Schumann Faust Overture Music

Scenes from Goethe’s Faust (Szenen aus Goethes Faust), a musical-theatrical work by composer Robert Schumann, is considered one of Schumann’s most moving works. This three-part composition suggests the struggle between good and evil at the heart of Goethe’s work, as well as Faust’s tumultuous search for enlightenment and peace.

Scenes from Goethe’s Faust: Overture in D minor


About Robert Schumann

Robert Schumann (1810 – 1856) was a German composer, pianist, and music critic of the Romantic era. Schumann left the study of law, to become a pianist, a hand injury caused him to focus his musical energies on composing.

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