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Schumann last works

Here is an example  of the elusive late style of Robert Schumann. The Fughetten Opus 126 illustrate a desperate attempt to control the voices and onsetting confusion Schumann was struggling with . One of his last works it is clearly not a piece of music with an audience in mind ,rather a self dialogue and […]

Gabriel Faure

I was always extremely fond of  Gabriel  Faure’s music and I am particularly interested in the evolution of his style,from the elegant romantic early pieces to the enigmatic late style. His music is extremely subtle and does not fare well unless played with the highest level of  pianism  and stylistic  awareness. A true Faure expert was the Swiss […]