Dennis Brain

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    Violin Concerto No. 2 in G Minor, Op. 63: III. Allegro ben marcatoDennis Brain
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    Quintet in E flat for Piano and Wind, K452 (1997 Remastered Version): I. Largo - Allegro moderatoDennis Brain
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    Horn Concerto No. 1 in E flat major Op. 11 (2008 Remastered Version): III. Allegro - Rondo (Allegro)Dennis Brain
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    Horn Concerto (1950) (2002 Remastered Version): III. Very slow - Moderately fast - Fast - Lively - Very slowDennis Brain
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    Trois pièces brèves: Allegro - Andante - Assez lent - Allegro scherzando (2008 Remastered Version)Dennis Brain

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        Few instrumentalists of the 20th century did more to establish a solo role for an instrument than Dennis Brain. By age 36, he had helped restore the four Mozart and two Strauss horn concertos to the repertory; inspired Hindemith, Britten, and others to write for his instrument; and generally set the standard for 20th century horn soloists. Born in 1921, Brain was raised in a London horn-playing family. Both his father, Aubrey Brain, and his uncle played professionally, as did ... Read more

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