Schumann Kinderszenen, Op. 15 No. 7, Traumerei for String Quartet
Robert Schumann: Kinderszenen, Op. 15 No. 7 Traumerei (aka Dreaming) in F Major, for String Quartet. Arranged and recorded by the Allegro String Ensemble exclusively for Shockwave-Sound.com. Live performance. No computers, no samples.
|Track ID number:||20986|
|Moods/Emotions:||Melancholic / Nostalgic / Wistful -- Angelic / Heavenly / Delightful -- Loving / Romantic / Tender -- Passionate / Emotional / Melodramatic -- Sweet / Pretty / Adorable / Innocent|
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|Prominent Instruments:||String Section|
|Tempo feel:||Slow -- Medium|
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|Artist:||Allegro String Ensemble -- Schumann, Robert|
|Publisher:||Lynne Publishing (Track not PRO-registered)|
|SRCO (Sound Recording Copyright Owner):||Lynne Publishing AS|
|PRO / Non-PRO Track?||Non PRO (What's this?)|
|WAV file bit depth:||HD / 24-Bit and CD-quality / 16-bit (What's this?)|
|Stem files available for this track:||No|
|Album containing this track:|| Music collection: Classical Chamber Strings, Vol. 2 |
Allegro String Ensemble is a chamber string orchestra from California, sometimes appearing as a string quartet and sometimes as a string quintet, recording favorite classical masterpieces exclusively for Lynne Publishing. All performances are 100% live, without the use of computers or electronics, and all recordings are live-in-studio single-take direct recordings.
June 8, 1810 – July 29, 1856
German composer Robert Schumann was deeply invested in the Romantic tradition of composition, so much so that he invoked separate personalities when writing: one boisterous, the other reticent. He strove to include psychological themes in his works, and to convey mood and meaning in everything he wrote.
Originally destined for a career in law, Schumann found himself drawn toward romanticism. His father was a bookseller, and young Schumann soaked in the romantic nature of novels of the time. He shifted to studying music, studying piano privately until an injury forced him to learn composition instead. He composed relentlessly, mostly shorter works, although some symphonies exist. He held various teaching posts, but the role did not suit him, and he did not meet with much success.
Mental issues were well known in his family, and before long Schumann began to exhibit manic-depressive behavior. He attempted suicide by launching himself into the Rhine, for which he was institutionalized. He died in an asylum, in 1856.
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