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Schumann Project - Complete Piano Solo Music / Eric Le Sage

Schumann / Le Sage
Release Date: 01/08/2013 
Label:  Alpha Productions   Catalog #: 813   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Robert Schumann
Performer:  Eric Le SageFrank BraleyDenis Pascal
Number of Discs: 13 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

A great Romantic journey Winner of Prix de l'Académie Charles Cros, this set brings together Robert Schumann's complete works for solo piano. This great cycle benefited from having been recorded in the unique acoustics of La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland, by the same recording engineer, Jean-Marc Laisné. Sales of the 13 CDs comprising this set have exceeded 20,000 copies round the world. This complete recording is now acknowledged as a reference and, at the same time, an important step in the artistic life of pianist Eric le Sage. A great Romantic journey Winner of Prix de l'Académie Charles Cros, this set brings together Robert Schumann's complete works for solo piano. This great cycle benefited from having been recorded in the unique acoustics of La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland, by the same recording engineer, Jean-Marc Laisné. Sales of the 13 CDs comprising this set have exceeded 20,000 copies round the world. This complete recording is now acknowledged as a reference and, at the same time, an important step in the artistic life of pianist Eric le Sage. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Papillons, Op. 2 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Eric Le Sage (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829-1831; Germany 
Length: 10 Minutes 12 Secs. 
2. Davidsbündlertänze for Piano, Op. 6 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Eric Le Sage (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1837; Germany 
Length: 30 Minutes 39 Secs. 
3. Intermezzi (6) for Piano, Op. 4 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Eric Le Sage (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1832; Germany 
Length: 16 Minutes 17 Secs. 
4. Studies for Sonata for Piano no 3 in F minor, Op. 14 "Concert sans orchestre" by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Eric Le Sage (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
5. Impromptus (10) on a theme by Clara Schumann, Op. 5 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Eric Le Sage (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1833; Germany 
6. Phantasie for Piano in C major, Op. 17 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Eric Le Sage (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836-1838; Germany 
7. Humoreske for Piano in B flat major, Op. 20 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Eric Le Sage (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1838; Germany 
8. Bunte Blätter for Piano, Op. 99 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Eric Le Sage (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1838-1849; Germany 
9. Symphonic Etudes for Piano, Op. 13 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Eric Le Sage (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1837/1852; Germany 
10. Sonata for Piano no 2 in G minor, Op. 22 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Eric Le Sage (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1833-1838; Germany 
11. Novelletten (8) for Piano, Op. 21 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Eric Le Sage (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1838; Germany 
12. Marches (4) for Piano, Op. 76 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Eric Le Sage (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1849; Germany 
13. Sonata for Piano no 2 in G minor, Op. 22 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Eric Le Sage (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1833-1838; Germany 
14. Nachtstücke (4) for Piano, Op. 23 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Eric Le Sage (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1839; Germany 
15. Phantasiestücke (3) for Piano, Op. 111 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Eric Le Sage (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Germany 
16. Gesänge der Frühe (5) for Piano, Op. 133 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Eric Le Sage (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Germany 
17. Phantasiestücke (8) for Piano, Op. 12 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Eric Le Sage (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1837; Germany 
18. Kreisleriana, Op. 16 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Eric Le Sage (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1838; Germany 
19. Waldszenen, Op. 82 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Eric Le Sage (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1848-1849; Germany 
20. Fugues (4) for Piano, Op. 72 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Eric Le Sage (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845; Germany 
21. Andante and Variations for 2 Pianos, 2 Cellos and Horn in B flat major, Op. 46 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Eric Le Sage (Piano), Frank Braley (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1843; Germany 
22. Impromptus (6) for Piano 4 hands, Op. 66 "Bilder aus Osten" by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Eric Le Sage (Piano), Frank Braley (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1848; Germany 
23. Etudes (6) in Canon Form for Pedal Piano, Op. 56 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Eric Le Sage (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845; Germany 
24. Album für die Jugend, Op. 68 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Eric Le Sage (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1848; Germany 
25. Ballszenen for Piano 4 hands, Op. 109 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Eric Le Sage (Piano), Frank Braley (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Germany 
26. Kinderball for Piano 4 hands, Op. 130 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Eric Le Sage (Piano), Denis Pascal (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Germany 
27. Allegro for Piano in B minor, Op. 8 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Eric Le Sage (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831; Germany 
28. Faschingsschwank aus Wien, Op. 26 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Eric Le Sage (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1839-1840; Germany 
29. Klavierstücke (4), Op. 32 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Eric Le Sage (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1838-1839; Germany 
30. Sonatas (3) for Piano, Op. 118 "für die Jugend" by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Eric Le Sage (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Germany 
31. Etudes (6) for Piano after Paganini Caprices, Set 1, Op. 3 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Eric Le Sage (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1832; Germany 
32. Theme and Variations for Piano on the name ABEGG, Op. 1 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Eric Le Sage (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829-1830; Germany 
33. Toccata for Piano in C major, Op. 7 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Eric Le Sage (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829-1832; Germany 
34. Kinderszenen, Op. 15 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Eric Le Sage (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1838; Germany 
35. Etudes in the form of Free Variations on a theme of Beethoven, WoO 31 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Eric Le Sage (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1833; Germany 
36. Carnaval, Op. 9 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Eric Le Sage (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1833-1835; Germany 
37. Romances (3) for Piano, Op. 28 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Eric Le Sage (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1839; Germany 
38. Arabeske for Piano in C major, Op. 18 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Eric Le Sage (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1838; Germany 
39. Albumblätter for Piano, Op. 124 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Eric Le Sage (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1832-1845; Germany 
40. Blumenstück for Piano in D flat major, Op. 19 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Eric Le Sage (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1839; Germany 
41. Klavierstücke (7) in the form of Fugues, Op. 126 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Eric Le Sage (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Germany 
42. Variations for Piano on an original theme "Geisterthema" by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Eric Le Sage (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1854; Germany 

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 Truly awesome Schumann! March 8, 2013 By Jean Yves B. (Montreal, QC) See All My Reviews "Schumann's music is not always easy to grasp. This comlete piano solo music is a gem. Eric Le Sage has an intimate understanding of Schumann's musical universe. The result is truly remarkable." Report Abuse
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