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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Brahms, Johannes 1833-1897. German composer. His works blend classical tradition with a romantic impulse and include concertos, four symphonies, chamber music, and choral compositions.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a famous German composer, b. 1833, d. 1897.
  • n. the music composed by Brahms.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. German composer who developed the romantic style of both lyrical and classical music (1833-1897)
  • n. the music of Brahms

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Examples

  • "BRAHMS THE PROGRESSIVE" is the title of an insightful essay that Schoenberg first presented as a radio talk in 1933 in honor of the Brahms centenary.

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  • Opening his third season of concerts at the Dicapo, pianist Ted Rosenthal presents a program of classically driven jazz (as heard on his new album, "Impromptu") in which he suggests that the key to playing Schubert and Brahms is simply to treat them as if they were Richard Rodgers or Cole Porter.

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  • She's clearly a well-educated, intelligent woman, versed in Brahms and the Bolsheviks, who has just been rewarded for her loyalty with the most plum assignment in the second Bush cabinet.

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  • When I typed in Brahms, Pandora instantly started me out with Clarinet Quintet in B minor, Op. 115, and later the Piano Quartet No. 2 In A Major, Op.

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  • Johannes Brahms 'lied Wiegenlied (cradle song), called Brahms' Lullaby in English.

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  • The most famous berceuse of all is Johannes Brahms 'lied Wiegenlied (cradle song), called Brahms'

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  • What's on your playlist at this very moment? phenomenal band called Brahms, but besides that we've been listening to Tanlines, One For The Team, Fang Island and trying to decide if we dig the new MGMT or not.

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  • They played it as if it were Brahms, which is all wrong.

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  • The concert, entitled Brahms and Sibelius, will feature classical pieces by the two renowned composers for an evening of entertainment and beautiful music.

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  • Loh called the Brahms piece "German symphonic music at its greatest; echoes of Beethoven through the ears of Brahms," and you have a chance to hear it tonight at 8 when the orchestra repeats the concert at the Scranton Cultural Center.

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