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Author Tibbetts, John C

Title Schumann : a chorus of voices / interviews and conversations with John C. Tibbetts

Publ Info New York : Amadeus Press, 2010
 RWU Main Library  ML410.S4 T43 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xiv, 496 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm + 1 sound disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
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Note Accompanying audio compact disc (79 min.) contains a recorded analysis of Schumann's Carnaval, a complete performance by pianist Ronald Brautigam of Schumann's Novelletten, and a promotional spot for the radio series The world of Robert Schumann; in pocket
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Introduction. The company assembled -- "The extravagant gaze" : Romanticism -- "Establish the light!" : Early days and career conflicts -- "Intimate voices" : Florestan/Eusebius and the tonal analogue -- "We kindred spirits" : Schumann and his circle -- "Hail, wedded love" : Clara, courtship, and marriage -- "Multitudes of winged tomes" : the piano music -- "The poet's love" : the songs of Robert and Clara Schumann -- "A call to awaken" : the Schumann symphonies -- "A little Haus Musik" : the chamber music -- "Heaven sent" : the choral works -- "Now it grows dark" : last years and last works -- "Let us drink together of Lethe" : the Schumann problem -- "Der Dichter spricht" : aftermath and legacy -- Epilogue. A word with Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
LC subject Schumann, Robert, 1810-1856 -- Criticism and interpretation
Music -- 19th century -- History and criticism
Musicians -- Interviews
Add Author Schumann, Robert, 1810-1856. Novelletten. Op. 21
ISBN 9781574671858