Journals Higher Education



Published: 13 February 2012

400 Pages | 45 music ex.; 15 photos

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199737352

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Second Edition

Eric Frederick Jensen

Master Musicians Series

  • Authoritative biography with both scholarly authority and engaging clarity
  • Nuanced approach to forbidden romance between Robert and Clara Schumann and its evolution
  • Explores Schumann's life and music and the constant intermingling of the two

New to this Edition:

  • Corrected dates are presented for many of Schumann's compositions
  • New details of Schumann's illness and its treatment based on medical records that have recently surfaced
  • Incorporates important primary source material that has come to light since 2000 but is currently unavailable in English

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