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The other Mendelssohn and the other Schumann

March 22nd, 2011 by Luke Fatora on Luke Fatora's Blog · No Comments · Uncategorized

I’ve felt for quite some time that I’ve needed to sit down and listen to some of Fanny and Clara’s music; I have occasionally heard some of Clara’s piano music in recitals but not much else. As for Fanny, I hadn’t actually sat down and listened to any of her music until now. My first [...]

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Fanny and Clara

by C. Shota Horikawa on Christopher Horikawa's Blog · No Comments · Uncategorized

Clara Schumann – Three Romances for Violin and Piano, op. 22, No. 2:
Beautiful, but lacking in something. I don’t know what it quite is, but this piece just feels somewhat lacking in depth and impact. It may have just been the interpretation of the recording I listened to, but the piece feels like it doesn’t [...]

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Women Composers in the 19th Century

by Elaine Daiber on Elaine Daiber's Blog · No Comments · Uncategorized

To be completely honest, I realized today as I was listening to both Fanny Mendelssohn-Hensel’s and Clara Schumann’s music for this assignment that I had really been missing out on some fantastic music. Before this class, I had heard about Clara Schumann and knew a few of her pieces but for the most part I [...]

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