Brahms complete piano trios

This is a recording of Johannes Brahms three trios, with number 2 being played first, then number 3, and finally number 1.

The performers are:image

  • David Perry (violin)
  • Paulina Zamora (piano)
  • Uri Vardi (cello)

Of all of Brahms’ chamber music my on-going favorite is the slow movement from his piano quartet in C-minor, Op. 60. Here Johannes Brahms assigns to the cello the role of singing a love song to his own beloved. History tells us that it likely was for pianist Clara Schumann.

Just listen to this soaring passionate proclamation. The pianist is 90 year old Menachem Pressler:


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