Brahms, Johannes Wie Melodien zieht es mir



FE1079        Johannes Brahms Wie Melodien zieht es mir

                        arranged for clarinet quintet by Bill Thorp


Like melodies, thoughts steal softly through my mind,
Blooming as spring flowers, they drift away like fragrance    

So begins this, the first of  the Fünf Lieder(op. 105) composed by Brahms in 1886. Less pianistic than most of his songs, Wie Melodienhas transcribed beautifully for clarinet quintet, with its flowing melody and subtle modulations making for an evocative encore…


Bill Thorp June 2023


Score & parts £6