Robert Schumann: Scenes From Childhood (Kinderszenen) Op.15

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Media: Sheet Music
Arrangement: Piano (PF)
Skill Level: Intermediate/Advanced - Explain this
Artist: Robert Schumann
Series: Schirmer's Library Of Musical Classics
Catalogue #: GS25273


The thirteen pieces that constitute Robert Schumann's Kinderszenen for piano (Scenes from Childhood) Op.15 (1838) showcase their creator's musical imagination at the peak of its poetic clarity. unlike a number of Schumann's collections of piano character pieces (e.g. Album for the Young Op.68), the Kinderszenen are not intended to be played by children. Schumann claimed that the picturesque titles attached to the pieces were added as an afterthought in order to provide subtle suggestions to the player, a model Debussy followed decades later in his Preludes.

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Scores 9.6 out of 10 based on 5 reviews
10 out of 10


Wells, Somerset GB Retired music teacher.
Beautiful, popular pieces, most of which are quite easy to play. Even the hardest of the 13, Blindman's Buff (number 3) is still effective if played at a slightly more moderate pace than suggested here.
If the edition had provided a blank page following movement 9, then movements 10, 11 and 12 could each have been printed without requiring turn-overs. This would not have increased the total number of pages of the book. This point is worth your considering for future reprints.
Confirmed purchase: 14 March 2016
Published on: 31 March 2016
10 out of 10


Hull GB Very lapsed piano player
See above!
Confirmed purchase: 21 July 2015
Published on: 04 August 2015

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Format: Instrumental Album
Length: 20 pages
Language: English
Publisher: G. Schirmer

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