The Secret Love Story Behind Brahms' Lullaby





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Published on Feb 11, 2016

Johannes Brahms' famous Lullaby was a love song composed for his first and unrequited love. Watch this one take classical music performance which reveals the secret.
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** The Brahms Symphony no. 2, 1st movement, second theme title is incorrect. It is the 3rd movement of Brahms' Symphony no. 3, op. 90.

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Host / Writer - Tom Allen
Producer - Jeff Reilly
Director / D.O.P. - David F. Mewa
Writers - Ben Aylsworth, Jacquie Lee
Editor - Dennis Chan
Art Director - Diana Abbatangelo
Props - Sarah Lang
Gaffer / Key Grip - Jason Bourke
Sound Recordist / Mix Engineer - Ron Skinner
Assistant Sound Engineer - Greg DeClute
Music arrangement - Robert Carli
Production Assistants - Augustine Petre, Dominic Tremblay, Paul Jassal

The Gryphon Trio:
James Parker - piano
Annalee Patipatanakoon - violin
Roman Borys - cello

Patricia O'Callaghan - solo soprano
Claire Morley - soprano
Rebecca Whelan - soprano
Andrea Ludwig - mezzo soprano

Jim Creeggan - bass

Thanks to Karen M. Bottge for her 2005 article Brahms' Wiegenlied and the Maternal Voice


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