Serenade No. 1

Johannes Brahms

Serenade No. 1 in D major

Op. 11

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Brahms composed this work in 1858, during his three-year tenure in the principality of Detmold as choir conductor and court pianist. With court services requiring only three months a year of his time, at a modest but regular salary (including piano lessons for the princess), Brahms had plenty of time to concertize, stu... read more