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JOHANNES BRAHMS Born Hamburg, Germany, 7 May 1833; died Vienna, 3 April 1897. *Nänie, Op. 82 *Composed 1880-81 and premiered 6 December 1881 with the composer leading the Zurich Tonhalle Orchestra. The work calls for 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 2 horns, 3 trombones, timpani, 2 harps, strings and chorus. Duration about 15 minutes.

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