Robert Schumann

GENINT 731.402

Osher (50+). In this course, we listen to and discuss selected pieces of Schumann's compositions.

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Robert Schumann (1810-1856) was a German composer, pianist, and music critic in the nineteenth century. Schumann is considered one of the most important composers and music critics of the nineteenth century. This course explores Schumann’s compositions within the cultural and historical context of the nineteenth century in order to understand the music and the world in which it was conceived. We explore repertoire including Carnaval, Symphonic Etudes, Kinderszenen, Kreisleriana, the Piano Concerto, chamber music, and some of his symphonies.

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