Graham Johnson on Brahms' Songs

Wigmore Hall’s sixth podcast, featuring Sandy Burnett in conversation with Graham Johnson about the ongoing series of songs by Johannes Brahms during the Spring season.

It places Brahms as a Lieder composer in an interesting light – seen from the perspectives of his friends, rivals and contemporaries.

Includes musical illustrations from Lorraine Hunt Lieberson, Robert Holl and Dame Felicity Lott.

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Podcast: Graham Johnson on Brahms' Songs

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Music Clips

  1. Dame Felicity Lott & Graham Johnson – Brahms: Mädchenlied from WHLive0004
  2. Robert Holl & Roger Vignoles – Brahms: Feldensamkeit Op. 86 No. 2 from WHLive0015
  3. Lorraine Hunt Lieberson & Roger Vignoles - Brahms: Unbewegte laue Luft Op. 57 No. 8 from WHLive0013
  4. Robert Holl & Roger Vignoles – Brahms: Denn es gehet dem Menschen from the Vier ernste Gesänge Op. 121 from WHLive0015
  5. Lorraine Hunt Lieberson & Roger Vignoles – Brahms: In meiner Nächte Sehnen from the 8 Lieder und Gesänge, Op. 57 from WHLive0024