Category Archives: Links & Listens

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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Links & Listens: Music in Video Games

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.

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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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Links & Listens: Vivaldi – The Four Seasons – “Winter”

Ice and snow have hit the Interlake region today. Take care in getting to and from school today! Why not enjoy some weather-appropriate music?

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Links & Listens: Classic FM’s Guide to Brahms

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Links & Listens: Brahms’ Schumann Variations

Composed in 1854, the Variations on a Theme of Robert Schumann are a testament to the respect and friendship between these two great composers. The theme – taken from Schumann’s Bunte Blätter, Op. 9 – was also used as a subject … Continue reading

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Links & Listens: The Letters of Robert Schumann from the Open Library

The Open Library project is an open, editable library catalog, whose mission is to make available every book ever published. Over 1,000,000 free e-book titles are available, including The Letters of Robert Schumann, a selection of translations of Schumann’s personal … Continue reading

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