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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Romantic Evening Sex All Themes. Recording Location Historischer Reitstadel, Neumarkt. Fast zu ernst Robert Schumann. The first geistervariiationen, his Opus 11, follows.

Klaviersonate in fis-Moll, Op. These Spirit Variations are unusual in that for the first three variations no changes at all are made to the theme itself.

Robert Schumann: Geistervariationen

Allegro un poco maestoso Robert Schumann. 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.

This collection of 12 innovative vignettes linked in brazen montage is as colorful as it is compact. Complete Solo Piano Works. It is as if Schumann was unwilling to sully the “angelic gift.


Bittendes Kind Robert Schumann. And geitservariationen, here it stands, calm gejstervariationen collected, in need of a wider circle of interpreters to make its visions known.

But the larger works here, which show Schumann struggling with the legacy of Beethoven just as Brahms would a generation later, are superbly done, with the clarity of structure and detail for which this Hungarian pianist is known. Brokering some urgency here and there, the main theme and its five variations bespeak a tender privacy that is self-assured and wise, despite being written in the wake of a failed suicide attempt and soon before admission into an asylum.

Durchaus phantastisch und leidenschaftlich vorzutragen Robert Schumann. Andreas Staier plays Schumann on Period Piano.

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But the alternate finale, played at the work’s first appearance on the program, is worth hearing. Part 2 Robert Schumann. The album’s title comes from Schumann ‘s final work, interrupted by his attempt to throw himself into the Rhine River. The modest Aria that follows is, at just over three minutes, a lovely foil to its minute predecessor, and all the more enchanting for it. Allegro un poco maestoso.


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On the whole, this has the scumann of a benchmark record, although some listeners will want to pair it with other classics in the field. Track Listing – Disc 2.

Un poco Adagio – Allegro vivace. Part 11 Robert Schumann.

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

Notify me of new comments via email. Schiff seems to draw energy directly from nature and experiences of observation for a reading that is understated yet lyrical.

They offered him “most magnificent revelations”, but also threatened to send him to Hell. Please enable JavaScript in your browser to use the site feistervariationen.

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