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Schumann Project - Complete Chamber Music With Piano / Eric Le Sage


Release Date: 06/12/2012 
Label:  Alpha Productions   Catalog #: 812   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Robert Schumann
Performer:  François SalqueDaishin KashimotoGordan NikolicLise Berthaud,   ... 
Number of Discs: 7 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

This seven-disc box set from Alpha presents Robert Schumann’s complete chamber music with piano, played by a highly respected interpreter of Schumann's works, Eric Le Sage. The pianist is joined by outstanding musicians Paul Meyer, Francois Salque, Franck Braley, Antoine Tamesit, and others, who enable the listener to fully appreciate these masterful works written by genius of German Romanticism.

Robert Schumann’s chamber compositions are undoubtedly among the most important European works of the 19th century. Schumann (1810–1856) was the archetypal Romantic composer who possessed an unbounded imagination and his chamber music with keyboard may be regarded as an extension of his brilliant piano style. His chamber music may be
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Works on This Recording

1.
Quintet for Piano and Strings in E flat major, Op. 44 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  François Salque (Cello), Daishin Kashimoto (Violin), Gordan Nikolic (Violin),
Lise Berthaud (Viola), Eric Le Sage (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Germany 
2.
Quartet for Piano and Strings in E flat major, Op. 47 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  François Salque (Cello), Daishin Kashimoto (Violin), Gordan Nikolic (Violin),
Lise Berthaud (Viola), Eric Le Sage (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Germany 
3.
Trio for Piano and Strings no 1 in D minor, Op. 63 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Gordan Nikolic (Violin), Eric Le Sage (Piano), Christophe Coin (Cello)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1847; Germany 
Date of Recording: 08/2009/11/2009 
Venue:  Salle Philharmonique de Liège 
Length: 32 Minutes 18 Secs. 
4.
Trio for Piano and Strings no 2 in F major, Op. 80 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Gordan Nikolic (Violin), Eric Le Sage (Piano), Christophe Coin (Cello)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1847; Germany 
Date of Recording: 08/2009/11/2009 
Venue:  Salle Philharmonique de Liège 
Length: 26 Minutes 35 Secs. 
5.
Trio for Piano and Strings no 3 in G minor, Op. 110 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Gordan Nikolic (Violin), Eric Le Sage (Piano), Christophe Coin (Cello)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Germany 
Date of Recording: 08/2009/11/2009 
Venue:  Salle Philharmonique de Liège 
Length: 26 Minutes 50 Secs. 
6.
Phantasiestücke for Piano, Violin and Cello, Op. 88 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Gordan Nikolic (Violin), Eric Le Sage (Piano), Christophe Coin (Cello)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Germany 
Date of Recording: 08/2009/11/2009 
Venue:  Salle Philharmonique de Liège 
Length: 19 Minutes 15 Secs. 
7.
Etudes (6) in Canon Form for Pedal Piano, Op. 56 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Christophe Coin (Cello), Eric Le Sage (Piano), Paul Meyer (Clarinet)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845; Germany 
Date of Recording: 08/2009/11/2009 
Venue:  Salle Philharmonique de Liège 
Length: 15 Minutes 42 Secs. 
8.
Ballszenen for Piano 4 hands, Op. 109 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Eric Le Sage (Piano), Frank Braley (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Germany 
9.
Kinderball for Piano 4 hands, Op. 130 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Eric Le Sage (Piano), Denis Pascal (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Germany 
10.
Romances (3) for Oboe and Piano, Op. 94 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Eric Le Sage (Piano), François Leleux (Oboe)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1849; Germany 
Length: 12 Minutes 17 Secs. 
11.
Phantasiestücke (3) for Clarinet and Piano, Op. 73 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Paul Meyer (Clarinet), Eric Le Sage (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1849; Germany 
Length: 10 Minutes 45 Secs. 
12.
Stücke (5) im Volkston for Cello and Piano, Op. 102 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Jean-Guihen Queyras (Cello), Eric Le Sage (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1849; Germany 
Length: 15 Minutes 22 Secs. 
13.
Märchenbilder for Viola and Piano, Op. 113 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Eric Le Sage (Piano), Antoine Tamestit (Viola)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Germany 
Length: 9 Minutes 26 Secs. 
14.
Märchenerzählungen for Clarinet, Viola and Piano, Op. 132 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Antoine Tamestit (Viola), Paul Meyer (Clarinet), Eric Le Sage (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Germany 
Length: 14 Minutes 17 Secs. 
15.
Adagio and Allegro for Horn/Cello and Piano in A flat major, Op. 70 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Bruno Schneider (French Horn), Eric Le Sage (Piano)
Length: 8 Minutes 9 Secs. 
16.
Sonata for Violin and Piano no 1 in A minor, Op. 105 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Gordan Nikolic (Violin), Eric Le Sage (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Germany 
Length: 17 Minutes 16 Secs. 
17.
Sonata for Violin and Piano no 2 in D minor, Op. 121 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Gordan Nikolic (Violin), Eric Le Sage (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Germany 
Length: 34 Minutes 9 Secs. 
18.
Sonata for Violin and Piano no 3 in A minor, WoO 27 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Gordan Nikolic (Violin), Eric Le Sage (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Germany 
Length: 20 Minutes 40 Secs. 
19.
Pieces (12) for Piano 4 hands, Op. 85 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Eric Le Sage (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1849; Germany 

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