winds of music, passing on: Schumann, Welcher, Woolrich, Schubert
November 8, 2014
One of the most imaginative and mercurial composers of the Romantic era, Robert Schumann embraced the dualities of his own nature, cultivating emotion and intellect, heart and mind. Just as Schumann was inspired by Schubert and the artistry of his wife Clara, his influence carries on, sparking our imaginations and touching our souls.
Clara Schumann, Drei Romanzen for violin & piano, Op. 22
John Woolrich, A Cabinet of Curiosities for oboe, clarinet, bassoon, horn & piano
Franz Schubert, String Trio in-B-flat Major, D. 581
Dan Welcher, Florestan’s Falcon for flute & piano
Robert Schumann, Piano Quartet in E-Flat Major, Op. 47