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Romance – The Piano Music of Clara Schumann

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The Kanneh-Mason family has a website covering all seven siblings, plus a piano trio, who are active musically. Cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason has gotten the headlines with his appearance at the Prince Harry-Meghan Markle wedding, but now comes older sister Isata Kanneh-Mason, elegant indeed in an off-the-shoulder African dress. She deserves credit for choosing an off-the-beaten-path program for her debut: a recital of Clara Schumann's piano music. These pieces are played more often than they used to be, but most of them, especially the concluding Piano Sonata in G minor that was not published until 1991, still qualify as novel. Kanneh-Mason takes the works chronologically, which has the virtue of showing Schumann's compositional development but the disadvantage of leading with the weakest suit, the Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 7, which the composer wrote in her teens. It's a precocious and at times clever work, but it is no match for Robert Schumann's Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 54, and the performance with Holly Mathieson leading the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra is straightforward but no more. Things improve as Kanneh-Mason traverses two sets of Romances, a Scherzo, and two arrangements of music by Robert Schumann. The best is saved for last with the Piano Sonata in G minor. Clara Schumann modestly titled this work a Sonatine and gave it to her husband as a Christmas present. The latter should not disqualify it from consideration in the least, and the Sonatine title was given when the work had only two movements; Schumann returned to the work twice and ended up with a substantial four-movement work that is more sonata than sonatina. Sample its muscular Scherzo, which also shows Kanneh-Mason developing some lively power. She's definitely a pianist to watch, and this is a worthwhile addition to the Clara Schumann discography.

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Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 7 (Clara Schumann)

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1. Allegro maestoso 00:06:11

Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Orchestra, MainArtist - Andrew Cornall, Producer - Clara Schumann, Composer - Jonathan Stokes, Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Isata Kanneh-Mason, Piano, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer - Holly Mathieson, Conductor, MainArtist

℗ 2019 Decca Music Group Limited

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2. Romance: Andante non troppo con grazia 00:04:54

Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Orchestra, MainArtist - Andrew Cornall, Producer - Clara Schumann, Composer - Jonathan Stokes, Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Jonathan Aasgaard, Cello, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer - Isata Kanneh-Mason, Piano, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer - Holly Mathieson, Conductor, MainArtist

℗ 2019 Decca Music Group Limited

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3. Allegro non troppo 00:10:11

Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Orchestra, MainArtist - Andrew Cornall, Producer - Clara Schumann, Composer - Jonathan Stokes, Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Isata Kanneh-Mason, Piano, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer - Holly Mathieson, Conductor, MainArtist

℗ 2019 Decca Music Group Limited

3 Romances, Op. 11 (Clara Schumann)

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1. Andante 00:03:02

Andrew Cornall, Producer - Clara Schumann, Composer - Jonathan Stokes, Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Isata Kanneh-Mason, Piano, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer

℗ 2019 Decca Music Group Limited

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2. Andante - Allegro passionato 00:06:17

Andrew Cornall, Producer - Clara Schumann, Composer - Jonathan Stokes, Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Isata Kanneh-Mason, Piano, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer

℗ 2019 Decca Music Group Limited

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3. Moderato 00:04:23

Andrew Cornall, Producer - Clara Schumann, Composer - Jonathan Stokes, Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Isata Kanneh-Mason, Piano, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer

℗ 2019 Decca Music Group Limited

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Clara Schumann: Scherzo No. 2 in C Minor, Op. 14 00:04:52

Andrew Cornall, Producer - Clara Schumann, Composer - Philip Siney, Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Isata Kanneh-Mason, Piano, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer

℗ 2019 Decca Music Group Limited

3 Romances, Op. 22 (Clara Schumann)

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1. Andante molto 00:03:07

Andrew Cornall, Producer - Clara Schumann, Composer - Elena Urioste, Violin, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer - Philip Siney, Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Isata Kanneh-Mason, Piano, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer

℗ 2019 Decca Music Group Limited

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2. Allegretto 00:02:45

Andrew Cornall, Producer - Clara Schumann, Composer - Elena Urioste, Violin, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer - Philip Siney, Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Isata Kanneh-Mason, Piano, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer

℗ 2019 Decca Music Group Limited

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3. Leidenschaftlich schnell 00:04:14

Andrew Cornall, Producer - Clara Schumann, Composer - Elena Urioste, Violin, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer - Philip Siney, Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Isata Kanneh-Mason, Piano, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer

℗ 2019 Decca Music Group Limited

Myrthen, op.25 (Robert Schumann)

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1. Widmung (Arr. Clara Schumann) 00:02:14

Robert Schumann, Composer - Andrew Cornall, Producer - Clara Schumann, Arranger, Work Arranger - Jonathan Stokes, Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Isata Kanneh-Mason, Piano, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer

℗ 2019 Decca Music Group Limited

Liederkreis, Op. 39 (Robert Schumann)

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5. Mondnacht (Arr. Clara Schumann) 00:03:51

Robert Schumann, Composer - Andrew Cornall, Producer - Clara Schumann, Arranger, Work Arranger - Jonathan Stokes, Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Joseph Freiherr von Eichendorff, Author - Isata Kanneh-Mason, Piano, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer

℗ 2019 Decca Music Group Limited

Piano Sonata in G minor (Clara Schumann)

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1. Allegro 00:08:58

Andrew Cornall, Producer - Clara Schumann, Composer - Philip Siney, Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Isata Kanneh-Mason, Piano, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer

℗ 2019 Decca Music Group Limited

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2. Adagio 00:03:06

Andrew Cornall, Producer - Clara Schumann, Composer - Philip Siney, Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Isata Kanneh-Mason, Piano, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer

℗ 2019 Decca Music Group Limited

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3. Scherzo 00:02:52

Andrew Cornall, Producer - Clara Schumann, Composer - Philip Siney, Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Isata Kanneh-Mason, Piano, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer

℗ 2019 Decca Music Group Limited

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4. Rondo 00:05:14

Andrew Cornall, Producer - Clara Schumann, Composer - Philip Siney, Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Isata Kanneh-Mason, Piano, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer

℗ 2019 Decca Music Group Limited

Album Description

The Kanneh-Mason family has a website covering all seven siblings, plus a piano trio, who are active musically. Cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason has gotten the headlines with his appearance at the Prince Harry-Meghan Markle wedding, but now comes older sister Isata Kanneh-Mason, elegant indeed in an off-the-shoulder African dress. She deserves credit for choosing an off-the-beaten-path program for her debut: a recital of Clara Schumann's piano music. These pieces are played more often than they used to be, but most of them, especially the concluding Piano Sonata in G minor that was not published until 1991, still qualify as novel. Kanneh-Mason takes the works chronologically, which has the virtue of showing Schumann's compositional development but the disadvantage of leading with the weakest suit, the Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 7, which the composer wrote in her teens. It's a precocious and at times clever work, but it is no match for Robert Schumann's Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 54, and the performance with Holly Mathieson leading the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra is straightforward but no more. Things improve as Kanneh-Mason traverses two sets of Romances, a Scherzo, and two arrangements of music by Robert Schumann. The best is saved for last with the Piano Sonata in G minor. Clara Schumann modestly titled this work a Sonatine and gave it to her husband as a Christmas present. The latter should not disqualify it from consideration in the least, and the Sonatine title was given when the work had only two movements; Schumann returned to the work twice and ended up with a substantial four-movement work that is more sonata than sonatina. Sample its muscular Scherzo, which also shows Kanneh-Mason developing some lively power. She's definitely a pianist to watch, and this is a worthwhile addition to the Clara Schumann discography.

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