I admit it. The first clip after the fold is the real reason I'm writing this diary. Whenever I can find a reason to post Horowitz playing Traumerei in Moscow, I grab it.
That is not to say that Schumann's legacy should not be celebrated, especially as an interlude on a busy Friday.
Below the fold, Traumerei, etc. Add your own favorite Schumann moments as you see fit in the comments.
First, her is Vladimir, in one of the most moving moments in concert history:
Next, Sviatoslav Richter playing the first movement of Fantasy in C major:
Here is Martha Argerich playing the last section of the last movement of the Piano Concerto in A Minor:
Elly Ameling singing Liederkreis, #1: