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Ballades, Opus 10

By Johannes Brahms

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Piano - Early Advanced
Composed by Johannes Brahms (1833-1897). Edited by Maurice Hinson. Masterworks; Piano Collection. Alfred Masterwork Edition. Form: Ballade. Masterwork; Romantic. Book. 32 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.4820).

Item Number: AP.4820

Brahms was extremely fond of Johann Gottfried Herder's folk poetry collection Stimmen der Völker in Liedern (Voices of Nations in Songs) and based the Ballade, Op. 10, No. 1 on the 'Edward' ballade from this poetry collection. The remaining three Ballades of Op. 10 have no direct reference to the performer to develop a greater understanding of the individual pieces and their relationship to each other when performed as a set.

  • Ballade in B Major [Op. 10, No. 4]  Composed by Johannes Brahms
  • Ballade in B Minor "Intermezzo" [Op. 10, No. 3]  Composed by Johannes Brahms
  • Ballade in D Major [Op. 10, No. 2]  Composed by Johannes Brahms
  • Ballade in D Minor "Edward" [Op. 10, No. 1]  Composed by Johannes Brahms
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