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Schumann: Piano Works / Sviatoslav Richter

Schumann
Release Date: 03/08/2011 
Label:  Musical Concepts   Catalog #: 1136   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Robert Schumann
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Sviatoslav Richter’s Schumann was always special – as this superlative compilation confirms: poetic, yet muscular, and with a vivace staccato in the Etudes as light as thistledown. Performance: 5 (out of 5), Sound: 4 (out of 5)

-- Paul Riley, BBC Music Magazine
Sviatoslav Richter’s Schumann was always special – as this superlative compilation confirms: poetic, yet muscular, and with a vivace staccato in the Etudes as light as thistledown. Performance: 5 (out of 5), Sound: 4 (out of 5)

-- Paul Riley, BBC Music Magazine
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Works on This Recording

1. Symphonic Etudes for Piano, Op. 13 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1837/1852; Germany 
2. Bunte Blätter for Piano, Op. 99 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1838-1849; Germany 
3. Phantasiestücke (8) for Piano, Op. 12: no 5, In der Nacht by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1837; Germany 
4. Phantasiestücke (8) for Piano, Op. 12: no 7, Traumes Wirren by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: by 1832; Germany 

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