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Brahms Academic Festival Overture - Violin I

Edited by Ilya Kaler

Title: Academic Festival Overture
Composer: Johannes Brahms
Instrument: Violin
Edited By: Ilya Kaler
Instrumentation: Orchestral
Pages: 4

The violin part for the Academic Festival Overture, Op. 80, by Johannes Brahms, has been edited by Ilya Kaler, who has appeared as guest concertmaster with the San Francisco Symphony, Philadelphia Orchestra and Baltimore Symphony.  Kaler's bowings, fingerings and other editorial markings have been added throughout the score.  Brahms composed the Academic Festival Overture during the summer of 1880 as a musical "thank you" to the University of Breslau, which had awarded him an honorary doctorate the previous year.

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