Asked in Classical Music, Composers, Johannes Brahms
How many operas did Johannes brahms write?
If, by 'opera,' you mean music and singing and all that, Brahms didn't write any operas. If you mean 'opera' as the plural form of 'opus,' as in a completed written work, he wrote 122 pieces with known opus numbers, and an additional 38 known works without opus numbers. ...
Why did Gaston Leroux write the phantom of the opera?
Gaston Leroux was an Opera reporter, he would write reviews of various opera shows and he was inspired from the beauty of the Garnier Opera House in Paris, France. ...
Asked in Composers
Did Edvard Grieg ever compose an opera?
There are pieces of a work called Olav Trygvason, but only three scenes were ever completed. Apart from that, Grieg never composed another opera. He did however write incidental music to a play by Henrik Ibsen known as Peer Gynt, but this is not technically an opera since there wasn't a voice part. ...
Asked in Composers, Johannes Brahms
Who were Johannes brahms friends?
It has been said that Brahms' friends included Robert and Clara Schumann, Hans von Bulow, Albert Dietrich, Felix Mendelssohn, Joseph Joachim, Franz Liszt (to a certain extent), and Eduard Remenyi. As to Richard Wagner, one might say that they had a 'professional relationship'; but, owing to 'the War of the Romantics' (it is recommended that you read about this), most would conclude that the two were sworn enemies. ~ A rather new friendship that developed near the end of Brahms' life was...
Asked in Opera, Sydney Opera House
How did opera buffa and opera seria compare and contrast?
opera buffa was funny but rude opera seria was serious but nice and i hate my life because i need to write an essay on tihs ...