Included are selected works from a number of Schumann's collections such as Albumblätter (Opus 124), Album for the Young (Opus 68), Forest Scenes (Opus 82), Fantasy Pieces (Opus 12), and the complete Scenes from Childhood (Opus 15). Also included is a complete biography of Schumann, a useful preface including performance notes on each piece, and a full performance CD by the editor, Joseph Banowetz.
Joseph Banowetz graduated with a First Prize from the Vienna Akademie für Musik und darstellende Kunst. Banowetz has been a piano recitalist and orchestral soloist on five continents. He was awarded the Liszt Medal by the Hungarian Liszt Society in recognition of his outstanding performances of Liszt and the Romantic literature.