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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Vogel als Prophet Robert Schumann. 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. Streams Videos All Posts. Part 6 Robert Schumann. This collection of 12 innovative vignettes linked in brazen montage is as colorful as it is compact.

Klaviersonate in fis-Moll, Op. Jazz Latin New Age. Nevertheless, what we have here is another example of a profound relationship between artist and label, triangulating with a composer whose piano music glistens anew, as if of its own desire to be heard. Brokering some urgency here and there, the main theme and its five variations bespeak a tender privacy that is self-assured and wise, despite being written in the wake of a failed suicide attempt and soon before admission into an asylum.

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Fantasie in C-Dur, Op Part 10 Robert Schumann. Schumann claimed that these Geistervariationen Ghost Variations came to him in a dream. Please enable JavaScript in your browser to use the site fully.


Langsam getragen Fassung letzter Hand Robert Schumann. Andreas Staier plays Schumann on Period Piano. As any Schumann interpreter perhaps must, Schiff brings awareness of attendant shadows as well. Complete Solo Piano Works.

A major and distinctive statement on Schumann from one of the most technically gifted pianists on the scene. 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.

Verrufene Stelle Robert Schumann. Bittendes Kind Robert Schumann. The theme is now altered, hidden, more and more submerged in other textures of the piano until it has disappeared. Among the first of their kind, they have inspired many imitations but none quite so charming and musically direct.

Schiff seems to draw energy directly from nature and experiences of observation for a reading that is understated yet lyrical.

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Fantasie in C-Dur, Op. Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. The first and third variations put the theme into different triplet accompaniments, while the second uses the theme in canon. Schiff ‘s Hungarian background is relevant, for it was giestervariationen who brought to light in Budapest an alternate finale for the Fantasy in C major, Op.


Seiffert goes on to write that on 17 or 18 FebruarySchumann wrote down a theme he said was dictated to him by voices like those of angels. Even in his propriety, Schiff teases out an epic flow from its underlying fortitude.

Robert Schumann: Geistervariationen

The album’s title comes from Schumann ‘s final work, interrupted by his attempt to throw himself into the Rhine River. Sexy Trippy All Moods. Part 12 Robert Schumann. The next day, he completed the work and sent the manuscript to his wife, Clarawho had left him the night before, on the advice of a doctor.

Schumann Edition [45 CDs]. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Release Date October 18, Part 4 Robert Schumann. Complete Piano Works [Wallet Box].

Schiff does well with these, capturing oddly blank but pregnant quality of Schumann ‘s later music, which seems to be undergoing a revaluation upward.

The final two movements pulse with theatricality. Post was not sent – schumann your email addresses!