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Brahms and His World
Edited by Walter Frisch & Kevin C. Karnes

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Preface and Acknowledgments ix
Preface and Acknowledgments from the First Edition xi
Permissions and Credits xiii

PART I: ESSAYS
Time and Memory: Concert Life, Science, and Music in Brahms's Vienna by LEON BOTSTEIN 3
Johannes Brahms, Solitary Altruist by PETER F. OSTWALD 27
Brahms the Godfather by STYRA AVINS 41
Clara Schumann and Johannes Brahms by NANCY B. REICH 57
The Pianos of Johannes Brahms by GEORGE S. BOZARTH AND STEPHEN H. BRADY 73
Brahms, the Third Symphony, and the New German School by DAVID BRODBECK 95
The "Brahms Fog": On Analyzing Brahmsian Influences at the Fin de Siècle by WALTER FRISCH 117
Between Work and Play: Brahms as Performer of His Own Music by ROGER MOSELEY 137
Brahms, Max Klinger, and the Promise of the Gesamtkunstwerk: Revisiting the Brahms-Phantasie (1894) by KEVIN C. KARNES 167
PART II: RECEPTION AND ANALYSIS
Five Early Works by Brahms (1862) by ADOLF SCHUBRING 195
TRANSLATED, INTRODUCED, AND ANNOTATED BY WALTER FRISCH
Piano Sonata in C Major, op. 1
Piano Sonata in F-sharp Minor, op. 2
Piano Sonata in F Minor, op. 5
Piano Trio in B Major, op. 8 [1854 version]
Piano Concerto No. 1 in D Minor, op. 15
Discovering Brahms (1862-72) by EDUARD HANSLICK 217

TRANSLATED, INTRODUCED, AND ANNOTATED BY KEVIN C. KARNES
Johannes Brahms (1862-63)
Serenade No. 1 in D Major, op. 11 (1862)
German Requiem, op. 45 (1867)
Sextet No. 2 in G Major, op. 36 (1867)
Triumphlied, op. 55, and Schicksalslied, op. 54 (1872)
The Brahms Symphonies (1887) 233
HERMANN KRETZSCHMAR

TRANSLATED BY SUSAN GILLESPIE, INTRODUCED BY KEVIN C. KARNES
Symphony No. 1 in C Minor, op. 68
Symphony No. 2 in D Major, op. 73
Symphony No. 3 in F Major, op. 90
Symphony No. 4 in E Minor, op. 98
Brahms's A Cappella Choral Pieces, op. 104 (1892) 253
HEINRICH SCHENKER

TRANSLATED, INTRODUCED, AND ANNOTATED BY KEVIN C. KARNES
Nachtwache I
Nachtwache II
Letztes Glück
Verlorene Jugend
Im Herbst
Brahms's Four Serious Songs, op. 121 (1914) 267
MAX KALBECK

TRANSLATED BY WILLIAM MILLER
INTRODUCED AND ANNOTATED BY KEVIN C. KARNES
"A Modern of the Moderns": Brahms's First Symphony 287
in New York and Boston
SELECTED AND ANNOTATED BY GEORGE S. BOZARTH

PART III: MEMOIRS
Johannes Brahms: The Last Days 307
Memories and Letters
EDUARD HANSLICK

TRANSLATED BY SUSAN GILLESPIE, ANDREW HOMAN, AND CAROLINE HOMAN
INTRODUCED BY KEVIN C. KARNES
ANNOTATED BY LEON BOTSTEIN AND KEVIN C. KARNES
My Early Acquaintance with Brahms 339
RICHARD HEUBERGER

TRANSLATED, INTRODUCED, AND ANNOTATED BY STYRA AVINS
Remembering Johannes Brahms: 349
Brahms and His Krefeld Friends
HEINZ VON BECKERATH

TRANSLATED BY JOSEF EISINGER
INTRODUCED AND ANNOTATED BY STYRA AVINS
Johannes Brahms as Man, Teacher, and Artist 381
GUSTAV JENNER

TRANSLATED BY SUSAN GILLESPIE AND ELISABETH KAESTNER
INTRODUCED BY KEVIN C. KARNES
ANNOTATED BY LEON BOTSTEIN AND KEVIN C. KARNES
Brahms and the Newer Generation: Personal Reminiscences by 425
Alexander von Zemlinsky and Karl Weigl

TRANSLATED AND INTRODUCED BY WALTER FRISCH
PART IV
"Dedicated to Johannes Brahms" 433
PREPARED BY WALTER FRISCH

Index 443
Notes on the Contributors 459

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