Clara Schumann: The Artist and the Woman / Edition 2

Clara Schumann: The Artist and the Woman / Edition 2

by Nancy B. Reich
     
 

This absorbing and award-winning biography tells the story of the tragedies and triumphs of Clara Wieck Schumann (1819–1896)—at once artist, composer, editor, teacher, wife, and mother of eight children.See more details below

Overview

This absorbing and award-winning biography tells the story of the tragedies and triumphs of Clara Wieck Schumann (1819–1896)—at once artist, composer, editor, teacher, wife, and mother of eight children.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801486371
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
Publication date:
06/28/2001
Edition description:
REVISED
Pages:
408
Sales rank:
305,416
Product dimensions:
6.13(w) x 9.24(h) x 1.01(d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
Preface to the Revised Edition
Preface to the First Edition
Acknowledgments to the Revised Edition
Acknowledgments to the First Edition

Part I. The Life of Clara Schumann
1. Prelude: The Wiecks of Leipzig
2. Career Begins
3. Robert Schumann and the Wiecks
4. The Break with Wieck
5. Marriage
6. The Dresden Years
7. Düsseldorf and the Death of Robert Schumann
8. The Later Years

Part II. Themes from the Life of Clara Schumann
9. Schumann and Johannes Brahms
10. Friends and Contemporaries
11. Clara Schumann as Composer and Editor
12. The Concert Artist
13. Clara Schumann as Student and Teacher

Catalogue of Works

Notes
Bibliography
Index

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