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Sonates pour violon et piano

Robert Schumann (composer), Catherine Courtois (performer), Catherine Collard (performer)
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vioolrecital
Title
Sonates pour violon et piano
Composer
Robert Schumann 1810-1856
Performer
Catherine Courtois  (viool) Catherine Collard  (piano)
Publisher
EMI, 1994
1 cd
Recording date
1980, 1982
EAN
0724355511720
CDR
CBX0801

About Robert Schumann

Robert Schumann (German: [ˈʃuːman]; 8 June 1810 – 29 July 1856) was a German composer, pianist, and influential music critic. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest composers of the Romantic era. Schumann left the study of law, intending to pursue a career as a virtuoso pianist. His teacher, Friedrich Wieck, a German pianist, had assured him that he could become the finest pianist in Europe, but a hand injury ended this dream. Schumann then focused his musical energies on composing.

In 1840, Schumann married Clara Wieck, after a long and acrimonious legal battle with her father, Friedrich, who opposed the marriage. A lifelong partnership in music began, as Clara herself was an established pianist and music prodigy. Clara and Robert also maintained a close relationship with German composer Johannes Brahms.

Until 1840, Schumann wrote…Read more on Wikipedia