Robert Schumann, German Romantic composer renowned particularly for his piano music, songs (lieder), and orchestral music. Many of his best-known piano pieces were written for his wife, the pianist Clara Schumann. Learn more about his life and works in this article.
Clara Josephine Schumann ([ˈklaːʁa ˈʃuːman]; née Wieck; 13 September 1819 – 20 May 1896) was a German pianist, composer, and piano teacher.Regarded as one of the most distinguished pianists of the Romantic era, she exerted her influence over a 61-year concert career, changing the format and repertoire of the piano recital from displays of virtuosity to programs of serious works.
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Carnaval, Op. 9, is a work by Robert Schumann for piano solo, written in 1834–1835 and subtitled Scènes mignonnes sur quatre notes (Little Scenes on Four Notes). It consists of 21 short pieces representing masked revelers at Carnival, a festival before Lent.
Jul 14, 2021 · Robert Schumann’s Kinderszenen, also known as Scenes from Childhood, is a bittersweet collection of thirteen music pieces covering themes such as bedtime stories, night-time terrors, games of chase, and sleep. In 1840, Schumann described them as more melodic and cheerful as compared to his earlier works.
The piece was written in 1846, a year in which she gave the premiere of Robert Schumann’s piano concerto and had her fourth child. It is one of only a few multi-movement works in her oeuvre, following the full four-movement pattern of the genre: o Allegro moderato – G minor o Scherzo and trio – B♭/E♭ o Andante – G major
If one reads through the works of famous musicologists such as Raza Kazim, it becomes clear that “Classical Music’ serves a purpose that is much greater than the music that we hear today. Classical Music is eternal; it serves to emanate the reflections of society and as Kazim would have it, of “humanity’s higher fundamental purposes”.