Schumann and Literature

Laura Tunbridge talks to Professor Barry Murnane and pianist Tim Horton about Schumann's relationship to literature, manifest in the 1850s through his fairytale-themed chamber music, the Märchenerzählungen op. 132, and his piano pieces Gesaenge der Fruehe op. 133.

Musical credits: Märchenerzählungen Op 132: The Nash Ensemble, Hyperion, 2012 (catalogue number: CDA67923)

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