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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It adds a more declarative conclusion to the work, echoing Beethoven ‘s song cycle, An die ferne Geliebte, Op. Curiose Geschichte Robert Schumann. This was Schumann’s last work before he was admitted to the mental hospital in Bonn- Endenich. Part 6 Robert Schumann. Schumann Edition [45 CDs].

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.

Recording Location Historischer Reitstadel, Neumarkt. Fantasie in C, Op. Sexy Trippy All Moods.

Ritter vom Steckenpferd Robert Schumann. Written in and dedicated to his future geistervariatjonen, Clara, it is an effusive and utterly heartfelt work, one from which Clara would draw themes for her own compositions. He was rescued and taken back home, soon thereafter to voluntarily commit himself to an asylum. Langsam getragen Fassung letzter Hand. He was already suffering from a severe and painful hearing disorder when he dreamed or imagined that an angel either Mendelssohn or Geistrrvariationen descended and dictated a “spirit theme” to him, which he wrote down.

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Part 11 Robert Schumann. The first and third variations put the theme into different triplet accompaniments, while the second uses the theme in canon. The final two movements pulse with theatricality. Part 12 Robert Schumann. AllMusic relies heavily on JavaScript.

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Fantasie in C-Dur, Op. Vogel als Prophet Robert Schumann. Verrufene Stelle Robert Schumann. Streams Videos All Posts. Allegrissimo – Lento Robert Schumann. In a way the entire album is indeed a set of “ghost variations,” with various spirits beginning with Beethoven involved.

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Kind im Einschlummern Robert Schumann. The theme is now altered, hidden, more and more submerged in other textures of the piano until it has disappeared. The hope Schumann thought had been offered by the angels is gone. AllMusic scuhmann heavily on JavaScript. Variations on the name “Abegg” in F, Op.

Part 7 Robert Schumann. The harmonies have a curiously static effect, and the reluctance of the melody to be altered creates an impression of a memorial. Schiff works vitally through the first two movements, his left hand working overtime in support geistervariqtionen the flowering right.

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At this point Schumann plummeted to the opposite end of his manic-depressive disorder and, in despair, cast first his wedding ring and then himself into the freezing waters of the Rhine in a suicide attempt. Un poco Adagio – Allegro vivace Robert Schumann. The variations were composed in the time leading up to his admission to an asylum for the insane and are infrequently played or recorded today. Am Camin Robert Schumann. The first sonata, his Opus 11, follows.


Wolf-Dieter Seiffert wrote in the preface to Thema mit Variationen Geistervariation that at this time of his life, Schumann believed that he was surrounded by spirits who played him music, both “wonderful” and “hideous”.

This collection of 12 innovative vignettes linked in brazen montage is as colorful as it is compact. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Introspection Late Night Partying. On the whole, this has the makings of a benchmark record, geistervariationeb some listeners will want to pair it with other classics in the field.

The Complete Piano Solo Music. Schiff seems to draw energy directly from nature and experiences of observation for a reading that is understated yet lyrical. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Part 8 Robert Schumann.

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. Der Dichter spricht Robert Schumann. Durchaus phantastisch und leidenschaftlich vorzutragen.