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Bittersweet Symphonies: The Music and Lives of Clara Schumann, Robert Schumann & Johannes Brahms CD Release

We here at Flatland Music Library would like to thank everyone who took part in our 2013 Program Series! The concert and speaker series was a great success. Just in time for the holidays Flatland Music Library and the Flatland … Continue reading

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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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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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Links & Listens: Song of Love (1947)

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.

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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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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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Concert Promotion: Piano Trio Ménage à trois

Join us this week (Tuesday, November 5th) for a delightful evening of some of the finest chamber music of the romantic era. Students and faculty of the Flatland School of Music will be performing three great works by our featured … Continue reading

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