Schumann, Robert Alexander

Zwickau 1810 - Endenich, Bonn 1856

 

Biography Music by Clara Schumann (Clara Wieck)

 

 

 

 

Orchestral music

 

Symphonies:

Symphony Symphony No. 1 in B flat major, Op. 38 Spring (1841)
» MIDI | Andante un poco maestoso. Allegro molto vivace
» MIDI | Larghetto
» MIDI | Scherzo. Molto vivace
» MIDI | Allegro animato e grazioso

Sequences by © Joe Kirschbaum

 

Symphony No. 2 in C major, Op. 61 (1846)
» MIDI | 3. Adagio espressivo

Sequences by © Ramón Pajares

 

Symphony No. 4 in d minor, Op. 120 (1841, 1851)
» MIDI | 1. Ziemlich langsam, Lebhaft
» MIDI | 3. Scherzo, Trio
» MIDI | 4. Langsam, Lebhaft, Presto (Finale)

Sequences by © Petr Cvikl

 

Concertos / Transcriptions:

Piano Concerto in a minor, Op. 54 (red. for 2 pianos) (1841, 1845)
» MIDI | 1. Allegro Affettuoso
» MIDI | 2-3. Intermezzo - Allegro Vivace

 

Live (quality), plus reduction by © Robert Finley

 

 

Chamber music

 

Sonatas:

» MIDI | Sonata for violin and piano in a minor, Op. 105 (1851)
» MIDI | Sonata for violin and piano in d minor, Op. 121 (1851)

Chamber music collection by (cc) HarfeSoft.de

 

String trio, quartets and quintets (with piano):

» MIDI | Trio for violin, cello and piano in d minor, Op. 63 (1847)

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String quartets Op. 41 (?)
» MIDI | 1. String quartet in a minor
» MIDI | 2. String quartet in F major
» MIDI | 3. String quartet in A major

Chamber music collection by (cc) HarfeSoft.de

 

» MIDI | Piano string quintet in E flat major, Op. 44 (1842)
» MIDI | Piano string quartet in E flat major, Op. 47 (1842)

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Other music:

» MIDI | Concertstück oder Intro and Allegro Appassionato, Op. 92 (1849)

Sequence by © Joe Kirschbaum

 

Romanzen (Romances) for oboe and piano, Op. 94
» MIDI | 1. Nicht schnell (Moderato)
» MIDI | 2. Einfach, innig (Semplice, affettuoso)
» MIDI | 3. Nicht schnell (Moderato)

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Märchenbilder for viola und piano, Op. 113
» MIDI | 1. Nicht schnell (Moderato)
» MIDI | 2. Lebhaft (Allegro)
» MIDI | 3. Rasch (Allegro molto)
» MIDI | 4. Langsam (Adagio melancholico)

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Piano music

 

Papillon Op. 2:

» MIDI | Papillon Op. 2 No. 1, Widmung *
» MIDI | Papillon Op. 2 No. 1, Widmung °
» MIDI | Papillon Op. 2 No. 7-12 **

 

* Meloto (live) recording, piano: ?
° Duo-Art (live) recording, piano: Arthur Shattuck
** Rythmodik (live) recording, piano: Luba d'Alexandrowsky

 

Toccata Op. 7:

» MIDI | Toccata Op. 7 (1832)

Sequence by © David Siu

 

Carnaval Op. 9:
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Carnaval Op. 9 (1834-35)
» MIDI | 1. Préambule - 2. Pierrot - 3. Arlequin - 4. Valse noble - 5. Eusebis - 6. Florestan - 7. Coquette - 8. Réplique » MIDI | (8.) Sphinxes - 9. Papillons - 10. Lettres dansantes - 11. Chiarina - 12. Chopin - 13. Estrella - 14. Reconnaissance - 15. Pantalon et Colombine - 16. Valse allemande - (Paganini)- Valse allemande » MIDI | 17. Aveu - 18. Preomenade - 19. Pause - 20. Marche des Davidsbündler contre les Philistins

 

Live (quality) by © Katsuhiro Oguri

 

» MIDI | Carnaval, Op. 9 [complete]

 

Live (quality) by © Robert S. Finley

 

Symphonic Etude Op. 13:

» MIDI | Symphonische Etüden (Études en forme de Variations / Études Symphoniques), Op. 13 (1834, rev. 1852) *

* (Outstanding!) sequence by © Thomas Lefeldt

 

Symphonic Etudes (Quartet version), Op. 13a » MIDI | Part I » MIDI | Part II

Sequences by © Bunji Hisamori

 

» MIDI | Symphonische Etüden Op. 13 (1834)

Sequence and arrangement by © Jim Karageanes

 

Kinderszenen / Scenes from Childhood Op. 15:

Kinderszenen (Scenes from Childhood), Op. 15 (1838)
» MIDI | 1. Von fremden Landern und Menschen (From foreign lands and peoples), in G major
» MIDI | 3. Hasche-Mann (Blind man's bluff), in b minor
» MIDI | 4. Bittendes Kind (Pleasing child), in D major
» MIDI | 6. Wichtige Begebenheit (An importan event), in A major
» MIDI | 7. Träumerei (Dreaming or Reverie), in F major
» MIDI | 7. Träumerei (Dreaming or Reverie), in F major *
» MIDI | 8. Am Camin (At the fireside), in F major
» MIDI | 9. Ritter vom Steckenpferd (Knight of the hobbyhorse), in C major
» MIDI | 12. Kind im Einschlummern (Child falling asleep), in e minor
» MIDI | 13. Der Dichter spricht (The poet speaks), in G major

 

Live (quality) by unknown Pianist
* Live (quality) by © Katsuhiro Oguri

 

Sequences:

Kinderszenen (Scenes from Childhood), Op. 15 (1838)
» MIDI | 1. Von fremden Landern und Menschen (From foreign lands and peoples), in G major
» MIDI | 2. Kuriose Geschichte (A Curious Story), in D major
» MIDI | 3. Hasche-Mann (Blind man's bluff), in b minor
» MIDI | 4. Bittendes Kind (Pleasing child), in D major
» MIDI | 5. Glückes genug (Happiness), in D major
» MIDI | 6. Wichtige Begebenheit (An importan event), in A major
» MIDI | 7. Träumerei (Dreaming or Reverie), in F major
» MIDI | 8. Am Camin (At the fireside), in F major
» MIDI | 9. Ritter vom Steckenpferd (Knight of the hobbyhorse), in C major
» MIDI | 10. Fast zu ernst (Almost Too Serious), g sharp minor
» MIDI | 11. Fürchtenmachen (Frightening), e minor
» MIDI | 12. Kind im Einschlummern (Child falling asleep), in e minor
» MIDI | 13. Der Dichter spricht (The poet speaks), in G major

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Kreisleriana Op. 16:

» MIDI | Kreisleriana, Op. 16 No. 7

 

Ampico (live) recording, piano: Stéphane Raoul Pugno

 

Fantasie Op. 17:
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Fantasie in C major, Op. 17
» MIDI | 1. Durchaus phantastisch und leidenschaftli
» MIDI | 2. Massig: Durchaus energisch
» MIDI | 3. Landsam getragen: Durchweg feise zu hatten

 

Live (quality) by © Katsuhiro Oguri

 

Arabesque Op. 18:
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» MIDI | Arabesque, Op. 18

 

Ampico (live) recording, piano: Leo Ornstein

 

» MIDI | Arabesque, Op. 18

Sequences by © Segundo G. Yogore

 

Novellette Op. 21:

» MIDI | Novellette Op. 21 No. 2

 

Duo-Art (live) recording, piano: Harold Bauer

 

Sonate Op. 22:

Sonate in g minor, Op. 22 (1830-38) » MIDI | 1. So rasch wie möglich

 

Ampico (live) recording, piano: Mischa Levitski

Sonate in g minor, Op. 22 (1830-38)
» MIDI | 1. So rasch wie möglich
» MIDI | 2. Andantino
» MIDI | 3. Scherzo. Sehr rasch und markirt
» MIDI | 4. Rondo. Presto (1838)
» MIDI | Presto Op. posth., Passionato (1835)

(Outstanding!) sequences by © Thomas Lefeldt

 

Nachtstücke Op. 23:

Nachtstücke Op. 23 (1839)
» MIDI | I. Mehr langsam, oft zurückhaltend
» MIDI | II. Markiert und lebhaft
» MIDI | III. Mit großer Lebhaftigkeit
» MIDI | IV. Einfach

(Outstanding!) sequences by © Thomas Lefeldt

 

Four Fugues Op. 72:

4 Fugues, Op. 72 (1845)
» MIDI | 1. Nicht schnell
» MIDI | 2. Sehr lebhaft
» MIDI | 3. Nicht schnell und sehr ausdrucksvoll
» MIDI | 4. Im massigen Tempo

Sequences by © Segundo G. Yogore

 

Impromptus Op. 124:

» MIDI | Impromptu Op. 124 No. 9 from Albumblatter (c. 1838)

Live by © Jeff L. Fallen

 

Klavierstücke in Fughettenform, Op. 126:

Klavierstücke in Fughettenform, Op. 126
» MIDI | 1. Nich schnell, leise vorzutragen
» MIDI | 2. Massig
» MIDI | 3. Ziemlich bewegt
» MIDI | 4. Lebhaft
» MIDI | 5. Ziemlich langsam, empfindungsvoll vorzutragen
» MIDI | 6. Sehr schnell
» MIDI | 7. Langsam, ausdrucksvoll

Sequences by © Segundo G. Yogore

 

Klavierstücke in Fughettenform, Op. 126
» MIDI | 1. Nicht schnell, leise vurzutrgen
» MIDI | 4. Ziemlich langsam, empfindungsvoll vorzutragen

 

Recording by (cc) Nausica Th. Classical

 

Piano Transcriptions:

» MIDI | Evening Song (transcription by Raff)

 

Ampico (live) recording, piano: Leo Ornstein

 

Miscellaneous:

» MIDI | Schumann: Romance (?) + Schubert: Moment Musicaux in f minor

 

Ampico (live) recording, piano: Marguerite Volavy

 

Other fugal works:

Fuguette from 'Klavierstücke' Op. 32 (1839)

 

 

Piano 4-hands and 2 pianos works

 

Piano four-hands:

Bilder aus Osten (Pictures from the East), Op. 66
» MIDI | 1. (Untitled)
» MIDI | 2. (Untitled)
» MIDI | 3. (Untitled)
» MIDI | 4. (Untitled)
» MIDI | 5. (Untitled)
» MIDI | 6. (Untitled)

Sequences by © Segundo G. Yogore

 

Two pianos works:

» MIDI | Andante and Variations for two pianos, Op. 46

Sequence by © Eric Halstead

 

 

Organ works

 

Fugal works:

» MIDI | Study in canon form

Sequence by © Pierre Luquet

 

Other fugal works:

'Studien für Pedal-Flügel', 6 pieces in canon form [for organ] Op. 56 (1845)
'Vier Skizzen' for organ Op. 58 (1845)
'Sechs Fugen über B. A. C. H.' Op. 60 (1845)