by pieces of moments
I randomly recalled this audio clip and found it where all things useful and superflous can be found – on YouTube.
We used to listen to this clip in one of my classes at New England Conservatory. Our curiosity would make us lean forward to catch every sound and then we would talk about the location of the music beyond the score, what it is, that ephemeral thing.
I love Brahms. This is what he sounded like:
and one of my favorite Brahms pieces ever, the clarinet quintet