Author Topic: Schumann's greatest work?  (Read 16424 times)

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Offline JCBuckley

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Re: Schumann's greatest work?
« Reply #60 on: September 05, 2017, 08:10:51 AM »
For me, Davidsbündlertänze, the Fantasy & Kreisleriana

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Re: Schumann's greatest work?
« Reply #61 on: September 05, 2017, 09:15:56 AM »
I try to ignore threads like this, and sometimes I fail.

So here's my failing contribution: I did not know that Schumann's works were in competition with each other.

(And what happens when there's a winner? Can there be a winner? Is the adjudicating body a legitimate organization with powers of enforcement? Is there a prize? How does the winning piece, which is a non-sentient entity, collect the prize?

Oh, there are sooooo many questions....)

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Re: Schumann's greatest work?
« Reply #62 on: September 05, 2017, 09:38:35 AM »
Oh, there are sooooo many questions....

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Re: Schumann's greatest work?
« Reply #63 on: September 05, 2017, 12:30:31 PM »
I think his greatest work is this one, in the original version presented here:



Hey some guy, do you always take questions like this literally, or do you sometimes let down the facade and play nicely with the other children?
« Last Edit: September 05, 2017, 12:33:20 PM by millionrainbows »

Offline yekov

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Re: Schumann's greatest work?
« Reply #64 on: October 13, 2017, 02:06:16 PM »
His Piano Quintet

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