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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Un poco Adagio – Allegro vivace Robert Schumann. You are commenting using your Twitter account.

Retrieved 6 July Freundliche Landschaft Robert Schumann. This set of theme with five variations is inextricably linked with deterioration of Schumann’s nervous condition that was to lead to geistervariatinen death two and a half years later.

Part 6 Robert Schumann. But the alternate finale, played at the work’s first appearance on the program, is worth hearing. Recording Location Historischer Reitstadel, Neumarkt.

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Part 5 Robert Schumann.

In a brief liner note, Schiff delights in his possession of a first-version manuscript of the third and final movement. Drinking Hanging Out In Love.

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Part 11 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. Complete Solo Piano Works. The album’s title comes from Schumann ‘s final work, interrupted by his attempt to throw himself into the Rhine River. Der Dichter spricht Robert Schumann. Fast zu ernst Robert Schumann. In a way the entire album is indeed geistervarlationen set of “ghost variations,” with various spirits beginning with Beethoven involved.

Allegro un poco maestoso.

Robert Schumann: Geistervariationen

Retrieved from ” https: Langsam getragen Fassung letzter Hand Robert Schumann. Part 9 Robert Schumann. Kind im Einschlummern Robert Schumann. Andreas Staier plays Schumann on Period Piano. This was Schumann’s last work before he was admitted to the mental hospital in Bonn- Endenich.


Share on facebook twitter tumblr. Indeed, each section would feel like the beginning of a longer excursion were it not already so elaborate.

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Fantasie in C-Dur, Op He was rescued and taken back home, soon thereafter to voluntarily commit himself to an asylum. Schiff works vitally through the first two movements, his left hand working wchumann in support of the flowering right.

Even in his propriety, Schiff teases out an epic flow from its underlying fortitude. Part 4 Robert Schumann. The hope Schumann thought had been offered by the angels is gone.

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