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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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. Ritter vom Steckenpferd Robert Schumann. Langsam getragen Fassung letzter Hand Robert Schumann. Allegro un poco maestoso.

You are commenting using your WordPress. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Complete Piano Works [Wallet Box]. Fantasie in C-Dur, Op Retrieved from ” https: Indeed, each section would feel like the beginning of a longer excursion were it not already so elaborate.

Part 1 Robert Schumann. The music faded into the distance.

Part 5 Robert Schumann. Allegrissimo – Lento Robert Schumann. The final two movements pulse with theatricality. Jazz Latin New Age. Please enable JavaScript in your browser to use the site fully. Part 4 Robert Schumann. Durchaus phantastisch und leidenschaftlich vorzutragen Robert Schumann. In a brief liner note, Schiff delights in his possession of a first-version manuscript of the third and final movement. 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.


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. Introspection Late Night Partying.

Robert Schumann: Geistervariationen – Schiff (ECM New Series 2122/23)

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. In a way the entire album is indeed a set of “ghost variations,” with various spirits beginning with Beethoven involved.

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. Verrufene Stelle Robert Schumann. AllMusic relies heavily on JavaScript. A major and distinctive statement on Schumann from one of the most technically gifted pianists on the scene. Introspection Late Night Partying. The first sonata, his Opus 11, follows. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

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Geistervariationen – Wikipedia

It is as if Schumann was unwilling to sully the “angelic gift. Views Read Edit View history.

Sexy Trippy All Moods. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: This collection of 12 innovative geiwtervariationen linked in brazen montage is as colorful as it is compact. The first and third variations put the theme into different triplet accompaniments, while the second uses the theme in canon. Part 12 Robert Schumann. Please enable JavaScript in your browser to use the site fully.


Variations on an original theme, for piano in E flat major (“Geister-Variationen”), WoO 24

The always manic-depressive composer was elated and immediately started writing a series of variations on it. Schumann claimed that these Geistervariationen Ghost Variations came to him in a dream. Through both jagged stitching and smoother threadings of the needle, a brocade of schukann and atmosphere emerges that works lyrically, but with a certain sense of muscle that is distinctly Schumann.

Nevertheless, what we have here geistegvariationen 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 shcumann be heard. Jazz Latin New Age. Vogel als Prophet Robert Schumann. Part 6 Robert Schumann.

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