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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By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The first sonata, his Opus 11, follows.

Schiff ‘s Hungarian background is relevant, for it was he who brought to light in Budapest an alternate finale for the Fantasy in C major, Op. Un poco Adagio – Allegro vivace Robert Schumann. It adds a more declarative conclusion to the work, echoing Beethoven ‘s song cycle, An die ferne Geliebte, Op. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Part 8 Robert Schumann. In a way the entire album is indeed a set of “ghost variations,” with various spirits beginning with Beethoven involved.

Track Listing – Disc 2. Through both jagged stitching and smoother threadings of the needle, a brocade of melody geistervariarionen atmosphere emerges that works lyrically, but with a certain sense of muscle that is distinctly Schumann. The Complete Piano Solo Music. Retrieved 6 July Streams Videos All Posts.

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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. Thema mit Variationen Geistervariationen.

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As any Schumann interpreter perhaps must, Schiff brings awareness of attendant shadows as well. Among the first of their kind, they have inspired many imitations but none quite so charming and musically direct. He was rescued geistervariagionen taken back home, soon thereafter to voluntarily commit himself to an asylum.

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. Part 3 Robert Schumann. Part 5 Robert Schumann. Schumann Edition [45 CDs]. Schiff works vitally through the first two movements, his left hand working overtime in support of the flowering right. AllMusic relies heavily on JavaScript.

This was Schumann’s last work before he was admitted to the mental hospital in Bonn- Endenich. You are commenting using your Facebook account. The hope Schumann thought had been offered by the angels is gone.

Drinking Hanging Out In Love. Introspection Late Night Partying. Share on facebook twitter tumblr. Leise, schujann Robert Schumann. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Solo piano music by Robert Schumann. The final two movements pulse with theatricality. Fast zu ernst Robert Schumann. Indeed, each section would feel like the beginning of a longer excursion were it not already so elaborate.


Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. 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 geisterariationen before admission into an asylum.

Un poco Adagio – Allegro vivace. Please enable JavaScript in your browser to use the site fully. A major and distinctive statement on Schumann from one of the most technically gifted pianists geistervariatoonen the scene. Durchaus energisch Robert Schumann. Curiose Geschichte Robert Schumann.

Theme in E-flat major (Schumann, Robert)

The variations were composed in the time leading up to his admission to an asylum for the insane and are infrequently played geisetrvariationen recorded today.

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While he was still working on the composition, on 27 February he suddenly threw himself half clothed into the freezing Rhine river, from which he was rescued and returned home.

Schumann claimed that these Geistervariationen Ghost Variations came to him in a dream.

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