Clara Schumann is regarded as one of the most famous and successful female composers of the Romantic Era. Who, however, were her contemporaries? Her predecessors? Her successors. Lets take a quick look at the history of women in classical music! … Continue reading
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http://www.schumannzwickau.de/en/ The Robert Schumann House, located in Zwickau, Germany, is an archive and museum dedicated to the life of Robert Schumann. Schumann was born in Zwickau in 1810, and lived at the house for several years of his life. This … Continue reading
Having trouble finding that article on Brahms’ German Requiem? Frustrated in deciding which musical database contains the information you’re looking for? Not positive on the proper noting and citation format for web sites? Publishing a paper and worried about copyright and … Continue reading
PhD candidate Jo Smith will be defending her thesis “The Role of Music in Video Games” today. To celebrate her achievements and research, here is the London Philharmonic Orchestra performing some great video game music.
Join us for a concert of romantic German lieder, featuring the Flatland School of Music’s faculty and students. Robert Schumann’s‘ song cycle, Dichterliebe (“The Poet’s Love) will be the feature work of the evening, with selections of both Brahms and Clara Schumann‘s songs to … Continue reading
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In this classic film starring Katherine Hepburn, composer Robert Schumann struggles to compose his symphonies while his loving wife Clara offers her support. Also helping the Schumanns is their lifelong friend, composer Johannes Brahms.
Clara Schumann, nee Wieck (1819-1986), was a German musician and composer, and considered one of the most distinguished pianists of the Romantic era.