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Title: Masterworks Edition
Otros títulos: Works for Choir and Orchestra
Chorwerke mir Orchester
Œuvres Pour chœur et orchestre
Intérprete/ Colaborador: Robert Schumann; Bryn Terfel; Karita Mattila; Jan-Hendrik Rootering; Barbara Bonney; Berliner Philharmoniker; Claudio Abbado
Código CDU: Schu.11
Forma Musical: Work for choir and Orchestra
Abstract: One of the great composers of the nineteenth century, Schumann was the quintessential artist whose life and work embody the idea of Romanticism in music. Schumann was uncomfortable with larger musical forms, such as the symphony and the concerto (nevertheless, representative works in these genres contain moments of great beauty), expressing the full range of his lyrical genius in songs and short pieces for piano. Schumann's extraordinary ability to translate profound, delicate—and sometimes fleeting—states of the soul is exemplified by works such as the song cycle Dichterliebe (A Poet's Love), after Heinrich Heine, and his brilliant collections of short piano pieces, including Phantasiestücke (Fantastic Pieces), Kinderszenen (Scenes form Childhood), and Waldszenen (Forest Scenes). In his songs, as critics have remarked, Schumann attained the elusive union of music and poetry which Romantic poets and musicians defined as the ultimate goal of art. Schumann's father was a bookseller who ...


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