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Robert Schumann wrote his Violin Concerto in 1853.
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October 30, 2014 After composer Robert Schumann died, his Violin Concerto languished in a library — until a grandniece of the man he wrote it for got out her Ouija board.
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Pianist Jonathan Biss and members of the Elias String Quartet brought their Schumann: Under the Influence program to Carnegie Hall.
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April 2, 2013 Hear one of America's finest young pianists and an emerging English string quartet play music by visionary composer Robert Schumann, as well as music by Mozart and artists Schumann influenced.
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October 12, 2012 Fridays are funnier with a cartoon at noon from Deceptive Cadence.
Robert Schumann may have been the first to infuse a yearning for music of the past in his own compositions.
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October 11, 2012 The pianist explores the possibility that Robert Schumann was the first composer to infuse a longing for the past music in his own music.
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Communication was not a strong suit for Robert and Clara Schumann. But music surely was.
October 10, 2012 The pianist performs Robert Schumann's music and decodes musical messages of love to his wife Clara.
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Composer Robert Schumann has his share of critics. Pianist Jonathan Biss is out to prove them wrong.
October 9, 2012 The acclaimed pianist performs music by Robert Schumann and defends the misunderstood composer's reputation.
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Many aspects of composer Robert Schumann's life and music have remained largely misunderstood.
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October 8, 2012 The author of a newly reissued Robert Schumann biography presents a guide to the misunderstood composer's life and music.
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Glenn Gould would have turned 80 years old on Sept. 25. His legacy includes much more than the music of J.S. Bach.
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September 25, 2012 Hear the iconic pianist play a wide range of music, from Brahms and Gibbons to Schoenberg and Strauss.
Up close and very personal: young listeners get a taste of classical music at New York's Baby Got Bach.
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May 19, 2011 How pianist Orli Shaham coaxes preschoolers to take in Bach, Schumann and Ravel: by encouraging active engagement with the music.
December 22, 2010 This year marked the 200th anniversaries of the births of two piano giants: Frederic Chopin and Robert Schumann. The dates sparked numerous recordings of their music. WGUC's Robin Gehl picks the top releases.
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