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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.

Listen Schumann's Culture Of Musical Nostalgia

October 11, 2012 – The pianist asserts Robert Schumann was the first to imbue a longing for the past in his own music.

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Communication was not a strong suit for Robert and Clara Schumann. But music surely was.

Listen Jonathan Biss: Meet The Schumanns (And Their Cryptic Communications)

October 10, 2012 – The pianist performs Robert Schumann's music and decodes musical love notes 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.

Listen Jonathan Biss: Shooting Down The Schumann Detractors APM

October 9, 2012 – The acclaimed pianist performs and defends music by a misunderstood composer. APM

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Many aspects of composer Robert Schumann's life and music have remained largely misunderstood.

Read 5 Things You Never Knew About Schumann

October 8, 2012 – A guide to the misunderstood composer from the author of a newly reissued biography.

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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.

Read Glenn Gould: Beyond Bach's 'Goldberg Variations'

September 25, 2012 – Hear the iconic pianist play a 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.

Read Crayons, Jam Sessions And Duck Quacks

May 19, 2011 – How pianist Orli Shaham coaxes preschoolers to take in Bach, Schumann and Ravel.

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Read The Top 5 Chopin And Schumann Albums of 2010 WVXU

December 22, 2010 – It was a good year for birthday boys Chopin and Schumann. WGUC picks some great CDs of their music. WVXU

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Listen Jonathan Biss And A Schumann Treasure From The 1920s

October 20, 2010 – Pianist Jonathan Biss lets a classic recording from the 1920s make a case for Schumann.

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Listen Leif Ove Andnes' Schumann In 'Paradise'

October 19, 2010 – The pianist picks a favorite but forgotten piece by Schumann from the peak of the composer's powers.

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Listen Showing Schumann Some R-E-S-P-E-C-T

October 18, 2010 – This week we're collecting stories and opinions about the much misunderstood composer.

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Read A Brief History Of Music's Alter Egos

August 16, 2010 – Explore some of the standout and surprising musician alter egos over time.

Listen Schumann At The Source: 'Genoveva' At The Gewandhaus

July 30, 2010 – The composer's only opera follows a young wife whose loyalty and faith are put to the test.

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Pianist Joyce Yang finds a little bit of Robert Schumann's volatile personality inside herself.

Listen Joyce Yang: Inside The Psyche Of Schumann APM

June 8, 2010 – The young pianist explores the warring sides of Schumann's mind with this studio performance. APM

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