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Schumann: a self-portrait in his own words

Robert Schumann

Schumann: a self-portrait in his own words

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Published by Winds in Northridge, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Schumann, Robert, -- 1810-1856.,
  • Composers -- Germany -- Biography.,
  • Music -- 19th century -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementcompiled by David Whitwell.
    ContributionsWhitwell, David.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 125 p. ;
    Number of Pages125
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22141607M

    His 36 string quartets and 34 string quintets—the majority of his output—were highly prized by the likes of Schumann, Mendelssohn, and even Berlioz. According to one source, “his work was admired by both Beethoven and Schubert, the latter modeling his own 2 cello quintet (D) on those of Onslow and not, as is so often claimed, on those. Widmann returns time and again to Schumann’s music, even providing an impromptu play-through of the latter’s piano works for Tom Service in Service marvelled at Widmann’s embrace of “the sort of musical multitasking that you thought had gone out of fashion . His astonishingly wide and varied acquaintances included not only popes, cardinals, kings, queens, and emperors, but also Beethoven, Alexander von Humboldt, Victor Hugo, Hector Berlioz, George Sand, Chopin, Robert and Clara Schumann, Bedrich Smetana, and most notably, Richard Wagner.


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