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Schumann: First Sorrow Op. 68 No. 16 in E Minor

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Robert Schumann - Album for the Young :
First Sorrow, Op. 68 No. 16
First Sorrow Op. 68 No. 16  in E Minor by Schumann piano sheet music
Key: E Minor Year: 1848
Level: 3 Period: Early Romantic
piano sheet music Piano score: Scanned score (664 kB)
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xx First Sorrow Opus No 16 Questions.
June 16, 2011, 12:25:39 AM by nocturneop2

I decided my next piece I'd learn would be First Sorrow Opus No 16 by Schumann, but there are some elements I'm not sure of.


What do these brackets labeled 1. 2., 2. 2. mean?


There is a group of notes above another group of notes. Are these called voices? There must be a reason why there are 2 single notes, instead of just turning them into a chord. How are they played?

xx Help with Schumann's op 68 no 16
August 29, 2010, 05:06:34 PM by jaiesh_bhai

Hello I am currently trying to play this piece. I needed some help understanding how to go about doing this and how to exactly play some parts.


So on this piece. It is using slurs everywhere. Am I supposed to keep the prior key held down when playing the next one. Such as on bar 7 - 8 it has a D sharp and then an E but do I keep the D sharp held down until I play the D sharp and F sharp chord? Thanks for the help in advance!

xx Schumann: From the Album for the Young, Erster Verlust Op. 68 No. 16
July 01, 2007, 10:18:47 AM by iumonito

Oh, dear.   Cry

I remember being what, maybe 5 and Frau Gerty Haas asking me what was the thing that had made me the saddest in my entire life.

Now I think of the atrocities that are committed against too many children around the world.  It is too much to bear.

p.s. don't go do anything crazy, just get your Zoloft and if you are not on it, consult your doctor to find out whether Zoloft is right for you.

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