Completely happy Birthday Brahms and Tchaikovsky – Classical Music With Massive Mike


Might seventh is the start date for 2 of the giants within the Romantic Period of music, Johannes Brahms and Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky. Brahms was born within the 12 months of 1833 and 7 years later within the 12 months, 1840 was born Tchaikovsky. Each of those composers had been recognized for his or her large orchestral sound crammed with stunning melodies.

Johannes Brahms [1833 – 1897]

Johannes Brahms, born Might 7, 1833 in Hamburg, Germany was an amazing composer, pianist, and conductor within the Romantic Period of classical music.

From: Britannica Bio-Brahms: “German composer and pianist of the Romantic interval, who wrote symphonies, concerti, chamber music, piano works, choral compositions, and greater than 200 songs. Brahms was the nice grasp of symphonic and sonata fashion within the second half of the nineteenth century.”

Brahms developed an amazing friendship with the nice pianist and Romantic composer, Robert Schumann. Please try a earlier put up: Robert, Clara, and Johannes.

Johannes Brahms is one among my favourite composers together with his stunning extremely melodic compositions.

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky [1840 – 1893]

Tchaikovsky, born Might 7, 1840 in Votkinsk [now Udmurt Republic, Russia], was additionally an amazing pianist and composer within the Romantic Period of music.

From Britannica-Bio: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: “Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky, (born April 25 [May 7, New Style], 1840, Votkinsk, Russia—died October 25 [November 6], 1893, St. Petersburg), the most well-liked Russian composer of all time. His music has at all times had nice enchantment for most of the people in advantage of its tuneful, open-hearted melodies, spectacular harmonies, and vibrant, picturesque orchestration, all of which evoke a profound emotional response. His oeuvre consists of 7 symphonies, 11 operas, 3 ballets, 5 suites, 3 piano concertos, a violin concerto, 11 overtures (strictly talking, 3 overtures and eight single motion programmatic orchestral works), 4 cantatas, 20 choral works, 3 string quartets, a string sextet, and greater than 100 songs and piano items.”

Each Tchaikovsky’s piano and violin concerto’s are thought-about close to the highest of compositions in these genres.

Similar to Brahms Tchaikovsky’s luxurious melodies are prolific in all of his compositions and why, together with Brahms, is one among my favourite composers.

Please flip up the amount and revel in some stunning music from these two giants of the Romantic Period – celebrating their birthdays on this Sunday, Might 7.

J. Brahms: Symphony #2 in D Main:

J. Brahms: Variations on a Theme by Haydn:

J. Brahms: Violin Concerto in D Main:

P.I. Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto #1 in B Flat minor:

P.I. Tchaikovsky: Symphony #6 in B minor, “Pathetique”:

P.I. Tchaikovsky: 1812 Overture:

Completely happy Birthday Johannes Brahms and Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky!


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