It is one of the most widely performed and recorded piano concertos from the Romantic period. Written ten years later, the Piano Trio in G minor is an expansion on Clara Schumann’s earlier Piano Concerto. Frédéric Chopin's Variations on "Là ci darem la mano" for piano and orchestra, Op. It's true that Robert did have his fingers in this piece; the two were already showing their works in progress to each other and in fact, Robert orchestrated what would in two years become the finale of Clara's three-movement concerto. Encouraged by her father, she studied piano from the age of five and by 1835 had established a reputation throughout Europe as a child prodigy. 15, is a work for piano and orchestra completed by Johannes Brahms in 1858. Clara J o sephine Wieck was born in Leipzig, September 13, 1819. Le Concerto pour piano en la mineur op. 54: 1. Virtuoso writing for the piano dominates the composition. The piano occasionally offers a few bars of intricate filigree, and eventually it is joined by a solo cello singing the unadorned melodic line while the piano offers a more active, inventive accompaniment. Listen to Schumann: Piano Concerto in A Minor, Kinderszenen & Others by Clara Haskil, The Hague Philharmonic & Willem van Otterloo on Apple Music. [4], The duration of the concerto is under 20 minutes. 1 in D minor, Op. He was the brother of Paul Klengel. This movement is the heaviest, dancing in a triple metre. 1 in G minor, Op. [1]. [2], Wieck premiered the full concerto in November 1835 as soloist with the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, conducted by Mendelssohn. 11 and 16, represent early efforts by Johannes Brahms to write orchestral music. Schumann premiered her only completed piano concerto in 1835, with the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra under the baton of Felix Mendelssohn. She completed her only finished piano concerto in 1835, and played it first that year with the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, conducted by Felix Mendelssohn. (This anticipates the slow movement of Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto No. The Piano Quintet in F minor, Op. Stream songs including "Piano Concerto in A Minor, Op. Her father was a well-known piano and voice teacher, and her mother, Mariane, was a famous singer. See: List of music students by teacher: K to M#Julius Klengel. Yet appreciation of Clara Schumann’s work is on the rise and her Piano Concerto came in at #52 on the first-ever Classical California Ultimate Playlist. 7: II. Clara had composed as part of her musical education with her father, producing a Piano Concerto (which she performed, with Mendelssohn conducting) at His pupils include Guilhermina Suggia, Emanuel Feuermann, Gregor Piatigorsky and Alexandre Barjansky. It is scored for piano, violin and cello. Clara Schumann, German pianist, composer, and wife of composer Robert Schumann. It is one of the most widely performed and recorded piano concertos from the Romantic period. He taught her piano and composition, and she had written a piano concerto by the age of fifteen. Clara Wieck was an accomplished concert pianist, trained by her father Friedrich Wieck. - Clara Schumann, in her diary on 26 November 1839. The composer Robert Schumann was a pupil of Clara’s father, and despite Friedrich’s opposition to the match (taken all the way to a court case! She was born Clara Josephine Wieck on 13th September 1819 in Leipzig, the daughter of a music teacher. Christian Ludwig Schuncke was a German pianist and composer, and close friend of Robert Schumann. The woodwinds and the piano enter with counterpoint. 7 and the Piano Trio op. Clara, 1835. The piano takes over the thematic material with minimal orchestral support; the music has a lightness, a bittersweet flavor, and a digital complexity that suggest the influence of early Chopin and, to a lesser extent, her older Leipzig colleague Felix Mendelssohn. Clara's concerto is the work of an independent-minded young piano virtuoso who, although she was only 13 when she began writing it, was fully aware of the most progressive tendencies of German music in the 1830s. At the time, she was in her early teens and still known as Clara Wieck (five years prior to her marriage to composer/conductor Robert Schumann in … It was also played in Vienna on 16 November 1862, with Brahms himself at the piano supported by members of the Hellmesberger Quartet. In view of this fact, it is all too easy to forget that Clara Schumann was herself a highly talented composer. The new first movement was completed in June 1834, and the slow second movement "Romance" with its extended cello solo was finished the following year. "Clara Schumann (1819–1896) / Piano Concerto in A minor, Op.7 (1834) / Piano Trio in G minor, Op.17", "Schumann, C Piano Concerto in A minor, Op 7; Piano Trio in G minor, Op 17", International Music Score Library Project. El Concierto para piano en la menor, op. Ironically, he was describing a huge piece. By Clara Schumann. Romanze: Andante non troppo, con grazia12:00 - III. El público europeo la consideraba en el nivel de Franz Liszt (1811-1886) o Sigismund Thalberg (1812-1871), famosos pianistas virtuosos de aquella época. Babette Hierholzer is a German American pianist. The work is often recorded and played in concert. 54 de Robert Schumann, achevé en 1845, est un concerto pour piano de l'ère romantique.. C'est d'ailleurs le seul concerto pour piano que le compositeur allemand acheva, trois projets antérieurs étant restés inachevés. 7: 1. She also composed solo piano pieces, a piano concerto, chamber music, choral pieces, and songs. 25, was composed by Johannes Brahms between 1856 and 1861. The entire work is labeled as opus 5, and is written for solo piano. - Composer: Clara Josephine Schumann {born: Wieck} (13 September 1819 -- 20 May 1896)- Orchestra: Alma Mahler Sinfonietta- Conductor: Stefania Rinaldi- Soloist: Francesco Nicolosi- Year of recording: 2004Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 7, est une œuvre pour piano et orchestre composée par Clara Wieck entre 1833 et 1835 , avant son mariage avec Robert Schumann. It begins with an extended solo piano passage, then the solo cello enters. (The most obvious model, though, Chopin's Grand Polonaise Brillante, wasn't published in its orchestral form until 1835.) The composer gave the work's public debut in Hanover, the following year. The work was written for—and premiered by—Clara Wieck Schumann, his wife, who was considered to be one of the great pianists of the day. His early promise was eclipsed by his death from tuberculosis at the age of 23. It's cast as a rondo, although the episodes are poorly enough differentiated (and so unified by the polonaise rhythm) that the movement could as easily be regarded as a set of grimly glittering variations. A typical performance lasts from 17 to 19 minutes. She again orchestrated the work herself, including undoing Robert's revisions of the original Konzertsatz, completing her new three-movement Piano Concerto on 1 September 1835, less than two weeks before her 16th birthday. BIO. [6], The piano concerto was recorded in 2000 in the Neuberinhaus, Reichenbach, Vogtland, Germany, by Elena Margolina, piano soloist, with the Vogtland Philharmonie conducted by Doron Salomon (ARS SACD ARS38141, with the composer's 2nd Konzertsatz in F minor, written in 1847 and not published until 1994, and Robert Schumann's Konzertsatz in D minor, written in 1839, two years before his A minor concerto). The complete work was premiered in Dresden on December 4th of 1845. He was regarded as "The King of the Violin", or, as Nathan Milstein put it, the "tsar". 2 in B♭ major, Op. Clara Wieck Schumann has often been misleadingly referred to as the wife of composer Robert Schumann, and as one of the leading pianists of her day, rather than as a composer in her own right. This trio was completed during the summer of 1846 when they traveled to Norderney in attempts to improve Robert's health conditions. A year after the composition of her piano trio, Robert composed his first piano trio, op.63. Clara's concerto is the work of an independent-minded young piano virtuoso who, although she was only 13 when she began writing it, was fully aware of the most progressive tendencies of German music in the 1830s. ), the two married in 1840. 2 in C major, Op. He proceeded to perform the piece in many cities across Europe. Piano Concerto Alt ernative. Le Concerto pour piano en la mineur, op. Again, a few solo piano gestures lead directly into...- the final movement, the first to be composed. Schumann left the study of law, intending to pursue a career as a virtuoso pianist. Young Clara Wieck's piano concerto, like that of her future husband Robert Schumann, is in A minor, but that's the only detail the two compositions share. With this instrumentation Clara Schumann chose the usual orchestration typical of early Romantic music. But it's more Chopin-esque than Schumann-esque. 7, es una compuesta por Clara Wieck, más tarde conocida como Clara Schumann después de su matrimonio con Robert Schumann.Completó su único concierto para piano terminado en 1835 y lo tocó por primera vez ese año con la Orquesta de la Gewandhaus de Leipzig, dirigida por Felix Mendelssohn 7, was composed by Clara Wieck, better known as Clara Schumann after her later marriage to Robert Schumann. Clara Schumann (née Clara Josephine Wieck; 13 September 1819 – 20 May 1896) was a German musician and composer, considered one of the most distinguished pianists of the Romantic era. [2], Another recording was made in 2004 in the church Santi Marcellino e Festo  [ it ] in Naples, Italy, by pianist Francesco Nicolosi with the Alma Mahler Sinfonietta, Stefania Rinaldi conducting (Naxos CD 8.557552, with the composer's Piano Trio in G minor, Op. 7, was composed by Clara Wieck, better known as Clara Schumann after her later marriage to Robert Schumann. 7, written in 1833-1835.00:00 - I. Allegro maestoso07:07 - II. The Piano Concerto No. 54, three-movement concerto for piano by German composer Robert Schumann that premiered in Dresden on December 4, 1845. Schumann then focused his musical energies on composing. Clara soon showed prodigious abilities on the piano and after taking initial lessons from her mother, she was meticulously instructed by her father. 54 Piano Concerto was the product of a period of orchestrally-oriented output following marriage; completed in 1845, it was premiered by Clara. 17. This is the most outgoing music so far, but it's still rather stern. Julius Klengel was a German cellist who is most famous for his études and solo pieces written for the instrument. During the development of the Trio, she was going through hardships in life. 54, by the German Romantic composer Robert Schumann was completed in 1845 and is the composer's only piano concerto.The complete work was premiered in Dresden on December 4th of 1845. This work contains an interesting psychological component that also resides in many of Schumann’s other works: the relationship between opposing sides of his personality. 2005 Preview SONG TIME Piano Concerto in A Minor, Op. It is seen that Clara's trio has had great influences on Robert's trio as they both share many interesting similarities. At the end, a timpani drum roll segues into the final movement. 7 This page lists all recordings of Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. The Piano Quartet No. The first movement segues into the second, called a "Romance" written for piano and cello, without orchestra. Intermezzo (Andantino Grazioso)" and more. He wrote to Clara Schumann: "I want to tell you that I have written a very small piano concerto with a very small and pretty scherzo." In 1853 Schumann revised the work and added a Scherzo as a second movement, which the performer could choose to play, or not play. It was his first-performed orchestral work, and his first orchestral work performed to audience approval. The 200th anniversary of Clara Schumann’s birth in 1819 brought forth numerous new recordings that have helped consolidate her position as a worthy composer in her own right alongside her husband Robert. Concert sans public diffusé en direct sur France Musique. The Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. The Piano Concerto No. Le concerto pour piano que jouera lors de ce concert Vanessa Benelli Mosell est l’œuvre d’une jeune fille de seize ans : Clara Wieck ne s’appelle pas encore Clara Schumann mais compose là une œuvre d’une vigueur et d’une fraîcheur d’inspiration exaltantes. CLARA SCHUMANN : Concerto pour piano, opus 7. Her only completed orchestral work, the A minor Piano Concerto Op. 4 Pièces caractéristiques by Clara Schumann was composed between 1834 and 1836, and published in 1836. Clara Schumann - Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. Composed for piano and string quartet, the work revolutionized the instrumentation and musical character of the piano quintet and established it as a quintessentially Romantic genre. They both date from after the 1856 death of Robert Schumann when Brahms was residing in Detmold and had access to an orchestra. [5] [6], The opening movement begins dramatically, with the piano entering in a virtuosic manner. It is a work with memorable themes and a sunny vision throughout". Title Klavierkonzert in A-Moll Name Translations Concerto pour piano de Clara Schumann; Concierto para piano; Konzert für Klavier und Orchester a-Moll (Clara Schumann) Name Aliases Concerto en la mineur, opus 7: Authorities WorldCat; Wikipedia; VIAF: 184086824; LCCN: no96055352; BNF: 13989898q; NLA: 35497282: Composer [3] A reviewer of a 2004 recording noted that it is a "truly remarkable piece for a 14 year old. 54: 2. The Piano Quintet in E-flat major, Op. 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. This concerto is dedicated to his teacher, Eduard Marxsen. Written in 1846, the Piano Trio in G minor, opus 17 by Clara Schumann was her only piano trio and was composed during her stay in Dresden 1845-1846. 7 is an amazingly assured opus for a 14-year-old composer. Clara Josephine Schumann was a German pianist, composer and piano teacher. Clara Schumann and Johannes Brahms Through the Night The Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra performs Brahms's Second Symphony and, with Christian Ihle Hadland, Clara Schumann's Piano Concerto in A minor. [1] She was already making international tours at age eleven and composed piano pieces for her recitals. 87, by Johannes Brahms was composed between 1880 and 1882. Il a été créé le 9 novembre 1835 avec la compositrice au piano accompagnée par l'Orchestre du Gewandhaus de Leipzig sous la direction de Felix Mendelssohn. She completed her only finished piano concerto in 1835, and played it first that year with the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, conducted by Felix Mendelssohn. Like most piano quintets composed after Robert Schumann's Piano Quintet (1842), it is written for piano and string quartet. 7: I. Allegro maestoso. 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