Feminine Fusion

July 8, 2018: One Life: The Music of Clara Schumann

Clara Schumann

Clara Schumann

“There is nothing greater than the joy of composing something oneself and then listening to it.”  – Clara Schumann

 

Her concert career spanned 61 years.  She was wife to Robert Schumann, and friend to Johannes Brahms.  This week, we explore the life and music of this most remarkable woman.

 

 

“One Life:  The Music of Clara Schumann”

C. Schumann:  Four Polonaises, Op. 1
Susanne Grutzmann, piano
“Clara Schumann: The Complete Works for Piano Solo”
Profil Medien 07065

C. Schumann:  Liebst du um Schoenheit
Barbara Bonney, soprano; Vladimir Ashkenazy, piano
“Robert & Clara Schumann Lieder”
London 452898

C. Schumann:  Piano Trio in G Minor, Op. 17
The Castle Trio
“Piano Trios of Clara & Robert Schumann”
Smithsonian 36801

C. Schumann:  March in E-flat Major
Josef de Beenhouwer, piano
“Clara Schumann: Complete Piano Works”
CPO 9997582

 

Run time:  58:30

 

Feminine Fusion highlights the roles of women in classical music. Host Diane Jones brings you stories and music of the women who create, perform, and inspire. Produced in the studios at WCNY-FM.

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