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Schumann, Three Romances for Violin and Piano; Mendelssohn-Hensel, Piano Trio in d

March 21st, 2011 by Karolyn Byers on Karolyn Byers's Blog · No Comments · Uncategorized

I really enjoyed listening to Clara Schumann’s Three Romances for Violin and Piano. Her style of writing greatly reminds me of Rachmaninoff, especially his variations on Paganini. The first one is beautiful, dance like, with many embellishments by the violin and much interaction between the violin and piano. The piano sometimes imitates something the violin [...]

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Ms. Mendelssohn-Hensel & Schumann

by Valerie Chiang on Valerie Chiang: An Oberlin Blog · No Comments · Romantic Music History

I remember the first time I heard one of Clara Schumann’s compositions (one of her scherzos, I believe). And, quite embarrassingly, I remember being very surprised at how good it was (not that I don’t have faith in female composers). It’s just that I’ve never really been educated on the accomplishments of females in the 19th [...]

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