Composer:   Johannes Brahms
Arranger:   NA
Publisher:   National
Edition:   WHC-48
Voicing:   SATB
Setting:   Accompanied


Robert Sieving
Apollo High School, St. Cloud 1996
R&R Chair High School Choirs

The second of Brahms’ Quartette fur vier Solostimmen, the texture of this exciting work is often a double duet with the soprano and alto responding to the tenor and bass in a question/answer musical “flirtation.” The German text is not easy, but comes quickly. The English translation is accurate. A good pianist is a must, particularly for the animato ending