1 CD / Arte Nova / 2009-03-10Works: Robert Schumann: Sonata for Violin and Piano no 1 in A minor, Op. 105; Sonata for Violin and Piano no 2 in D minor, Op. 121; Sonata for Violin and Piano no 3 in A minor, WoO 27
Performers: Beikircher, Alban; Koehlen, Benedikt
Benedikt Koehlen was born in Speyer and received his training as a pianist with Elisabeth Moritz Conrad, Richard Laugs, Friedrich Wuhrer, and Geza Anda. He...continue...
1 CD / Arte Nova / 2007-06-12Works: Robert Schumann: Myrthen, Op. 25; Lieder und Gesänge (5), Op. 127; Frauenliebe und Leben, Op. 42; Singet nicht in Trauertönen, song for voice & piano (Wilhelm Meister songs), Op. 98a/7; Ich...
Performers: Garben, Cord
Clara Schumann's transcriptions of her husband Robert's songs, unlike many transcriptions of the period, stick closely to the score, preserving their restrained beauty. Cord Garben's...continue...
2 CD / Arte Nova / 2006-10-10Works: Robert Schumann: Das Paradies und die Peri (Paradise and the Peri), for soloists, chorus & orchestra, Op. 50; Recorded Sound: Applause
Performers: Cechova, Almut; Dewald, Thomas; Fernandez, Julio; Kermes, Simone; Schulte, Eike Wilm; Wollitz, Katharina
Conductors: Daus, Joshard
When Schumann's former companion Emil Flechsig showed him his libretto Das Paradies und die Peri, created after Thomas Moore's epos Lalla Rookh, Schumann at once...continue...
1 CD / Arte Nova / 2005-05-10Works: Robert Schumann: Fantasia in C major, Op. 17; Bunte Blätter (14) (Colored Leaves) for piano, Op. 99
Performers: Kirschnereit, Matthias
Matthias Kirschnereit counts among the most interesting and sought-after German pianists of his generation. Born in Westphalia, Kirschnereit grew up in the Naminbian desert and...continue...
2 CD / Arte Nova / 2005-03-08Works: Robert Schumann: Symphony no 1 in B flat major ("Spring"), Op. 38; Symphony no 2 in C major, Op. 61; Symphony no 3 in E flat major, Op. 97 "Rhenish"; Symphony no 4 in D minor, Op. 120
Conductors: Zinman, David
Ensemble: Zürich Tonhalle Orchestra
"David Zinman's recording casts off the heavy Brahmsian cloak that hangs over most modern performances, revealing the full power of Schumann's most personal symphonic work....continue...