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Read Bringing Brahms Alive with Little Fanfare

March 21, 2007 – Violinist Josef Suk and pianist Julius Katchen give sparkling but un-flashy performances.

Listen The Art of the German Art-Song

January 30, 2007 – Mezzo-soprano Janet Baker sings an album of Brahms, with a voice of deep purple velvet.

Read The 'Overlooked 11' of 2006

December 20, 2006 – Tom Moon looks at this year's under-appreciated gems: the Shadow Classics of the future.

Read John Richards' Top 10 CDs of 2006

December 5, 2006 – John Richards, morning DJ for KEXP in Seattle, shares his picks for the year's best CDs.

Listen Pianist's Passions Span Music, America and Wolves

October 13, 2006 – Helene Grimaud's new CD and autobiography explores her musical and personal loves.


Listen Concert Hall Curveballs: Bernstein and Gould

September 18, 2006 – Leonard Bernstein and Glenn Gould play Brahms' Piano Concerto No. 1 with the New York Philharmonic.

Listen Music That Heals: Wu Han and David Finckel

September 11, 2006 – Pianist Wu Han and cellist David Finckel play movements by Rachmaninoff and Brahms.

Listen Composers' Manuscripts Head for Juilliard

March 10, 2006 – The music school's collection of 139 documents includes works by Beethoven, Brahms and Handel.


Listen Baltimore's Alsop Handles Brahms, Weill, Bernstein

January 9, 2006 – A disc devoted to Leonard Bernstein is among four recent releases from conductor Marin Alsop.


Read Meredith Ochs' Top 10 CDs of 2005

December 17, 2005 – Meredith Ochs picks range from the rockin' White Stripes to "outlaw" country singer Merle Haggard.

Read Will Hermes' Top 10 CDs of 2005

December 17, 2005 – Will Hermes' picks include the "wonderfully strange" world of Animal Collective and Sigur Ros.

Read Tom Moon's Top 10 CDs of 2005

December 16, 2005 – Tom Moon's picks for the year's best CDs range from lo-fi indie folk to rediscovered jazz.

Listen Brahms Horn Trio at La Jolla SummerFest

August 26, 2005 – Hornist Jennifer Montone, violinist Kyoko Takezawa, pianist Cecile Licad perform Brahms Horn Trio.

Listen Conductor Marin Alsop Tackles Brahms

March 11, 2005 – The acclaimed conductor has launched a project to record the four symphonies of Brahms.

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