Category Archives: Schumann

“Lied ohne Ende.” Albumblatt Op. 124, No. 8

Robert Schumann zum 154. Todestag. Clara describes her visit to Robert in the Endenich asylum two days before his death. Johannes [Brahms] saw him and, together with the doctor, begged me not to go to him, put it in the light of a duty to my children not to upset mysel thus, etc. So I […]

Papillons, op. 2

Robert Schumann zum 200. Geburtstag! In many a sleepless night I behold a far-away picture, like a goal. –While writing down the Papillons I truly feel a certain independence trying to develop itself. This is, however, the sort of thing that the critics usually reject. –Now the Papillons flutter in the wide, glorious world of […]