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Topic: First Schumann piece  (Read 976 times)

Offline babooshka

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First Schumann piece
on: April 16, 2023, 08:41:42 PM
Hi everyone :)

Iíve been playing classical piano for a while now but have somehow never played any Schumann. What would you recommend as a first piece(s) to help me get familiar with him before I get into the larger works? My current rep includes Beethoven sonata op.2/3 and the Prokofiev Toccata just to give an idea of my level.

Thanks
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Offline rubens99

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Re: First Schumann piece
Reply #1 on: April 16, 2023, 09:11:33 PM
Einsame Blumen from the Waldszenen.

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Re: First Schumann piece
Reply #2 on: April 16, 2023, 09:13:57 PM
You could try the Kinderszenen. They're among his best work, and several movements are rather famous, and short and fairly easy technically, so theyre rewarding to learn but don't take too much time to take on.

Offline the green piano man

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Re: First Schumann piece
Reply #3 on: April 23, 2023, 12:52:31 PM
I think the youth album is the best for start. The pieces are easy but you can learn how to play schumann and a good start.
Zoard

Offline brogers70

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Re: First Schumann piece
Reply #4 on: April 23, 2023, 03:58:13 PM
The Romance Opus 28 Number 2 is beautiful.

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Re: First Schumann piece
Reply #5 on: April 24, 2023, 01:45:34 PM
I think the youth album is the best for start. The pieces are easy but you can learn how to play schumann and a good start.
Zoard

Not a fan of those pieces personally. Selections from Kinderszenen or Waldszenen could be good choices.

Offline pcaraganis

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Re: First Schumann piece
Reply #6 on: May 02, 2023, 05:46:23 AM
Fantasiestucke are nice, too.

Offline danesi

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Re: First Schumann piece
Reply #7 on: May 02, 2023, 07:52:14 PM
Kreisleriana 5 or 6??
Up to you
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