When I first heard the story of how Robert Schumann’s Violin Concerto written soon afterwards, entitled Geistervariationen (Ghost Variations). Robert Schumann. Variations on an original theme, for piano in E flat major (” Geister-Variationen”), WoO Composition Information ↓; Description. Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for Robert Schumann: Geistervariationen – András Schiff on AllMusic – – András Schiff, .

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The album’s title comes from Schumann ‘s final work, interrupted by his attempt to throw himself into the Rhine River. Written in and dedicated to his future wife, Clara, it is an effusive and utterly heartfelt work, one from which Clara would draw themes for her own compositions. Part 5 Robert Schumann.

Am Camin Robert Schumann. But the larger works here, which show Schumann struggling with the legacy of Beethoven just as Brahms would a generation later, are superbly done, with the clarity of structure and detail for which this Hungarian pianist is known.

Wolf-Dieter Seiffert wrote in the preface to Thema mit Variationen Geistervariation that at this time of his life, Schumann believed that he was surrounded by spirits who played him music, both “wonderful” and “hideous”. Please enable JavaScript in your browser to use the site fully. Un poco Adagio – Allegro vivace Robert Schumann. Solo piano music by Robert Schumann. And yet, here it stands, calm and collected, in need of a wider circle of interpreters to make its visions known.


You are commenting using your WordPress. Allegro un poco maestoso Robert Schumann. Sexy Trippy All Moods. Wichtige Begebenheit Robert Schumann.

They offered him “most magnificent revelations”, but also threatened to send him to Hell.

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Robert Schumann: Geistervariationen – Schiff (ECM New Series 2122/23)

In this iteration, Schumann revives the final theme of the first movement—a strategy later scrapped for its pedantry. At this point Schumann plummeted to the opposite end of his manic-depressive disorder and, in despair, cast first his wedding ring and then himself into the freezing waters of the Rhine in a suicide attempt.

It adds a more declarative conclusion to the work, echoing Beethoven ‘s song cycle, An die ferne Geliebte, Op. Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip.

Another highlight is the early Piano Sonata in F sharp minor, Op. Leise, innig Robert Schumann. Klaviersonate in fis-Moll, Op.

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Drinking Hanging Out In Love. Through both jagged stitching and smoother threadings of the needle, a brocade of melody and atmosphere emerges that works lyrically, but with a certain sense of muscle that is distinctly Schumann.

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Release Date October 18, Jazz Latin New Age. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: He was rescued and taken back home, soon thereafter to voluntarily commit himself to an asylum.

You are commenting using your Facebook account. It is probably a symptom of his condition that he did not recognize this theme, which was in fact one of his own.

It is as if Schumann was unwilling to sully the “angelic gift. Fantasie in C, Op. He did not recognize that it was actually a theme which he had composed previously. Langsam getragen Fassung letzter Hand. The music faded into the distance. He brings enough insight to inspire but not to overwhelm, allowing the solace of each to occupy its respective niche with plenty of room to slumber. Streams Videos All Posts.