This concerto is dedicated to his teacher, Eduard Marxsen. The piano retires, allowing the orchestra to lead the movement out of its development section, but just as it seems the piano is about to launch the traditional cadenza, it instead eases directly into...- the slow movement, called \"Romanze.\" This introduces a simple, graceful theme, moving upward in the manner of the main melodies of the outer movements. The new first movement was completed in June 1834, and the slow second movement "Romance" with its extended cello solo was finished the following year. The pieces are as follows. Originally, the Schumann-orchestrated movement stood alone under the titles Concert-Rondo and Concertsatz.- The first movement, Allegro maestoso (Clara orchestrated this and the slow movement herself), begins with a serious, almost march-like orchestral introduction interrupted by a brief piano flourish; another orchestral statement follows, then an impressive keyboard cascade that surely later inspired the opening measures of Grieg's Concerto in A minor (Clara's concerto, though the work of a teenager, was quite popular through the nineteenth century). He wrote to Clara Schumann: "I want to tell you that I have written a very small piano concerto with a very small and pretty scherzo." A typical performance lasts from 17 to 19 minutes. Clara's concerto is the work of an independent-minded young piano virtuoso who, although she was only 13 when she began writing it, was fully aware of the most progressive tendencies of German music in the 1830s.  It has been favourably compared to Chopin's piano concertos. 2 in C major, Op. The Piano Quintet in E-flat major, Op. This movement is almost as long as the first two combined. Romanze: Andante non troppo, con grazia12:00 - III. ), the two married in 1840. Concert sans public diffusé en direct sur France Musique. Regarded as one of the most distinguished pianists of the Romantic era, she exerted her influence over a 61-year concert career, changing the format and repertoire of the piano recital from displays of virtuosity to programs of serious works. 7:04 PREVIEW Piano Concerto in A Minor, Op. The woodwinds and the piano enter with counterpoint. By Clara Schumann. But it's more Chopin-esque than Schumann-esque. 7, was composed by Clara Wieck, better known as Clara Schumann after her later marriage to Robert Schumann. The Piano Trio No. The first movement segues into the second, called a "Romance" written for piano and cello, without orchestra. The Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. Christian Ludwig Schuncke was a German pianist and composer, and close friend of Robert Schumann. Listen to Schumann: Piano Concerto in A Minor, Kinderszenen & Others by Clara Haskil, The Hague Philharmonic & Willem van Otterloo on Apple Music. The composer gave the work's public debut in Hanover, the following year. El público europeo la consideraba en el nivel de Franz Liszt (1811-1886) o Sigismund Thalberg (1812-1871), famosos pianistas virtuosos de aquella época. A year after the composition of her piano trio, Robert composed his first piano trio, op.63. His early promise was eclipsed by his death from tuberculosis at the age of 23. Clara's concerto is the work of an independent-minded young piano virtuoso who, although she was only 13 when she began writing it, was fully aware of the most progressive tendencies of German music in the 1830s.  A reviewer of a 2004 recording noted that it is a "truly remarkable piece for a 14 year old. 7, was composed by Clara Wieck, better known as Clara Schumann after her later marriage to Robert Schumann. , She then expanded the work by adding two more movements, using the Konzertsatz as the finale. 54: 2. Robert Schumann was a German composer, pianist, and influential music critic. 54, three-movement concerto for piano by German composer Robert Schumann that premiered in Dresden on December 4, 1845. Allegro Affettuoso", "Piano Concerto in A Minor, Op. With this instrumentation Clara Schumann chose the usual orchestration typical of early Romantic music. Schumann premiered her only completed piano concerto in 1835, with the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra under the baton of Felix Mendelssohn. He was the brother of Paul Klengel. Clara Josephine Schumann was a German pianist, composer and piano teacher. 7 and the Piano Trio op. Clara Wieck Schumann has often been misleadingly referred to as the wife of composer Robert Schumann, and as one of the leading pianists of her day, rather than as a composer in her own right. - Clara Schumann, in her diary on 26 November 1839. 44, by Robert Schumann was composed in 1842 and received its first public performance the following year. 4 Pièces caractéristiques by Clara Schumann was composed between 1834 and 1836, and published in 1836. 7: 1.  In January 1833, at age 13, she began composing a Piano Concerto in A minor, completing in November a single-movement Konzertsatz that she orchestrated herself. 2, was written in 1827, when he was aged 17. Showing 1 - 10 of 13 results In 1861 it was released into the hands of his student Johannes Brahms. It was his first-performed orchestral work, and his first orchestral work performed to audience approval. She was born Clara Josephine Wieck on 13th September 1819 in Leipzig, the daughter of a music teacher. 7: I. Allegro maestoso. 7 is an amazingly assured opus for a 14-year-old composer. It was dedicated to Her Royal Highness Princess Anna of Hesse. 7: 1. Like most piano quartets, it is scored for piano, violin, viola and cello. (This anticipates the slow movement of Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto No. Frédéric Chopin's Variations on "Là ci darem la mano" for piano and orchestra, Op. The work is often recorded and played in concert. The composer Robert Schumann was a pupil of Clara’s father, and despite Friedrich’s opposition to the match (taken all the way to a court case! 7 This page lists all recordings of Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. The piano occasionally offers a few bars of intricate filigree, and eventually it is joined by a solo cello singing the unadorned melodic line while the piano offers a more active, inventive accompaniment. It is scored for piano, violin and cello. El Concierto para piano en la menor, op. While in Norderney, Clara suffered from miscarriage.  She was already making international tours at age eleven and composed piano pieces for her recitals. Piano Concerto in A Minor, Op. It also has something of the polonaise about it, again calling Chopin to mind. ‘Clara Schumann, such a pianistic prodigy, was the insipration for many of her husband's works … but the Piano Concerto is the greatest of all, full of intimacy and proud bravura, and Angela Hewitt comes very close … to pulling off a definitive account of what this music is all about. 2 in B♭ major, Op. . A member of the Gewandhaus Orchestra at fifteen, he toured extensively throughout Europe as cellist and soloist of the Gewandhaus Quartet. Brahms began work on the piece in 1878 and completed it in 1881 while in Pressbaum near Vienna. Le concerto pour piano que jouera lors de ce concert Vanessa Benelli Mosell est l’œuvre d’une jeune fille de seize ans : Clara Wieck ne s’appelle pas encore Clara Schumann mais compose là une œuvre d’une vigueur et d’une fraîcheur d’inspiration exaltantes. This vinyl by Ragna Schirmer pays homage to her two greatest cyclical works: the Piano Concerto op. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest composers of the Romantic era. Clara Schumann was a child piano prodigy of European reach; subsequently a mother of eight had the vitality and creativity to be both a distinguished pianist and a meritorious composer. 54, by the German Romantic composer Robert Schumann was completed in 1845 and is the composer's only piano concerto. He taught her piano and composition, and she had written a piano concerto by the age of fifteen. It took him three years to work on this concerto which indicates that he was always self-critical. 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