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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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Fanny Mendelssohn-Hensel & Clarara Schumann

by Shihui on Shihui Yin's Blog · No Comments · Uncategorized

Without the doubt, at the 19th cenrtury, the female composers might be relatively restrained in all directions. In that age, women were much less advantaged than men. However, even if the female composers might not have many occupational opportunities, there are still many great works such as the works by Fanny Mendelssohn and Clarara Schumann.
For me, the [...]

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Shihui Yin

February 16th, 2011 by Shihui on Shihui Yin's Blog · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

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