment by the nineteenth century conductor Hans von Bülow, he is sometimes grouped with Johann Sebastian Bach and Ludwig van Beethoven as one of the Three Bs.
Brahms composed for piano, for chamber ensembles, for symphony orchestra, and for voice and chorus.
An accomplished pianist, he gave the first performance of many of his own works; he also worked with the leading performers of his time, including the virtuoso pianist Clara Schumann and the violinist Joseph Joachim. Many of his works have become staples of modern concert repertoire.
Brahms, an uncompromising perfectionist, destroyed many works and left some unpublished.
Brahms was at once a traditionalist and an innovator. His music is firmly rooted in the structures and compositional techniques of the Baroque and classical masters.
He was a master of counterpoint, the complex and highly disciplined method of composition for which Bach is famous. Yet within these structures, Brahms created bold new approaches to harmony and timbre which challenged existing notions of tonal music. His contribution and craftsmanship has been admired by subsequent figures as diverse as Arnold Schoenberg and Edward Elgar.
Brahms's works were a starting point and an inspiration for a generation of composers, including Schoenberg, who eventually abandoned tonality.