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
Piano Quartet in E flat, Op. 44: iii. Andante Cantabile
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Piano Quartet in E flat, Op. 44: iii. Andante Cantabile

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Robert Schumann
Arabeske in C major Op.18 for piano
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Arabeske in C major Op.18 for piano
Robert Schumann
Genoveva, Op 81 (Overture)
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Genoveva, Op 81 (Overture)
Robert Schumann
Arabeske for piano in C major, Op 18
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Arabeske for piano in C major, Op 18
Robert Schumann
Dichterliebe Op 48
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Dichterliebe Op 48
Robert Schumann
The Bride of Messina, Op 100
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The Bride of Messina, Op 100
Robert Schumann
String Quartet in A Op.41 No.3
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String Quartet in A Op.41 No.3
Robert Schumann
Three Romances Op 94
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Three Romances Op 94

Three Romances Op 94

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Hyong-Sup Kim
Ja-Eun Ku
Robert Schumann
Piano Quintet in E flat major, Op 44
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Piano Quintet in E flat major, Op 44
Robert Schumann
Adagio and Allegro Op.70
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Adagio and Allegro Op.70
Robert Schumann
Violin Fantasy in C major, Op 131
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Violin Fantasy in C major, Op 131
Robert Schumann
Abegg variations Op.1 for piano
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Abegg variations Op.1 for piano
Robert Schumann
Kinderszenen for piano (Op.15)
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Kinderszenen for piano (Op.15)
Robert Schumann
Verrufene Stelle (from Waldszenen op. 82)
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Verrufene Stelle (from Waldszenen op. 82)
Robert Schumann
Träumerei (Kinderszenen Op 15: No 7)
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Träumerei (Kinderszenen Op 15: No 7)
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 Piano Concerto in A minor
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 Piano Concerto in A minor
Robert Schumann
5 Stucke im Volkston, Op 102 - No 5 Stark and markiert, in Am
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5 Stucke im Volkston, Op 102 - No 5 Stark and markiert, in Am
Robert Schumann
Frühlingsnacht, Op 39 No 12 (Liederkreis)
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Frühlingsnacht, Op 39 No 12 (Liederkreis)
Robert Schumann
Marche des Davidsbündler contre les philistins (Carnaval, Op 9)
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Marche des Davidsbündler contre les philistins (Carnaval, Op 9)
Robert Schumann
Konzertstuck for 4 horns and orchestra (2nd mvt: Romanze)
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Konzertstuck for 4 horns and orchestra (2nd mvt: Romanze)
Robert Schumann
Faschingsschwank aus Wien, Op 26
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Faschingsschwank aus Wien, Op 26
Robert Schumann
Overture, Genoveva, Op 81
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Overture, Genoveva, Op 81

Overture, Genoveva, Op 81

Orchestra
Orchestre Nationale de France
Robert Schumann
Traumerei
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Traumerei
Robert Schumann
Piano Concerto in A minor
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Piano Concerto in A minor
Robert Schumann
Symphony No 1 in B flat major, Op 38, 'Spring' (3rd mvt)
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Symphony No 1 in B flat major, Op 38, 'Spring' (3rd mvt)
Robert Schumann
Liebeslied (Widmung)
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Liebeslied (Widmung)
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Mit Myrten und Rosen (Liederkreis Op 24 No 9)
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Mit Myrten und Rosen (Liederkreis Op 24 No 9)
Robert Schumann
Humoreske, Op 88 No 2 (Phantasiestücke)
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Humoreske, Op 88 No 2 (Phantasiestücke)
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Piano Qintet in E flat major, Op.44 (1st mvt)
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Piano Qintet in E flat major, Op.44 (1st mvt)
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Piano Trio No 1 in D minor, Op 63
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Piano Trio No 1 in D minor, Op 63
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Eintritt; Einsame Blumen; Herberge (Waldszenen, Op 82)
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Eintritt; Einsame Blumen; Herberge (Waldszenen, Op 82)
Robert Schumann
Concertstuck in F major Op.86 (1st mvt)
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Concertstuck in F major Op.86 (1st mvt)
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Phantasiestucke Op.12 (Traumes Wirren)
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Phantasiestucke Op.12 (Traumes Wirren)
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Dichterliebe Op.48 - 12. Am leuchtenden Sommermorgen
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Dichterliebe Op.48 - 12. Am leuchtenden Sommermorgen
Robert Schumann
Violin Concerto in D minor - movements 2-3
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Violin Concerto in D minor - movements 2-3
Robert Schumann
Symphony No.4 in D minor (revised version, 1851)
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Symphony No.4 in D minor (revised version, 1851)
Robert Schumann
Kinderszenen, Op 15
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Kinderszenen, Op 15
Robert Schumann
Gesange der Fruhe - Songs of Dawn (Op.133)
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Gesange der Fruhe - Songs of Dawn (Op.133)
Robert Schumann
Symphony No 4 in D minor
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Symphony No 4 in D minor
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Symphony No.4 in D minor (Op.120), version original (1841)
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Symphony No.4 in D minor (Op.120), version original (1841)
Robert Schumann
Symphony No 1 in B flat major, Op 38, 'Spring'
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Symphony No 1 in B flat major, Op 38, 'Spring'
Robert Schumann
5 Stücke im Volkston, Op. 102: No. 1, Mit Humor
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5 Stücke im Volkston, Op. 102: No. 1, Mit Humor
Robert Schumann
Symphony No.3 in E flat, Op.97: i. Lebhaft
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Symphony No.3 in E flat, Op.97: i. Lebhaft
Robert Schumann
Piano Quartet in E flat, Op. 44: iii. Andante Cantabile
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Piano Quartet in E flat, Op. 44: iii. Andante Cantabile
Robert Schumann
Humoreske, Op.20
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Humoreske, Op.20
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Frauenliebe und Leben: 'An meinem Herzen'; 'Nun hast du mir...'
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Frauenliebe und Leben: 'An meinem Herzen'; 'Nun hast du mir...'
Robert Schumann
Introduction and Allegro appassionato, Op. 92
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Introduction and Allegro appassionato, Op. 92
Robert Schumann
Adagio and Allegro In A Flat Major Op.70
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Adagio and Allegro In A Flat Major Op.70
Robert Schumann
Kinderszenen Op.15 : 7. Traumerei
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Kinderszenen Op.15 : 7. Traumerei
Robert Schumann
"Vogel als Prophet" from "Waldszenen"
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"Vogel als Prophet" from "Waldszenen"
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