Carnival Scenes from Vienna, Op. 26

Faschingsschwank aus Wien (Carnival Scenes from Vienna or Carnival Jest from Vienna), Op. 26, is a solo piano work by Robert Schumann. He began composition of the work in 1839 in Vienna. He wrote the first four movements in Vienna, and the last on his return to Leipzig. Eric Sams has noted that the word "Faschingschwank" contains the letters ASCH SCHA in that order of appearance, and that Schumann used these notes in sequence as melodic material for this work. Robert Morgan has noted Schumann's use of Ludwig van Beethoven's ... more

This piece contains the following parts:

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1. Allegro
2. Romanze
3. Scherzino
4. Intermezzo
5. Finale
Composer Form Instrument Period
Robert Schumann Piano piece Piano Romantic

Robert Schumann

Robert Schumann was a German composer, aesthete and influential music critic. He is regarded as one of the greatest and most representative ...
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