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, .

Author: Muzil Goltizragore
Country: Belarus
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Automotive
Published (Last): 6 November 2018
Pages: 157
PDF File Size: 20.55 Mb
ePub File Size: 2.58 Mb
ISBN: 131-4-70220-867-2
Downloads: 3829
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Zulumi

Post was not sent – check your email addresses! In a way the entire album is indeed a set of “ghost variations,” with various spirits beginning with Beethoven involved. Thema mit Variationen Geistervariationen.

Part 8 Robert Schumann. Notify me of new comments via email. Geistrevariationen harmonies have a curiously static effect, and the reluctance of the melody to be altered creates an impression of a memorial.

Fantasie in C-Dur, Op The C-sharp Waltz and Waltz in D are notably filigreed in this manner, while the playful chromatism of the Polonaise in D leaves a tannin-rich aftertaste. Allegrissimo – Lento Robert Schumann. Part 12 Robert Schumann. Schiff ‘s Hungarian background is relevant, for it geistervariatioen he who brought to light in Budapest an alternate finale for the Fantasy in C major, Op.


Email required Address never made public. Drinking Hanging Out In Love. The music faded into the distance.

Complete Solo Piano Works. Schumann claimed that these Geistervariationen Ghost Variations came to him in a dream.

Geistervariationen – Wikipedia

He did not recognize that it was actually a theme which he had composed previously. Introspection Late Night Partying.

On the whole, this has the makings of a benchmark record, although some listeners will want to pair it with other classics in the field. Schumanh theme is now altered, hidden, more and more submerged in other textures of the piano until it has disappeared. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Kind im Einschlummern Robert Schumann.

Part 10 Robert Schumann. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Robert Schumann: Geistervariationen

In this iteration, Schumann revives the final theme of the first movement—a strategy later scrapped for its pedantry. Fantasie in C-Dur, Op. The hope Schumann thought had been offered by the angels is gone. But the alternate finale, played at the work’s first appearance on the program, is worth hearing. And yet, here it stands, calm and collected, in need of a wider circle of interpreters to make its visions known.


The final two movements pulse with theatricality.

Theme in E-flat major (Schumann, Robert)

Streams Videos All Posts. Am Camin Robert Schumann. Schiff works vitally through the first two movements, his geistervariationnen hand working overtime in support of the flowering right.

Part 3 Robert Schumann. Among the first of their kind, they have inspired many imitations but none quite so charming and musically direct. Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip.

Part 1 Robert Schumann. The first sonata, his Opus 11, follows.