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Novelette, op.21 (Book IV) no.8

Robert Schumann (composer), Imogen Cooper (performer)
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Title
Novelette, op.21 (Book IV) no.8
Composer
Robert Schumann 1810-1856
Performer
Imogen Cooper 1949- (piano)
Publisher
Chandos, 2015
1 cd
Recording date
2014
Playing time
01:15:34
EAN
0095115187425
CDR
CAX14253
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20 - Toetsinstrument (NBLC) K4 - Solo-instrumenten (Flemish music schema)

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About Robert Schumann

Robert Schumann (German: [ˈʃuːman]; 8 June 1810 – 29 July 1856) was a German composer, pianist, and influential music critic. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest composers of the Romantic era. Schumann left the study of law, intending to pursue a career as a virtuoso pianist. His teacher, Friedrich Wieck, a German pianist, had assured him that he could become the finest pianist in Europe, but a hand injury ended this dream. Schumann then focused his musical energies on composing.

In 1840, Schumann married Clara Wieck, after a long and acrimonious legal battle with her father, who opposed the marriage. A lifelong partnership in music began, as Clara herself was an established pianist and music prodigy. Clara and Robert also maintained a close relationship with German composer Johannes Brahms.

Until 1840, Schumann wrote exclusivel…Read more on Wikipedia

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