Clara Schumann

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Legal name: Clara Wieck


Clara Schumann (née Clara Josephine Wieck; 13 September 1819 – 20 May 1896) was a German musician and composer, considered one of the most distinguished pianists of the Romantic era. She exerted her influence over a 61-year concert career, changing the format and repertoire of the piano recital and the tastes of the listening public. Her husband was the composer Robert Schumann. Together they encouraged Johannes Brahms. She was the first to perform publicly any work by Brahms. She later premiered some other pieces by Brahms, notably the Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Handel.

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1992 Piano Concerto, Piano Trio & 3 Romances Clara Schumann 2
1993 2 Sonatas for Violin & Piano / 3 Romances op. 22 Robert & Clara Schumann; Fabio Biondi, Luigi Di Ilio 1
1996 BBC Music, Volume 4, Number 9: Clara Schumann, etc. (Ambache Chamber Orchestra & Ensemble) Clara Schumann / Fanny Mendelssohn / Louise Farrenc / Marie Grandval 1
1997 Lieder Robert Schumann, Clara Schumann; Barbara Bonney, Vladimir Ashkenazy 1
1998 Romanzen (piano: Koenen, oboe: Schellenberger) Clara und Robert Schumann 1
2001 Complete Works for Piano Clara Schumann & Jozef de Beenhouwer 1
2001 Complete Works for Piano, Volume 3 (Jozef de Beenhouwer) Clara Schumann 1
2013 Johannes Brahms & Clara Schumann Johannes Brahms, Clara Schumann; Lisa Batiashvili, Staatskapelle Dresden, Christian Thielemann 1
2013 Brahms: Violin Sonata no. 1 / R. Schumann: Violin Sonata no. 1 / C. Schumann: Three Romances Johannes Brahms, Robert Schumann, Clara Schumann; Jennifer Pike, Tom Poster 1
Piano Concerto in A minor, Konzertsatz in F minor, Three Romances, Nocturne Clara Schumann 1
Secret Whispers - Double Image pays homage to Clara Schumann on the centenary of her death in 1896 Clara Schumann 1
Sonata for 2 pianos / Piano Quintet arranged for piano 4 hands Johannes Brahms, Robert Schumann / Clara Schumann; Hélène Mercier, Cyprien Katsaris 1


Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2006 3 Romanzen, Op.21 (Jenny Zaharieva-Maleeva) Clara Schumann 1
2006 Scherzo in D minor, Op. 10 (Jenny Zaharieva-Maleeva) Clara Schumann 1

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