Robert Schumann
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1810-06-08
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Robert Schumann (8 June 1810 – 29 July 1856) was a German composer and influential music critic. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest composers of the Romantic era. Schumann left the study of law, intending to pursue a career as ...

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Biography

Robert Schumann (8 June 1810 – 29 July 1856) was a German composer and influential music critic. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest composers of the Romantic era. Schumann left the study of law, intending to pursue a career as a virtuoso pianist. He had been assured by his teacher Friedrich Wieck that he could become the finest pianist in Europe, but a hand injury ended this dream. Schumann then focused his musical energies on composing.

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Robert Schumann
Symphony No.4 in D minor (Op.120)
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Symphony No.4 in D minor (Op.120) Symphony No.4 in D minor (Op.120) Symphony No.4 in D minor (Op.120) Symphony No.4 in D minor (Op.120)
Robert Schumann
Gesange der Fruhe - Songs of Dawn - Op.133
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Gesange der Fruhe - Songs of Dawn - Op.133 Gesange der Fruhe - Songs of Dawn - Op.133 Gesange der Fruhe - Songs of Dawn - Op.133 Gesange der Fruhe - Songs of Dawn - Op.133
Robert Schumann
Jager auf der Lauer (Waldszenen Op.82 No.2)
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Jager auf der Lauer (Waldszenen Op.82 No.2) Jager auf der Lauer (Waldszenen Op.82 No.2) Jager auf der Lauer (Waldszenen Op.82 No.2) Jager auf der Lauer (Waldszenen Op.82 No.2)
Robert Schumann
Albumblatter Op 124; Schlummerlied
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Albumblatter Op 124; Schlummerlied Albumblatter Op 124; Schlummerlied Albumblatter Op 124; Schlummerlied Albumblatter Op 124; Schlummerlied
Robert Schumann
Liederkreis Op. 24
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Liederkreis Op. 24 Liederkreis Op. 24 Liederkreis Op. 24 Liederkreis Op. 24
Robert Schumann
Vogel als Prophet, from 'Waldszenen, Op.82'
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Vogel als Prophet, from 'Waldszenen, Op.82' Vogel als Prophet, from 'Waldszenen, Op.82' Vogel als Prophet, from 'Waldszenen, Op.82' Vogel als Prophet, from 'Waldszenen, Op.82'
Robert Schumann & Vladimir Davidovich Ashkenazy
'Abegg' Variations Op.1
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'Abegg' Variations Op.1 'Abegg' Variations Op.1 'Abegg' Variations Op.1 'Abegg' Variations Op.1
Robert Schumann
Symphony no. 3 (Op.97) in E flat major "Rhenish", 5th mvt; Allegro
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Symphony no. 3 (Op.97) in E flat major "Rhenish", 5th mvt; Allegro Symphony no. 3 (Op.97) in E flat major "Rhenish", 5th mvt; Allegro Symphony no. 3 (Op.97) in E flat major "Rhenish", 5th mvt; Allegro Symphony no. 3 (Op.97) in E flat major "Rhenish", 5th mvt; Allegro
Robert Schumann
Concertstuck in F major Op.86 for 4 horns and orchestra
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Concertstuck in F major Op.86 for 4 horns and orchestra Concertstuck in F major Op.86 for 4 horns and orchestra Concertstuck in F major Op.86 for 4 horns and orchestra Concertstuck in F major Op.86 for 4 horns and orchestra
Robert Schumann
Studies for the Pedal Piano Op.56 - no.1 Nicht zu schnell
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Studies for the Pedal Piano Op.56 - no.1 Nicht zu schnell Studies for the Pedal Piano Op.56 - no.1 Nicht zu schnell Studies for the Pedal Piano Op.56 - no.1 Nicht zu schnell Studies for the Pedal Piano Op.56 - no.1 Nicht zu schnell
Robert Schumann
Kinderszenen for piano (Op.15)
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Kinderszenen for piano (Op.15) Kinderszenen for piano (Op.15) Kinderszenen for piano (Op.15) Kinderszenen for piano (Op.15)
Robert Schumann
4 Nachtstucke for piano (Op.23)
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4 Nachtstucke for piano (Op.23) 4 Nachtstucke for piano (Op.23) 4 Nachtstucke for piano (Op.23) 4 Nachtstucke for piano (Op.23)
Robert Schumann
Abschied from Waldszenen, Op. 82
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Abschied from Waldszenen, Op. 82 Abschied from Waldszenen, Op. 82 Abschied from Waldszenen, Op. 82 Abschied from Waldszenen, Op. 82
Robert Schumann
Fantasiestucke (Op.73)
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Fantasiestucke (Op.73) Fantasiestucke (Op.73) Fantasiestucke (Op.73) Fantasiestucke (Op.73)
Robert Schumann
Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in D minor (Op.posthumous) [1853]
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Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in D minor (Op.posthumous) [1853] Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in D minor (Op.posthumous) [1853] Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in D minor (Op.posthumous) [1853] Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in D minor (Op.posthumous) [1853]
Ingrid Fliter
Quintet for piano and strings (Op.44) in E flat major
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Quintet for piano and strings (Op.44) in E flat major Quintet for piano and strings (Op.44) in E flat major Quintet for piano and strings (Op.44) in E flat major Quintet for piano and strings (Op.44) in E flat major
Joseph Middleton, Robert Schumann & Carolyn Sampson
Jasminenstrauch (5 Songs Op.27 No.4)
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Jasminenstrauch (5 Songs Op.27 No.4) Jasminenstrauch (5 Songs Op.27 No.4) Jasminenstrauch (5 Songs Op.27 No.4) Jasminenstrauch (5 Songs Op.27 No.4)
Joseph Middleton, Robert Schumann & Carolyn Sampson
Jasminenstrauch (Op.27 No. 4)
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Jasminenstrauch (Op.27 No. 4) Jasminenstrauch (Op.27 No. 4) Jasminenstrauch (Op.27 No. 4) Jasminenstrauch (Op.27 No. 4)
David Kadouch
Einsame Blumen, from 'Waldszenen' Op.82
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Einsame Blumen, from 'Waldszenen' Op.82 Einsame Blumen, from 'Waldszenen' Op.82 Einsame Blumen, from 'Waldszenen' Op.82 Einsame Blumen, from 'Waldszenen' Op.82
Beatrice Rana & Robert Schumann
Symphonische Etuden Op.13 for piano
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Symphonische Etuden Op.13 for piano Symphonische Etuden Op.13 for piano Symphonische Etuden Op.13 for piano Symphonische Etuden Op.13 for piano
Robert Schumann
String Quartet No.1 in A minor, Op.41 No.1
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String Quartet No.1 in A minor, Op.41 No.1 String Quartet No.1 in A minor, Op.41 No.1 String Quartet No.1 in A minor, Op.41 No.1 String Quartet No.1 in A minor, Op.41 No.1
Carolyn Sampson
6 Songs Op.89: No.6 - Roselein, Roselein!
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6 Songs Op.89: No.6 - Roselein, Roselein! 6 Songs Op.89: No.6 - Roselein, Roselein! 6 Songs Op.89: No.6 - Roselein, Roselein! 6 Songs Op.89: No.6 - Roselein, Roselein!
Gretel Dowdeswell, Li-Wei Qin & Robert Schumann
Adagio and allegro in A flat (Op.70)
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Adagio and allegro in A flat (Op.70) Adagio and allegro in A flat (Op.70) Adagio and allegro in A flat (Op.70) Adagio and allegro in A flat (Op.70)
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Biography

Robert Schumann (8 June 1810 – 29 July 1856) was a German composer and influential music critic. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest composers of the Romantic era. Schumann left the study of law, intending to pursue a career as a virtuoso pianist. He had been assured by his teacher Friedrich Wieck that he could become the finest pianist in Europe, but a hand injury ended this dream. Schumann then focused his musical energies on composing.

Schumann's published compositions were written exclusively for the piano until 1840; he later composed works for piano and orchestra; many Lieder (songs for voice and piano); four symphonies; an opera; and other orchestral, choral, and chamber works. Works such as Kinderszenen, Album für die Jugend, Blumenstück, the Sonatas and Albumblätter are among his most famous. His writings about music appeared mostly in the Neue Zeitschrift für Musik (New Journal for Music), a Leipzig-based publication which he jointly founded.

In 1840, Schumann married Friedrich Wieck's daughter Clara, against the wishes of her father, following a long and acrimonious legal battle, which found in favor of Clara and Robert. Clara also composed music and had a considerable concert career as a pianist, the earnings from which formed a substantial part of her father's fortune.

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