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Rapturous Creations

Trio Karénine plays
Schumann piano trios -
and impresses
GERALD FENECH

'... commanding authority, rewarding depth and devil-may-care exuberance ...'

Schumann: Piano Trios 1 and 2 - Trio Karénine. © 2016 Mirare

Robert Schumann (1810-1856) will always be regarded as a great and yet enigmatic composer, whose unbridled passion for the piano knew no bounds, and whose compositions for the instrument rank with the finest musical achievements of German Romanticism. When Schumann decided to compose his Piano Trio in D minor, Op 63, his life was being buffeted by many a sad event. His health was flagging following an attack of syphilis, and his latest chamber pieces did not find favour with Mendelssohn, or even his own wife Clara. Faced with these disappointments, Schumann decided to flee Leipzig and leave behind all that he loved...

Copyright © 28 September 2016 Gerald Fenech,
Gzira, Malta

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SCHUMANN: PIANO TRIOS 1 AND 2 - TRIO KARÉNINE

ROBERT SCHUMANN

PIANO MUSIC

VIOLIN MUSIC

CELLO MUSIC

CHAMBER MUSIC

BELGIUM

HARMONIA MUNDI

DRESDEN

GERMANY

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