Clara Schumann - High Priestess Of The Keyboard

Clara Wieck Schumann, wife of Robert, was an outstanding interpreter of her husband's music, an influential piano teacher and a sometime composer herself.

Jonathan Dobson assesses her legacy in discussion with guests including composer Ruth Byrchmore and music critic Jerrold Northrop Moore.

With music from Clara's most outstanding pupils Fanny Davies, Ilona Eibenschutz, Carl Friedberg and Adelina de Lara and readings from Elaine Pyke.

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19970803

Clara Wieck Schumann, wife of Robert, was an outstanding interpreter of her husband's music, an influential piano teacher and a sometime composer herself.

Jonathan Dobson assesses her legacy in discussion with guests including composer Ruth Byrchmore and music critic Jerrold Northrop Moore.

With music from Clara's most outstanding pupils Fanny Davies, Ilona Eibenschutz, Carl Friedberg and Adelina de Lara and readings from Elaine Pyke.

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Jonathan Dobson assesses the legacy of Clara Wieck Schumann , wife of composer Robert Schumann , with composer Ruth Byrchmore and music critic Jerrold Northrop Moore. Readings by Elaine Pyke.

Producer Judith Bumpus First broadcast on Radio 3

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970803]

Unknown: Jonathan Dobson

Unknown: Clara Wieck Schumann

Unknown: Robert Schumann

Unknown: Ruth Byrchmore

Unknown: Jerrold Northrop Moore.

Unknown: Elaine Pyke.

Producer: Judith Bumpus