chapter  5
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Keyboard Music

Information concerning pianos from Brahms’s time is located at the end of Chapter 9, nos. 1180-82. Descriptions of Brahms’s own piano playing are located in the section on Brahms the performer in the Chapter 3; see especially nos. 304, 305, 308, 313, 314, and 316. Numerous other publications, including some recollections and letters of Brahms’s friends, also report on his playing; these can be located through the index entries “performer” and “pianist” under “Brahms, biography.”