Uploaded on Oct 31, 2011
III. Andante con moto
This movement starts with a fine broad melody, then it turns into bit of a military affair, ending with a simple contented coda.
it always seemed to me a welcome diversion, like a walk, from the somber to playfullness of the earlier movements. This time in Brahms' life, even more so than most in their late 20, was filled with angst. His close friend Robert Schumann just died, he had that strange relationship with the widow - causing much thought and wonder - not to mention his failed courting of Agathe von Siebold. All this along with the excitement of conducting a women's choir at the same time!
Brahms Piano Quartet No. 1 in g minor, Op. 25
(for violin, viola, cello and piano)
Johannes-Brahms Piano Quartet No.1 g-minor Op.25 Andante Isaac Stern Emanuel Ax Jaime Laredo Yo-Yo Ma Classical chamber music