Klassix-13: Brahms - Breaking the Mold (1989)

Genres - History, Music  |   Sub-Genres - Biography, World History  |   Run Time - 60 min.  |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Synopsis by Sally Barber

The Klassix-13 series explores the life and work of the world's most revered composers. Episodes blend costume dramatizations, music video, and compelling story lines to provide insightful profiles of each artist. The video Klassix-13: Brahms chronicles the colorful career of the German-born composer Johannes Brahms. One of the major composers of the 19th century, the artist's works combine the classical and romantic schools. This dramatic story recounts tavern brawls, the challenge Brahms faced writing his first symphony, and his hopeless love for Clara Schumann, wife of composer Robert Schumann. Viewers are provided with an intimate glimpse into the influences, inspirations, and passions of this remarkable musician. Other videos in this series cover the lives of Beethoven, Mozart, and Schubert.



classical-music, composer, re-enactment