Author Archives: Luka

History Lesson: Women & Music

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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Links & Listens: Schumann in Zwickau

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

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Library Spotlight: Reference & Instructional Services

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

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Concert Promotion: Love Songs

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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History Lesson: German Lied

German lied (Ger: “song”, plural lieder) is – at its most basic – German poetry set to music, typically of the romantic era, spanning the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries. Lied can be considered the German language equivalent to English … Continue reading

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Library Spotlight: Journals and Databases

So you’ve begun your research project with some preliminary research (hopefully starting with the great Oxford Music Online database), but now you need some more recent literature from the latest journal issues on your topic. Luckily, the Flatland Music Library has you covered! The … Continue reading

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Links & Listens: The Schumann-Portal

The Schumann Portal The Schumann Portal is a German website created for the 150th anniversary of Schumann’s death in 2006 and his 200th birthday in 2010. Funded by various government agencies, the website and the organization behind it (The Schumann … Continue reading

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