S-Space College of Music (음악대학) Dept. of Music (음악과) Vocal Music (성악전공) Theses (Master's Degree_성악전공)
Johannes Brahms의 가곡 "Vier ernste Gesänge" op.121 에 대한 분석 및 연구
- 음악대학 음악과
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- 서울대학교 대학원
- 학위논문 (석사)-- 서울대학교 대학원 : 음악대학 음악과 성악전공, 2016. 2. 전승현.
Analytic Study on 「Vier ernste Gesänge Op.121」
by Johannes Brahms
Departmens of Accompaniment
The Graduate School
Seoul National University
Johannes Brahms(1833-1897) is a great composer of the late-Romantic in Germany. His work is unique and lyrical. He was given the title of compositions by classical liberal romantics based on classical elements, unlike other contemporary composers.
「Vier Ernst Gesänge Op.121」is the best masterpieces of Brahms. This song was written about his own death and compassion for Clara Schumann. The lyrics were excerpted from the Bible. This song is about the vanity of this world, death, love, and love is a paradox that the best of them.
Brahms used simple death motives, Hemiola rhythm, and Syncopation in these art songs. Also, by using the Ostinato technique expressed a heavy topic. In addition, he used the word-painting technique that symbolize the meaning of words. He was able to complete his own original songs by using these technique.
Johannes Brahms, As a ' Romantic Classicist', composed「Vier Ernst Gesänge Op.121」contains Brahms's whole compositional technique. It was his life, death, and love.
By analyzing and studying this song, I hope it would be better to have the depth of play.
keywords : Brahms, romantic, death motive, word painting, romictic classicist