Robert Alexander Schumann

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Born: 1810-1856
Nationality: German
Best Known For: being especially attentive to the use of text and its relationship to music; he represents quintessential Romantic composer, with his emphasis on self-expression, his strong vein of lyricaism, and his interest in extra-musical (particularly literary) associations
Notable Compositions:
Frauenliebe und-leben (A Woman's Love and Life and Dichterliebe (A Poet's Love), Genoveva, Symphony No. 1, Spring, Symphony No. 2, Symphony No. 3, "Rhenish", Symphony No. 4
Assignments:
founded Die Neue Zeitschrift fur Musik (New Journal in Music), publication of music criticism and discussion of musical aesthetics in 1834; suffered from depression and suicide attempt
Curious Facts: sometimes he wrote under pseudonyms, Eusebius, repeating his lyrical, contemplative side, and Florestan his fiery, impetuous one
REPERTOIRE : An die Sterne (To the Stars)
CONCERTDATES
Haydn and Górecki 04/06/2008
Soar 10/02/2005
REPERTOIRE : Talismane (Talismans)
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Haydn and Górecki 04/06/2008
REPERTOIRE : Ziguenerleben
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17th Annual High School Choir Festival 03/20/2006
REPERTOIRE : Der Wassermann
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Expressions of Love 03/16/2002
REPERTOIRE : In Meeres Mitten
CONCERTDATES
Expressions of Love 03/16/2002
REPERTOIRE : Spruch
CONCERTDATES
Expressions of Love 03/16/2002
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