THE SCHUMANN TRILOGY

THE SCHUMANN TRILOGY

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Scoring
sop, msop, alto, ten, actor, 2.2.2.2 - 2.2.1.0 – perc, pno, strings
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Alternate Title

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Year Authored (or revised)
Duration (min)
35
Movements
Figments and Fragments
Cool Night
Genealogie

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Description

A consortium of orchestras, including The Idyllwild Arts Academy Orchestra, the Salt Lake Symphony, the Boise Philharmonic, the Mansfield Symphony and the University of Utah Philharmonia have commissioned the Schumann Trilogy to celebrate the bicentennial of Robert Schumann’s birth in 2010.  The trilogy was premiered at the REDCAT Theater in Los Angeles by the Idyllwild Arts Academy Orchestra, Peter Askim, Music Director on May 8th, 2010.  It is comprised of three pieces -- Figments and Fragments, Cool Night and Genealogie -- which can be performed together or separately.

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Text Language - Non English

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Text Source/Author
Figments and Fragmenhts - no text
Cool Night - German text by Heine
Genealogie - Memoirs of Eugenie Schumann, English trans. Marie
Busch Hyperion Books 1979 OK
Ensemble Type
solo voice(s)+large ensemble or orchestra
Genre/Theme

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Instrument
Tenor , narrator-speaker(s) , Mezzo-Soprano , strings , piano , Percussion

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