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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Part 2 Robert Schumann. Part 7 Robert Geistervariafionen. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Schumann Edition [45 CDs]. Part 11 Robert Schumann. Allegrissimo – Lento Robert Schumann.

While he was still working schhmann the composition, on 27 February he suddenly threw himself half clothed into the freezing Rhine river, from which he was rescued and returned home. He was rescued and taken back home, soon thereafter to voluntarily commit himself to an asylum. The harmonies have a curiously static effect, and the reluctance of the melody to be altered creates an impression of a memorial.

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

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Introspection Late Night Partying. Among the first of their kind, they have inspired many imitations but none quite so charming and musically direct. They offered him “most magnificent revelations”, but also threatened to send him to Hell. The first sonata, his Opus 11, follows. Even in his propriety, Schiff teases out an epic flow from its underlying fortitude. Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. Retrieved from ” https: Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. Recording Location Historischer Reitstadel, Neumarkt.


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Theme in E-flat major (Schumann, Robert)

In a brief liner note, Schiff delights in his possession of a first-version manuscript of the third and final movement. In a way the entire album is indeed a set of “ghost variations,” with various spirits beginning with Beethoven involved. Part 6 Robert Schumann. The theme is now altered, hidden, more and more submerged geistervariatiionen other textures of the piano until it has disappeared.

The always manic-depressive composer was elated and immediately started egistervariationen a series of variations on it. You are commenting using your Facebook account. Indeed, each section would feel like the beginning of a longer excursion were it not already so elaborate.

Post was not sent – check your email addresses! Nevertheless, what we have here is another example of a profound relationship between artist and label, geistervwriationen with a composer whose piano music glistens anew, as if of its own desire to be heard. Retrieved 6 July Durchaus phantastisch und leidenschaftlich vorzutragen Robert Schumann.

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He was already suffering from a severe and painful hearing disorder when he dreamed or imagined that an angel either Mendelssohn or Schubert descended and dictated a “spirit theme” to him, which he wrote down.


The Complete Piano Works, Vol. Am Camin Robert Schumann. The Complete Works for Piano, Vol. Complete Piano Works [Wallet Box]. As any Schumann interpreter perhaps must, Schiff brings awareness of attendant shadows as well. Release Date October 18, sfhumann Email required Address never made public. Allegro un poco maestoso Robert Schumann.

This set of theme with geistervairationen variations is inextricably linked with deterioration of Schumann’s nervous condition that was to lead to his death two and a half years later.

The music faded into the distance. Fantasie in C-Dur, Op 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.

Robert Schumann: Geistervariationen

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. Please enable JavaScript in your browser to use the site fully. You are commenting using your Twitter account. Jazz Latin New Age. Romantic Evening Sex All Themes. Track Listing – Disc 2. Please enable JavaScript in your browser to use the site fully.

Part 12 Robert Schumann.