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Robert Schumann, his life and work

Ronald Taylor

Robert Schumann, his life and work

by Ronald Taylor

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Published by Granada in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Schumann, Robert, -- 1810-1856,
  • Composers -- Germany -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRonald Taylor
    The Physical Object
    Pagination354 p. :
    Number of Pages354
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16274841M
    ISBN 100246113618

    Robert Schumann (–) was one of the foremost German Romantic classical music composers, although not everybody knew it at the time. His life story, punctuated as it was by periods of great emotional trauma, would have been number one on the self-help bestseller list. Here’s all you need to know about this certifiable eccentric. Start studying ch. 27 intro. to music. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Robert Schumann ended his career and life: in an asylum, the result of mental illness. Robert Schumann was married to the gifted pianist and composer Clara Wieck.

    Extract (b Zwickau, Saxony, June 8, ; d Endenich, nr Bonn, J ).German composer and music critic. While best remembered for his piano music and songs, and some of his symphonic and chamber works, Schumann made significant contributions to all the musical genres of his day and cultivated a number of new ones as well.   In his most recent, first published in German in , he turns his attention to Robert Schumann. The author draws out some important biographical themes, not least the extent to which, from an early age, Schumann's twin literary and musical careers informed one another.

    Clara Schumann ([ˈklaːʀa ˈʃuːman]; née Clara Josephine Wieck; 13 September – 20 May ) was a German pianist, composer and piano ed as one of the most distinguished pianists of the Romantic era, she exerted her influence over a year concert career, changing the format and repertoire of the piano recital from displays of virtuosity to programs of serious : Clara Josephine Wieck, 13 September , .   The great composer Robert Schumann receives a sharp, knowing, and complicatedly sympathetic treatment in his latest biography, Schumann: The Faces and the Masks by Judith Chernaik, who fills her book with Schumann’s music but keeps her focus always on the man. Schumann hasn’t lacked for biographers since his death in Chernaik does everything she can to change this; not 3/4(5).


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Robert Schumann, German Romantic composer renowned particularly for his piano music, songs (lieder), and orchestral music. Many of his best-known piano pieces were written for his wife, the pianist Clara Schumann.

Learn more about his life and works in this article. The image of Schumann the man and the artist that emerges in Geck’s book is complex. Geck shows Schumann to be not only a major composer and music critic—he cofounded and wrote articles for the controversial Neue Zeitschrift für Musik­­—but also a political activist, the father of eight children, and an addict of mind-altering drugs.

Through hard work and determination bordering on Cited by: 3. "We have always lacked good biographies of Schumann, and this one will become a standard reference work. The late John Daverio’s fine biography is more deeply attuned to the music, but Worthen’s is by far the most comprehensive account I have read of the facts of Schumann’s by: 7.

His life and work book Schumann, His Life And Work book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5. Get this from a library. Robert Schumann: his life and work. [Ronald Taylor] -- "Ronald Taylor has written the first full-length account of the life, times and work of Robert Schumann for many years.

Based on a fresh reading of the original German sources, this wide-ranging. The His life and work book And Music Of Robert Schumann Schumann's entire being was music, informed by dream and fantasy. He was music's quintessential Romantic, always ardent, always striving for.

Robert Schumann was born on 8 June in Zwickau, Saxony. He was the fifth and the last child of his parents. August Schumann, Robert’s father, was a bookseller, publisher and a novelist and therefore Robert’s childhood was spent in the cultivation of both literature and music.

In work-by-work discussions Taylor relentlessly offers his (far from unique) view of Schumann's achievements and limitations: masterful in ""the intimate lyrical world of his romantic piano music and his songs"" (peaking with the ""Liederjahr' of ), but astray in his later attempts at larger works in the classical forms--where he.

I actually read the paperback edition of this work, copies of which came to me via interlibrary loan from both the Ashland (OH) University and the University of Wisconsin--Superior, WI libraries.

It is a chronological account of Schumann's very fruitful life and work and of his sad, early death from syphilis/5. Robert Schumann () began taking piano lessons in his hometown of Zwickau, Saxony, at the age of seven and, after a few years, started composing.

His father, a bookseller and publisher, saw to it that Robert also studied German literature. His. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Robert Schumann: His Life and Work. Book Binding:Paperback / softback. Author:Taylor, Ronald. All of our paper waste is recycled within the UK and turned into corrugated cardboard. Need help?. World of Books USA was founded in   Schumann’s problems at first are humdrum Romantic complaints: His mother wants him to study law; he has to decide whether to follow his musical Author: Jeremy Denk.

It provides an engaging account of Schumann’s biography and also introduces key issues surrounding the interpretation of his works.

In particular, Daverio promotes Schumann as a “literary composer.” The book also emphasises the achievements of Schumann’s later career. Geck, Martin. Robert Schumann: Mensch und Musiker der Romantik.

"We have always lacked good biographies of Schumann, and this one will become a standard reference work. The late John Daverio’s fine biography is more deeply attuned to the music, but Worthen’s is by far the most comprehensive account I have read of.

Robert Schumann: Life and Death of a Musician by John Worthen pp, Yale, £ The life story of Robert Schumann () is a gift, not only to biographers, but to Hollywood film studios.

While Robert Schumann was a virtually unknown and deeply insecure composer, Clara commanded an international reputation; her advocacy helped his. Book Overview Robert Schumann () is one of the most important and representative composers of the Romantic era. Born in Zwickau, Germany, Schumann began piano instruction at age seven and immediately developed a passion for music.

This list of compositions by Robert Schumann is classified into piano, vocal, choral, orchestral and chamber works.

All works are also listed separately, by opus nn wrote almost exclusively for the piano untilwhen he burst into song composition around the time of.

Robert Schumann (–56) is one of the most important and representative composers of the Romantic era. Born in Zwickau, Germany, Schumann began piano instruction at age seven and immediately developed a passion for music. When a permanent injury to his hand prevented him from pursuing a career as a touring concert pianist, he turned his energies and talents to composing, writing hundreds.

If everybody were to play first violin, we could not have an orchestra. Therefore respect each musician in his own place. There is no end to learning. Originally published in, Advice to Young Musicians: Musical Rules for Home and in Life offered composer Robert Schumann’s (–56) combination of practical advice and poetic words of wisdom for young people beginning their musical.Herbert Schumann: His Life and Work.K.

Paul, Trench, Trubner. pp. Marcel nn & the Romantic lan. ation.Robert Schumann: His Life and Work Hardcover – Nov.

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