Robert Schumann

Born 8 June 1810. Died 29 July 1856
Robert Schumann
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1810-06-08
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Robert Schumann

Robert Schumann Biography (Wikipedia)

Robert Schumann (8 June 1810 – 29 July 1856) was a German composer, pianist, 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. His teacher, Friedrich Wieck, a German pianist, had assured him that he could become the finest pianist in Europe, but a hand injury ended this dream. Schumann then focused his musical energies on composing.

In 1840, after a long and acrimonious legal battle with Wieck, who opposed the marriage, Schumann married Wieck's daughter Clara. Before their marriage, Clara—also a composer—had substantially supported her father through her considerable career as a pianist. Together, Clara and Robert encouraged, and maintained a close relationship with German composer Johannes Brahms.

Until 1840, Schumann wrote exclusively for the piano. Later, he composed piano and orchestral works, many Lieder (songs for voice and piano). He composed four symphonies, one opera, and other orchestral, choral, and chamber works. His best-known works include Carnaval, Symphonic Studies, Kinderszenen, Kreisleriana, and the Fantasie in C. His writings about music appeared mostly in the Neue Zeitschrift für Musik (New Journal for Music), a Leipzig-based publication that he co-founded.

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Robert Schumann
Liederkreis (Op.24)
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Liederkreis (Op.24)

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Symphony No.1 'Spring': I. Andante un poco maestoso
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Symphony No.1 'Spring': I. Andante un poco maestoso
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Toccata in C major, Op 7
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Toccata in C major, Op 7
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3 Fantasy Pieces, Op 73
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3 Fantasy Pieces, Op 73
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Blumenstuck, Op.19
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Blumenstuck, Op.19
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Symphony No.2 in C major, Op.61
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Symphony No.2 in C major, Op.61
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Zur hohen Jagt (Jagdlieder, Op 137)
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Zur hohen Jagt (Jagdlieder, Op 137)

Zur hohen Jagt (Jagdlieder, Op 137)

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Studio Vocale Karlsruhe & Renner Ensemble
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Robert Schumann
Adagio and Allegro in A flat, Op 70
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Adagio and Allegro in A flat, Op 70
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String Quartet Op.41 No.2 in F major
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String Quartet Op.41 No.2 in F major
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Abegg variations Op.1
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Abegg variations Op.1
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Adagio and allegro in A flat major, Op 70
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Adagio and allegro in A flat major, Op 70
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Cello Concerto in A minor, Op 129
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Cello Concerto in A minor, Op 129
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5 Gedichte der Konigen Maria Stuart (5 Poems of Queen Mary Stuart) (Op.135)
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5 Gedichte der Konigen Maria Stuart (5 Poems of Queen Mary Stuart) (Op.135)
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4 Sketches for pedal organ, Op 58 No 4
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4 Sketches for pedal organ, Op 58 No 4
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Dichterliebe Op.48: Nos.3-6
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Dichterliebe Op.48: Nos.3-6
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String Quartet in A minor, Op.41`1 (1st mvt)
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String Quartet in A minor, Op.41`1 (1st mvt)
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Symphony no.4 in D minor, 2nd mvt - Romanza
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Symphony no.4 in D minor, 2nd mvt - Romanza
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Kinderszenen for piano (Op.15)
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Kinderszenen for piano (Op.15)
Robert Schumann
Im wunderschönen Monat Mai, Op 48 No 1 (Dichterliebe)
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Im wunderschönen Monat Mai, Op 48 No 1 (Dichterliebe)
Robert Schumann
Marchenerzahlungen Op.132
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Marchenerzahlungen Op.132
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Phantasiestucke Op.73 for clarinet & piano
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Phantasiestucke Op.73 for clarinet & piano
Robert Schumann
Davidsbündlertänze (excerpt)
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Davidsbündlertänze (excerpt)
Robert Schumann
Die Rose, Die Lilie, Die Taube, Die Sonne
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Die Rose, Die Lilie, Die Taube, Die Sonne
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Aus Meinen Tränen Spriessen
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Aus Meinen Tränen Spriessen
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Im Wunderschönen Monat Mai
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Im Wunderschönen Monat Mai
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Liederkreis Op. 24
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Liederkreis Op. 24
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Songs from Myrten (Op.25)
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Songs from Myrten (Op.25)
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Symphony No.3 in E flat major 'Rhenish' (Op.97) (1850)
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Symphony No.3 in E flat major 'Rhenish' (Op.97) (1850)
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Symphony No. 1 in B flat - Op. 38 'Spring' iv) Allegro animato e grazioso
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Symphony No. 1 in B flat - Op. 38 'Spring' iv) Allegro animato e grazioso
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Allegro in B minor, Op 8
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Allegro in B minor, Op 8
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Die Blume der Ergebung, Op 83 No 2
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Die Blume der Ergebung, Op 83 No 2
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Berg' und Burgen schaun herunter, Op.24 no.7
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Berg' und Burgen schaun herunter, Op.24 no.7
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Kernerlieder: Stille Tränen
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Kernerlieder: Stille Tränen
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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]
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Liederkreis, Op.39: Mondnacht
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Liederkreis, Op.39: Mondnacht
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Piano Quartet in E flat Op.47
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Piano Quartet in E flat Op.47
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Phantasiestucke Op.73
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Phantasiestucke Op.73
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Adagio and Allegro in A flat major, Op 70 (Allegro)
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Adagio and Allegro in A flat major, Op 70 (Allegro)
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Kinderszenen, Op 15
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Kinderszenen, Op 15
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Dichterliebe (Op.48) (song cycle)
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Dichterliebe (Op.48) (song cycle)
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Eintritt (Waldszenen, Op 82)
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Eintritt (Waldszenen, Op 82)
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Humoreske for piano in B flat major Op 20
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Humoreske for piano in B flat major Op 20
Robert Schumann
Symphony No 2 in C major, Op 61 (4th mvt)
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Symphony No 2 in C major, Op 61 (4th mvt)
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7 Klavierstucke in Fughettenform Op.126 for piano (nos.5-7)
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7 Klavierstucke in Fughettenform Op.126 for piano (nos.5-7)
Robert Schumann
Faschingsschwank aus Wien, Op 26
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Faschingsschwank aus Wien, Op 26
Robert Schumann
Märchenbilder, Op.113 (Lebhaft)
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Märchenbilder, Op.113 (Lebhaft)
Robert Schumann
Concerto in D minor for violin and orchestra
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Concerto in D minor for violin and orchestra
Robert Schumann
Konzertstück for 4 horns & orchestra
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Konzertstück for 4 horns & orchestra
Robert Schumann
Fantasiestucke, Op 73
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Fantasiestucke, Op 73

Fantasiestucke, Op 73

Performer
Aljaz Begus
Svjatoslav Presnjakov
Robert Schumann
Stille Traenen, from Kernenlieder, Op.35
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Stille Traenen, from Kernenlieder, Op.35
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