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  • 16 May 2016
    John MacAuslan

    How Does Schumann’s Kreisleriana Work?

    Over the next four weeks, author John MacAuslan, author of Schumann’s Music and E. T. A. Hoffmann’s Fiction, will explore why music is important.   One after another, Schumann wrote great piano works apparently connected to literature –Carnaval, Fantasiestücke, Kreisleriana, Nachtstücke. But how connected? I couldn’t believe the connection was primarily about programmes. Nor primarily about formal […]

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