Robert Schumann was born in Zwickau, Saxony on June 8, 1810. At four years of age, Schumann entered a private school (Par 1). At the age of six, he found the love for music and studied the piano. In 1827, he came under the encouragement of musician, Franz Schubert and the poet Jean Paul Richter (Par 2). Also in 1827, he composed some songs at the age of 17 (Par 2). Schumann left school in 1828, due to family pressure (Par 3). He entered the University of Leipzig as a law student (Par 3). Instead
creation and evolution of new music genres such as the piano miniature, short expressive piano pieces. During this time raw emotion and expressionism prevailed as the focus of music during this described “Romantic” movement. Robert Schumann’s “Grillen”, from Fantasiestucke, Opus 12 was written in July 1837 contains several virtues of music during his time period. Schumann’s uses various qualities in his music such as form, pitch, rhythm and meter, and texture so express different attitudes within his
Robert Schumann is one of the best composer of his time! Robert was born June 8, 1810 and died July 29, 1856. He was born in Zwickau, in the Kingdom of Saxony. He was the youngest of five kids. His parents were Johanna Schumann and August Schumann. His father was a bookseller, publisher, and a novelist. Robert’s siblings are Carl, Emilie, Julius, and Eduard. Robert married Clara Schumann and had 8 children. His children are Emil, Marie, Elise, Julie, Ludwig, Ferdinand, and Felix. Robert died in Endenich
Music of Robert Schumann as a New Stage in the Development of Romanticism Music of Robert Schumann embodies many of the most characteristic features of German Romanticism – deep psychological insight, aspiration for the ideal, intimacy, irony and bitterness. Advanced aesthetic tendencies of German culture in the period of 1820-40s found vivid expression in his music. In contradictions, which are inherent in Schumann’s music, reflected the complex contradictions of the social life from his time.
creative development of Robert Schumann Introduction One of the unique features of the 19th century composer Robert Schumann's output is the degree to which the verbal mediums of literature (such as poetry and drama) affected his musical output. While many operas have been inspired by great literature, Schumann's expression even in his piano compositions and non-verbally oriented musical works show a literary flair. "Many of his compositions allude to characters or scenes from poems, novels, and plays;
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, run by Archdeacon Dohner. He had in fact already begun his education, with the young tutor who gave lessons in exchange
Jonathan Villatoro 12/14/14 FINAL TERM PAPER: (THE RISE AND FALL OF ROBERT SCHUMANN) Robert Schumann is regarded as one of the most influential and recognized composers and critics in history. He was born in Zwickau Germany and was most prominent during the romantic era, writing what many consider some of the greatest but also worst music of
The Development of Harmony from Schumann through Brahms to Debussy In studying three composers, Schumann, Brahms and Debussy, it is possible through analysis, to construct a Harmonic development through time - from early 1800's to early 1900's. I will go about deducing a harmonic timeline by individually looking at each composer then will conclude with a final comparison summarizing how different harmonic elements develop with the Romantic Movement and its progression.
Robert Schumann was a famous German composer in the Romantic era. When he was young, his talents revealed from poetry to music. In 1830, he decided to be a musician, although he was learning laws. Since he anxiously wanted to be successful in music, his hands got hurt. However, he still had enthusiastic and sensitive depositions. Then he changed to be engaged in creating and commenting on music. Later on, he married Clara Wieck and wrote over hundred outstanding music. Thus, Robert Schumann’s experiences
Schumann and the Kinderszenen Robert Schumann, composer throughout the early- to mid-nineteenth century, is probably best known for his songs and piano works. Before injuring his finger most likely through the use of a chiroplast (an instrument that guides the hands while playing; highly controversial), Schumann was an avid piano player, if not a proper concert pianist and virtuoso. But due to this ailing finger, Schumann had to eventually find other means to support his life. Thankfully