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Johannes Brahms : Hungarian Dance no.5  
 

Johannes Brahms : Hungarian Dance no.5

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About 'Hungarian Dance no.5'



Artist: Brahms, Johannes (biography)
Born:1833 , Hamburg
Died:1897 , Vienna
The Artist:German composer and pianist. Wrote four symphonies, each a masterpiece and many piano and chamber works.
Composition Date:1869
Composition Info:This piece comes from a set of 21 lively dance tunes based mostly on Hungarian themes. All of his dances were composed for the piano. Brahms wrote orchestral arrangements for No. 1, No. 3 and No. 10. Other composers have orchestrated the other dances.
Number 5 was based on the csárdás by Kéler Béla titled "Bártfai emlék" which Brahms mistakenly thought was a traditional folksong.




 




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