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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The music faded into the distance. Fantasie in C-Dur, Op. Thema mit Variationen Geistervariationen. Durchaus phantastisch und leidenschaftlich vorzutragen. Schiff seems to draw energy directly from nature and experiences of observation for a reading that is understated yet lyrical.

Robert Schumann: Geistervariationen – Schiff (ECM New Series 2122/23)

The final two movements pulse with theatricality. Brokering some urgency here and there, the main theme and its five variations bespeak schumqnn 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.

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A major and distinctive statement on Schumann from one of the most technically gifted pianists on the scene. Another highlight is the early Piano Sonata in F sharp minor, Op. As any Schumann interpreter perhaps must, Schiff brings awareness of attendant shadows as well.

Jazz Latin New Age. By using this site, schumznn agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Solo piano music by Robert Schumann. Indeed, each section would feel like the beginning of a longer excursion were it not already so elaborate. Un poco Adagio – Allegro vivace Robert Schumann. Notify me of new posts via email. Klaviersonate in fis-Moll, Op. Recording Location Historischer Reitstadel, Neumarkt. Vogel als Prophet Robert Schumann. Geistsrvariationen, what we have here is another example of a profound relationship between artist and label, triangulating with a composer whose piano music glistens anew, as if of its own desire to be heard.


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Sexy Trippy All Moods. Share on facebook twitter tumblr. Schumann claimed that these Geistervariationen Ghost Variations came to him in a dream.

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Even in his propriety, Schiff teases out an epic flow from its underlying fortitude. Drinking Hanging Out In Love.

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The album’s title comes from Schumann ‘s final work, interrupted by his attempt to throw himself into the Rhine River. Part 1 Robert Schumann. He did not recognize that it was actually a theme which he had composed previously.

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Through both jagged stitching and smoother threadings of the needle, a brocade of melody and atmosphere emerges that works lyrically, but with a certain sense of muscle that is distinctly Schumann. Schiff does well with these, capturing oddly blank but pregnant quality of Schumann ‘s later music, which seems to be undergoing a revaluation upward. Kind im Einschlummern Robert Schumann.


You are commenting using your WordPress. Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. Schiff suggests that this was meant as an oblique dedication to Claraand there is no reason to doubt him given the allusive quality of Schumann ‘s art. Part 3 Robert Schumann. Wolf-Dieter Seiffert wrote in the preface to Geistervariaionen mit Variationen Geistervariation that at this time of his life, Schumann believed that he was surrounded by spirits who played him music, both “wonderful” and “hideous”.

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

But the alternate finale, played at the work’s first appearance on the program, is worth hearing. Release Date October 18, Track Listing – Disc 2. Part 2 Robert Schumann. In this iteration, Schumann revives the final theme of the first movement—a strategy later scrapped for its pedantry.

The C-sharp Waltz and Waltz in D are notably filigreed in this manner, while the playful chromatism of the Polonaise in D leaves a schumqnn aftertaste. Part 4 Robert Schumann.