Do You Like Brahms?

Do You Like Brahms? (Korean브람스를 좋아하세요?; RRBeuramseureul Joahaseyo?) is a South Korean television series starring Kim Min-jae, Park Eun-bin, Kim Sung-cheol, Park Ji-hyun, Lee Yoo-jin and Bae Da-bin.[3][4] It is a romance drama about the students of classical music at a prestigious institution.[5] It aired on SBS from August 31 to October 20, 2020, every Monday and Tuesday at 22:00 (KST) time slot.[6]

Do You Like Brahms?
Do You Like Brahms?.jpg
Promotional poster
Hangul브람스를 좋아하세요?
Genre
Written byRyu Bo-ri
Directed byJo Young-min
Starring
Country of originSouth Korea
Original languageKorean
No. of episodes16
Production
ProducerHan Jeong hwan
Running time60 minutes
Production companyStudio S (SBS)
DistributorSBS
Release
Original networkSBS TV
Picture format4K (Ultra HD)[1][2]
Audio formatDolby Digital
Original releaseAugust 31 (2020-08-31) –
October 20, 2020 (2020-10-20)

SynopsisEdit

A drama about the dreams and love of classical music students who find their own happiness while learning music.

CastEdit

MainEdit

SupportingEdit

Kyunghoo Cultural FoundationEdit

  • Ye Soo-jung[9] as Na Moon-sook
  • Kim Jong-tae as Lee Sung-geun
  • Seo Jeong-yeon as Cha Young-in
  • Choi Dae-hoon as Park Sung-jae
  • Ahn Sang-eun as Jung Da-woon
  • Lee Ji-won as Kim Hae-na
  • Yang Jo-ah as Im Yoo-jin

Seoryeong UniversityEdit

People around Chae Song-ahEdit

  • Kim Hak-sun as Song-ah's father
  • Kim Sun-hwa as Song-ah's mother
  • Lee Noh-ah as Chae Song-hee, Song-ah's elder sister

OthersEdit

  • Kim Jung-young as Park Joon-young's mother
  • Ko So-hyun as Yang Ji-won, violinist
  • Kim Gook-hee as Ji-won's mother
  • Yoon Chan-young as Seung Ji-min, pianist
  • Kim Mi-kyung as maestro

ProductionEdit

Director Jo Young-min and screenwriter Ryu Bo-ri previously collaborated on the 2019 SBS drama, Everything and Nothing [ko].[10]

The first script reading took place in April 2020 at the SBS Tanhyeon Production Center.[11] The drama wrapped its filming on October 15, 2020.

The main cast (Kim Min-jae, Park Eun-bin, Park Ji-hyun and Kim Sung-cheol) appeared on the 518th episode of the variety show Running Man to promote the series while Park Eun-bin appeared on 206th episode of My Little Old Boy as a special host to promote the series.

Original soundtrackEdit

Do You Like Brahms? OST
Soundtrack album by
Various artists
Released2020
GenreSoundtrack
Language
Label

Part 1

Released on September 1, 2020 (2020-09-01)
No.TitleLyricsMusicArtistLength
1."Close To Me"
  • Ji Hoon
  • Jay Kim
  • Cha Ji-hye
  • Hwang Chan-hee
Punch3:32
2."Close To Me" (Inst.) 
  • Cha Ji-hye
  • Hwang Chan-hee
 3:32
Total length:7:04

Part 2

Released on September 7, 2020 (2020-09-07)
No.TitleLyricsMusicArtistLength
1."Confession" (지금 만나러 갈게)
  • Ji Hoon
  • Jay Kim
  • KZ
  • Jung Su-min
  • Kim Hye-kwang
g.o.d4:16
2."Confession" (Inst.) 
  • KZ
  • Jung Su-min
  • Kim Hye-kwang
 4:16
Total length:8:32

Part 3

Released on September 8, 2020 (2020-09-08)
No.TitleLyricsMusicArtistLength
1."Your Moonlight" (너의 달빛)
  • Ji Hoon
  • Jay Kim
  • Choi In-hwan
  • Lee Seung-joo
Chen (EXO)3:44
2."Your Moonlight" (Inst.) 
  • Choi In-hwan
  • Lee Seung-joo
 3:44
Total length:7:28

Part 4

Released on September 14, 2020 (2020-09-14)
No.TitleLyricsMusicArtistLength
1."Love Me" (널 사랑했던 한 사람)
  • Lee Seung-joo
  • Choi In-hwan
Punch3:58
2."Love Me" (Inst.) 
  • Lee Seung-joo
  • Choi In-hwan
 3:58
Total length:7:56

Part 5

Released on September 15, 2020 (2020-09-15)
No.TitleLyricsMusicArtistLength
1."Kiss Me" (내일은 고백할게)
  • Ji Hoon
  • Bae Jin-young
  • Jay Kim
Taeyeon (Girls' Generation)3:58
2."Kiss Me" (Inst.) 
  • Ashley Aisha (153/Joombas)
  • Hyuk Shin
 3:58
Total length:7:56

Part 6

Released on September 21, 2020 (2020-09-21)
No.TitleLyricsMusicArtistLength
1."Dream" (그리워하면 그댈 만날까봐)
  • Ji Hoon
  • Jay Kim
  • Hwang Chan-hee
  • Lee Seung-joo
  • Choi In-hwan
Kim Na-young3:27
2."Dream" (Inst.) 
  • Hwang Chan-hee
  • Lee Seung-joo
  • Choi In-hwan
 3:27
Total length:6:54

Part 7

Released on September 22, 2020 (2020-09-22)
No.TitleLyricsMusicArtistLength
1."My Love"
  • Ji Hoon
  • Jay Kim
  • A10TION
  • Noheul
Jo Yu-ri (Iz*One)3:05
2."My Love" (Inst.) 
  • A10TION
  • Noheul
 3:05
Total length:6:10

Part 8

Released on September 27, 2020 (2020-09-27)
No.TitleLyricsMusicArtistLength
1."Midnight" (밤하늘의 저 별처럼)
3:47
2."Midnight" (Inst.) 
  • Rocoberry
  • Pinkpage
 3:47
Total length:7:34

Part 9

Released on September 28, 2020 (2020-09-28)
No.TitleLyricsMusicArtistLength
1."Beautiful" (아름다운 한 사람)
  • Ji Hoon
  • Jay Kim
RocoberryK.Will3:53
2."Beautiful" (Inst.) Rocoberry 3:53
Total length:7:46

Part 10

Released on September 29, 2020 (2020-09-29)
No.TitleLyricsMusicArtistLength
1."Love Song" (노래해요 그대 듣도록)Ji HoonAhn Young-minGummy3:10
2."Love Song" (Inst.) Ahn Young-min 3:10
Total length:6:20

Part 11

Released on October 6, 2020 (2020-10-06)
No.TitleLyricsMusicArtistLength
1."Happy"Ji Hoon
  • Gaemi
  • Midnight
Baekhyun (EXO)3:53
2."Happy" (Inst.) 
  • Gaemi
  • Midnight
 3:53
Total length:7:46

Chart performanceEdit

Title Year Peak
positions
Remarks Ref.
KOR
"Your Moonlight" (Chen) 2020 152 Part 3 [12]
"Love Me" (Punch) 119 Part 4 [13]
"Kiss Me" (Taeyeon) 59 Part 5
"Dream" (Kim Na-young) 110 Part 6 [14]
"Midnight" (Heize & Punch) 29 Part 8 [15]
"Beautiful" (K.Will) 110 Part 9
"Love Song" (Gummy) 154 Part 10
"Happy" (Baekhyun) 73 Part 11 [16]

ViewershipEdit

Do You Like Brahms? : South Korea viewers per episode (thousands)
SeasonEpisode numberAverage
12345678910111213141516
1937852107597610099601040106198295492492110069329851090982
Source: Audience measurement performed nationwide by Nielsen Korea.[17]
Average TV viewership ratings
Ep. Part Original broadcast date Title Average audience share
(Nielsen Korea)[18]
Nationwide Seoul
1 1 August 31, 2020 Träumerei: Dream
(트로이메라이 : 꿈)
4.2% (NR)[19] N/A
2 5.3% (19th) 6.2% (15th)
2 1 September 1, 2020 Poco a Poco: Slowly, Gradually
(포코 아 포코 : 서서히, 조금씩)
3.8% (NR) N/A
2 5.0% (19th) 5.7% (18th)
3 1 September 7, 2020 Innig: Heartfelt
(이니히 : 진심으로)
4.5% (NR) N/A
2 5.6% (18th) 6.5% (15th)
4 1 September 8, 2020 Non Troppo: Not Too Much
(논 트로포 : 지나치지 않게)
4.3% (NR) N/A
2 5.3% (18th) 6.4% (15th)
5 1 September 14, 2020 Accelerando: Accelerating
(아첼레란도 : 점점 빠르게)
4.5% (NR) N/A
2 5.8% (14th) 6.8% (9th)
6 1 September 15, 2020 Raffrenando: Controlling One's Pace
(라프레난도: 속도를 억제하면서)
4.5% (NR) N/A
2 5.6% (16th) 6.3% (11th)
7 1 September 21, 2020 Inquieto: Restless, Unstable
(인키에토: 불안하게, 안정감 없이)
4.4% (NR) N/A
2 5.8% (16th) 6.5% (11th)
8 1 September 22, 2020 Con Fermezza: Firmly, Clearly
(콘 페르메차: 확실하게, 분명하게)
4.4% (NR) N/A
2 6.3% (12th) 7.1% (6th)
9 1 September 28, 2020 Dolce: Sweetly
(돌체: 달콤하게)
3.6% (NR) N/A
2 5.5% (18th) 6.1% (14th)
10 1 September 29, 2020 Sotto Voce: In a Whisper
(소토 보체: 속삭이는 목소리로)
3.6% (NR) N/A
2 5.5% (15th) 5.9% (9th)
11 1 October 5, 2020 Fermata: Hold, Pause
(페르마타: 늘임표)
3.9% (NR) N/A
2 5.2% (18th) 5.9% (17th)
12 1 October 6, 2020 Da Capo: From The Beginning
(다 카포: 처음으로 되돌아가서)
4.1% (NR) N/A
2 5.4% (18th) 6.2% (14th)
13 1 October 12, 2020 Arpeggio: A Broken Chord
(아르페지오: 펼침화음)
4.6% (NR) N/A
2 6.0% (14th) 6.9% (9th)
14 1 October 13, 2020 A Tempo: Return To The Original Speed
(아 템포: 본래의 속도로 돌아가서)
4.3% (NR) N/A
2 5.7% (14th) 6.2% (12th)
15 1 October 19, 2020

General Pause, G.P.: Stop Abruptly and All Rest
(게네랄 파우제: 돌연히 멈추고 모든 성부가 쉴 것)

3.9% (NR) N/A
2 5.6% (17th) 6.3% (13th)
16 1 October 20, 2020 Crescendo: Gradually Louder
(크레센도: 점점 크게)
4.6% (NR) N/A
2 6.0% (11th) 6.9% (9th)
Average 4.2% 6.3%
  • The blue numbers represent the lowest ratings and the red numbers represent the highest ratings.
  • NR denotes that the series did not rank in the top 20 daily programs on that date.
  • N/A denotes that the rating is not known.

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Award Category Nominee Result Ref.
2020 SBS Drama Awards Top Excellence Award, Actress in a Miniseries Fantasy/Romance Drama Park Eun-bin Won [20]
Excellence Award, Actor in a Miniseries Fantasy/Romance Drama Kim Min-jae Won
Best New Actor Kim Sung-cheol Nominated
Best New Actress Park Ji-hyun Nominated
Best Couple Award Park Eun-bin and Kim Min-jae Won

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