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Clara Schumann

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Albumblatt uber 'Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott' (1)
Am Strande (7)
Ballet of the Ghosts (Le Ballet des Revenants) (1)
Beim Abschied (5)
Blumlein (1)
Das Veilchen (4)
Das ist ein Tag, der klingen mag (1)
Der Abendstern (2)
Der Mond kommt still gegangen (1)
Der Wanderer in der Sagemuhle (2)
Der Wanderer (2)
Die gute Nacht, die ich dir sage (6)
Die stille Lotosblume (1)
Fugues (3) on themes of JS Bach (2)
Gemischte Chore (3) (4)
Ich hab' in deinem Auge (1)
Ihr Bildnis (arr. Aribert Reimann) (1)
Ihr Bildnis (2)
Impromptu in E major (1)
Impromptu in G major, op.9 'Souvenir de Vienne' (1)
Konzertsatz in F minor (1)
Lieder (3), op.12 (27)
Lieder (6), op.13 (24)
Lieder (6), op.23 (13)
Lorelei (14)
March in E flat major (1)
Mein Stern (8)
Mixed Choruses (3), op.19 (1)
O Thou my Star (1)
Oh weh des Scheidens, das er tat (2)
Piano Concerto in A minor, op.7 (12)
Piano Concerto movement in F minor (compl. and orch. J De Beenhouwer) (1)
Piano Sonata in G minor (7)
Piano Trio in G minor, op.17 (18)
Pieces caracteristiques (4), op.5 (1)
Pieces fugitives (4), op.15 (5)
Polonaises (4), op.1 (2)
Prelude and Fugue in F sharp minor (4)
Preludes and Fugues (3), op.16 (4)
Romance in A minor (1)
Romance in B minor (2)
Romances (3), op.11 (9)
Romances (3), op.21 (arr. Ernst Spyckerelle) (1)
Romances (3), op.21 (8)
Romances (3), op.22 (arr. for cello and piano) (4)
Romances (3), op.22 (arr. for clarinet and piano) (1)
Romances (3), op.22 (arr. for flute and piano) (2)
Romances (3), op.22 (41)
Romance variee in C major, op.3 (2)
Scherzo no.1 in D minor, op.10 (2)
Scherzo no.2 in C minor, op.14 (6)
Sie liebten sich beide (2)
Soirees musicales (6), op.6 (17)
Souvenir de Vienne (1)
Valses romantiques, op 4 (1)
Variations on a theme by R Schumann, op.20 (14)
Volkslied (arr. Aribert Reimann) (1)
Volkslied (2)
Vorspiel zu 'Des Abends' (1)
Walzer (1)
Warum willst du and're fragen, op.12 no.11 (1)
Was weinst du (1)

Clara Schumann (nťe Clara Josephine Wieck; 13 September 1819Ė20 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 other pieces by Brahms, notably the Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Handel.

As part of the broad musical education given her by her father, Clara Wieck learned to compose, and from childhood to middle age she produced a good body of work. Clara wrote that "composing gives me great pleasure... there is nothing that surpasses the joy of creation, if only because through it one wins hours of self-forgetfulness, when one lives in a world of sound".

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