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Sub-Topics in Romantic-Era Composers

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A Comparison of Schumann's Piano Quartet and Mendelssohn's String Octet
Compare chamber music by two composers of this period, illustrating their contrasting approaches to structure and harmony/tonality There are several comparisons that can be observed from the 3rd movement of Schumann’s Piano Quartet Opus.47 and the 1st movement of Mendelssohn’s String Octet Opus. 20. Schumann’s piano qua...
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An Introduction to the Life Clara Wieck Schumann
Clara Wieck Schumann Clara Schumann was born in Liepzig Germany on September 13, 1819 and died on May 20, 1896. Clara’s parents were Friedrich Wieck, a music teacher who married one of his students, a soprano named Marianne. Clara’s father made claims before she was even born that she would be a great musician and child pr...
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A Biography of Robert Schumann, a German Composer
Robert Schumann Robert Alexander Schumann was born in the small riverside town of Zwickau, Saxony, in 1810.The youngest of five children, Robert Schumann was brought up in comfortable, middle-class respectability. As a child, he apparently exhibited no remarkable abilities. At the age of six, Robert was sent to the l...
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An Introduction to the Life of Robert Alexander Schumann
Robert Alexander Schumann was born in the small riverside town of Zwickau, Saxony, in 1810.The youngest of five children, Robert Schumann was brought up in comfortable, middle-class respectability. As a child, he apparently exhibited no remarkable abilities. At the age of six, Robert was sent to the local preparatory s...
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Life and Career of Robert Alexander Schumann as an Influential Music Critic
Robert Alexander Schumann was born in the small riverside town of Zwickau, Saxony, in 1810.The youngest of five children, Robert Schumann was brought up in comfortable, middle-class respectability. As a child, he apparently exhibited no remarkable abilities. At the age of six, Robert was sent to the local preparatory schoo...
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A Biography of Robert Schumann
Robert Schumann Robert Alexander Schumann was born in the small riverside town of Zwickau, Saxony, in 1810.The youngest of five children, Robert Schumann was brought up in comfortable, middle-class respectability. As a child, he apparently exhibited no remarkable abilities. At the age of six, Robert was sent to the l...
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An Analysis of the Topic of The Letters of Robert Schumann
To begin the research I started with the most fun and most convenient way of finding information, the web. I was amazed at the hundreds of "hits" I acquired using the keyword "Schumann." The amazement was quickly turned to frustration. Most of the sites just provided brief biographical information and a...
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An Analysis of the Topic of the Life of Schumann
was a German composer during the Romantic era. He was born on June 8, 1810, the youngest child in his family (Slonimsky 902). Schumann was born in Zwickau, Germany (Stanley 147). His father sold books and was also a publisher and author (Sadie 831). Schumanns father encouraged him but his mother disapproved of his interest...
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An Analysis of the Topic of the Schumann's Composing Life
One of the greatest masters of music, , was born on May 7, 1833 in the city of Hamburg, Germany. His father, a double-bass player at the Hamburg Orchestra, was his first teacher, but the man who gave Brahms his first real appreciation for music was Eduard Marxsen. Brahms became very good as a child pianist, and played at a...
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The Early Life and Times of Robert Alexander Schumann
Robert Alexander Schumann was born in the small riverside town of Zwickau, Saxony, in 1810.The youngest of five children, Robert Schumann was brought up in comfortable, middle-class respectability. As a child, he apparently exhibited no remarkable abilities.
At the age of six, Robert was sent to the local preparatory school...
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A Biography of Robert Schumann, a German Romantic Period Composer
Robert Schumann was born on the 8 of June 1810 in Zwickau, Saxony. He is a German romantic period composer. His father, August Schumann was a bookseller. His father might not be a strong musician but he had strong artistic and literary learning, which Robert inherited from. He has creative urge and a determination to achiev...
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A Biography and Life Work of Robert Alexander Schumann, a German Composer
Robert Alexander Schumann was born in the small riverside town of Zwickau, Saxony, in 1810.The youngest of five children, Robert Schumann was brought up in comfortable, middle-class respectability. As a child, he apparently exhibited no remarkable abilities. At the age of six, Robert was sent to the local preparatory sch...
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An Analysis of the Topic of Amara and the Language Theory by John Schumann
When I think about my experience in middle school I almost laugh: I grew up in a household where both parents were veteran teachers long before I was born, where learning was always encouraged and praised, where books were always available, and where "crime" in our small Northern California town reached its pinnac...
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A Biography of Clara Wieck Schumann
The German romantic composer Clara Wieck Schumann (l8l9-l896) was one of the most famous pianists of her time, one of the great stars of 19th-century musical Europe. She premiered new works by Frederic Chopin, Johannes Brahms, and her husband Robert Schumann. While she composed prolifically from the age of nine, her spectac...
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