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Schumann: Piano Music / Leon Mccawley


Release Date: 04/08/2014 
Label:  Somm   Catalog #: 134  
Composer:  Robert Schumann
Performer:  Leon McCawley
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

For the past three years, SOMM and the wonderful Leon McCawley have been happily exploring the music of composers whose works have made the piano repertoire unique and immortal. They began with the piano music of Chopin (SMM 103), went on to Brahms (SMM 116), and now continue with Schumann. The wealth of solo piano music he composed in the mid-to-late 1830s marked him as a great composer. With the substantial pieces on this disc, Schumann practically redefined the possibilities of the genre. For the past three years, SOMM and the wonderful Leon McCawley have been happily exploring the music of composers whose works have made the piano repertoire unique and immortal. They began with the piano music of Chopin (SMM 103), went on to Brahms (SMM 116), and now continue with Schumann. The wealth of solo piano music he composed in the mid-to-late 1830s marked him as a great composer. With the substantial pieces on this disc, Schumann practically redefined the possibilities of the genre. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Symphonic Etudes for Piano, Op. 13 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Leon McCawley (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1837/1852; Germany 
2.
Kinderszenen, Op. 15 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Leon McCawley (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1838; Germany 
3.
Faschingsschwank aus Wien, Op. 26 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Leon McCawley (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1839-1840; Germany 

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