Schumann Gold

Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Blair Sanderson
To celebrate the 200th anniversary of Robert Schumann's birth, Deutsche Grammophon combed through its vast archives for the most representative excerpts and short pieces by this famous German Romantic composer, not only drawing on his collections of lieder and keyboard pieces, but also taking movements from long works, such as the symphonies, concertos, and chamber pieces. This 2010 twofer presents a distinguished roster of artists, from conductors John Eliot Gardiner, Leonard Bernstein, Rafael Kubelik, Georg Solti, and Herbert von Karajan, to pianists Martha Argerich, Vladimir Ashkenazy, Vladimir Horowitz, Nelson Freire, Maria-João Pires, and Radu Lupu, along with a ...
See more details below
CD (German Import)
$43.32
BN.com price
(Save 15%)$50.99 List Price
Other sellers (CD)
  • All (3) from $7.68   
  • New (3) from $7.68   

More About This Product

Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Blair Sanderson
To celebrate the 200th anniversary of Robert Schumann's birth, Deutsche Grammophon combed through its vast archives for the most representative excerpts and short pieces by this famous German Romantic composer, not only drawing on his collections of lieder and keyboard pieces, but also taking movements from long works, such as the symphonies, concertos, and chamber pieces. This 2010 twofer presents a distinguished roster of artists, from conductors John Eliot Gardiner, Leonard Bernstein, Rafael Kubelik, Georg Solti, and Herbert von Karajan, to pianists Martha Argerich, Vladimir Ashkenazy, Vladimir Horowitz, Nelson Freire, Maria-João Pires, and Radu Lupu, along with a large number of chamber instrumentalists and vocalists to make this a sampler of the label's stars, as well as a survey of Schumann's most memorable music. One might think a collection that spans several decades and offers both ADD and DDD recordings might sound uneven, but the audio quality is fairly well balanced in volume and consistently clean across the album's 33 tracks. Because examples are given of all of Schumann's key works and favored genres, this is a fine introduction to his music, and Schumann Gold provides easy access to many fine offerings in DG's catalog.
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/25/2010
  • Label: Deutsche Grammophon
  • UPC: 028947788171
  • Catalog Number: 001423002
  • Sales rank: 242,524

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Symphony No. 3 in E flat major ("Rhenish"), Op. 97: 1. Lebhaft - Robert Schumann & John Eliot Gardiner (8:49)
    Composed byRobert Schumann
    Conducted byJohn Eliot Gardiner
    Performed byJohn Eliot Gardiner, Orchestre Revolutionnaire et Romantique
  2. 2 Carnaval for piano, Op. 9: 11. Chiarina - Robert Schumann & Nelson Freire (0:51)
    Composed byRobert Schumann
  3. 3 Carnaval for piano, Op. 9: 12. Chopin - Robert Schumann & Nelson Freire (1:14)
    Composed byRobert Schumann
  4. 4 Carnaval for piano, Op. 9: 13. Estrella - Robert Schumann & Nelson Freire (0:34)
    Composed byRobert Schumann
  5. 5 Myrthen, 26 songs for voice & piano, Op. 25: 1. Widmung - Robert Schumann & Merle Kersten (2:24)
    Composed byRobert Schumann
    Performed byBryn Terfel
  6. 6 Myrthen, 26 songs for voice & piano, Op. 25: 3. Der Nussbaum - Robert Schumann & Merle Kersten (3:14)
    Composed byRobert Schumann
    Performed byBryn Terfel
  7. 7 Myrthen, 26 songs for voice & piano, Op. 25: 24. Du bist wie eine Blume - Robert Schumann & Merle Kersten (1:44)
    Composed byRobert Schumann
    Performed byBryn Terfel
  8. 8 Piano Quintet in E flat major, Op. 44: 1. Allegro brillante - Robert Schumann & Paul Gulda (7:39)
    Composed byRobert Schumann
  9. 9 Liederkreis, 12 songs for voice & piano, Op. 39: 5. Mondnacht - Robert Schumann & Christoph Eschenbach (3:41)
    Composed byRobert Schumann
    Performed byDietrich Fischer-Dieskau
  10. 10 Liederkreis, 12 songs for voice & piano, Op. 39: 8. In der Fremde - Robert Schumann & Christoph Eschenbach (1:26)
    Composed byRobert Schumann
    Performed byDietrich Fischer-Dieskau
  11. 11 Liederkreis, 12 songs for voice & piano, Op. 39: 12. Frühlingsnacht - Robert Schumann & Christoph Eschenbach (1:11)
    Composed byRobert Schumann
    Performed byDietrich Fischer-Dieskau
  12. 12 Symphony No. 2 in C major, Op. 61: 3. Adagio espressivo - Leonard Bernstein & Robert Schumann (13:51)
    Composed byRobert Schumann
    Conducted byLeonard Bernstein
    Performed byLeonard Bernstein, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
  13. 13 Toccata for piano in C major, Op. 7 - Robert Schumann & Merle Kersten (6:50)
    Composed byRobert Schumann
  14. 14 String Quartet No. 1 in A minor, Op. 41/1: 2. Scherzo. Presto - Intermezzo - Robert Schumann & Hagen Quartett (3:51)
    Composed byRobert Schumann
  15. 15 Liederkreis, 9 songs for voice & piano, Op. 24: 9. Mit Myrthen und Rosen, lieblich und hold - Robert Schumann & Brigitte Fassbaender (4:00)
    Composed byRobert Schumann
    Performed byBrigitte Fassbaender
  16. 16 Stücke im Volkston (5) for cello (or violin) & piano, Op. 102: 1. Vanitas vanitatum. Mit Humor - Robert Schumann & Martha Argerich (3:12)
    Composed byRobert Schumann
  17. 17 Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 54: 3. Allegro vivace - Robert Schumann & André Previn (10:18)
    Composed byRobert Schumann
    Conducted byAndré Previn
    Performed byAndré Previn, London Symphony Orchestra
Disc 2
  1. 1 Manfred, overture & incidental music, Op. 115: Overture - Robert Schumann & Rafael Kubelik (12:09)
    Composed byRobert Schumann
    Conducted byRafael Kubelik
    Performed byRafael Kubelik, Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
  2. 2 Kinderszenen (Scenes from Childhood) for piano, Op. 15: 7. Träumerei (Dreaming) - Vladimir Horowitz & Robert Schumann (2:31)
    Composed byRobert Schumann
  3. 3 Symphony No. 1 in B flat major ("Spring"), Op. 38: 3. Scherzo. Molto vivace - Robert Schumann & Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra (5:38)
    Composed byRobert Schumann
    Conducted byGeorg Solti
    Performed byVienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Georg Solti
  4. 4 Dichterliebe, song cycle for voice & piano, Op. 48: 1. Im wunderschönen Monat Mai - Robert Schumann & Hubert Giesen (1:38)
    Composed byRobert Schumann
    Performed byFritz Wunderlich
  5. 5 Dichterliebe, song cycle for voice & piano, Op. 48: 3. Die Rose, die Lilie, die Taube, die Sonne - Robert Schumann & Hubert Giesen (0:38)
    Composed byRobert Schumann
    Performed byFritz Wunderlich
  6. 6 Dichterliebe, song cycle for voice & piano, Op. 48: 7. Ich grolle nicht - Robert Schumann & Hubert Giesen (1:25)
    Composed byRobert Schumann
    Performed byFritz Wunderlich
  7. 7 Dichterliebe, song cycle for voice & piano, Op. 48: 15. Aus alten Märchen winkt es - Robert Schumann & Hubert Giesen (2:38)
    Composed byRobert Schumann
    Performed byFritz Wunderlich
  8. 8 Cello Concerto in A minor, Op. 129: 2. Langsam (excerpt) - Robert Schumann & Neville Marriner (3:47)
    Composed byRobert Schumann
    Conducted byNeville Marriner
    Performed byNeville Marriner, Cleveland Orchestra
  9. 9 Piano Trio No. 1 in D minor, Op. 63: 2. Lebhaft, doch nicht zu rasch - Robert Schumann & Beaux Arts Trio (4:50)
    Composed byRobert Schumann
  10. 10 Waldszenen (Forest Scenes), for piano, Op. 82: 7. Vogel als Prophet - Robert Schumann & Vladimir Ashkenazy (2:59)
    Composed byRobert Schumann
  11. 11 Fantasiestücke (8 Fantasy Pieces), for piano, Op. 12: 7.Traumes Wirren - Robert Schumann & Vladimir Ashkenazy (2:19)
    Composed byRobert Schumann
  12. 12 Das Paradies und die Peri (Paradise and the Peri), for soloists, chorus & orchestra, Op. 50: 18. Schmücket die Stufen zu Allahs Thron - Auch de - Robert Schumann & Constanze Backes (2:04)
    Composed byRobert Schumann
    Conducted byJohn Eliot Gardiner
    Performed byConstanze Backes, Donna Deam, John Eliot Gardiner, Lucinda Houghton, Monteverdi Choir, Orchestre Revolutionnaire et Romantique, Susanna Spicer, Jacqueline Connell, Katharina Fuge
  13. 13 Sonata for violin & piano No. 1 in A minor, Op. 105: 1. Mit leidenschaftlichem Ausdruck - Robert Schumann & Martha Argerich (7:26)
    Composed byRobert Schumann
  14. 14 Symphony No. 4 in D minor, Op. 120: 3. Scherzo. Lebhaft - Robert Schumann & Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra (5:33)
    Composed byRobert Schumann
    Conducted byHerbert von Karajan
    Performed byBerlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Herbert von Karajan
  15. 15 Frauenliebe und -leben, song cycle for voice & piano, Op. 42: 4. Du Ring an meinem Finger - Robert Schumann & Bengt Forsberg (2:48)
    Composed byRobert Schumann
    Performed byAnne Sofie von Otter
  16. 16 Arabeske for piano in C major, Op. 18 - Robert Schumann & Merle Kersten (7:05)
    Composed byRobert Schumann
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously