Sunday, June 28, 2009

Violin Concerto in D major, Opus 77 by Johannes Brahms

James P. Aldworth acrylic on paper 1992
29 1/2 x 33 framed
Brahms only wrote one violin concerto, but it was called one of the 4 great German violin concerti by Brahms' contemporary, violinist Joseph Joachim. Of course, he may have been a bit biased, as he was not only a friend of Brahms', but the very man Brahms dedicated the piece to.

To read a bit more about Brahms' Violin Concerto, click here.
For more on Johannes Brahms himself, click here.
And for a bit of multimedia, if you'd like you may watch (and listen to) a performance of Brahm's Violin Concerto in D major below:

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