Historical Concert

Wednesday, January 26, 1910
1909-1910, Concert III of IV

Young Schumann. A recital of pianoforte compositions and songs of the years 1829-1840. In commemoration of the centenary of the year of the master's birth.


Miss Fanny Davies - solo pianist
Miss Jean Waterston - vocalist
Mr A. M. Henderson - accompanist

Work(s) / Composer(s) / Opus No(s): 

Programme of pianoforte music and songs by Robert Schumann.

1. Kreisleriana, fantasias for the pianoforte, op. 16, no. 1, 6 and 8
     1. Extremely agitated, 2/4; very tender and not too quick, 3/4; intermezzo I., very lively, 2/4; first tempo, 3/4; intermezzo II., somewhat quicker, 3/4; slower, 3/4
     6. Very slow, 12/8; somewhat quicker, 6/8
     8. Quick and playful, 6/8

2. Fantasie for the pianoforte, op. 17

3. Three songs
    a. Waldesgespräch, op. 39, no. 3
    b. Der nussbaumn, op. 25, no. 3
    c. Widmung, op. 25, no. 1

4. Carnaval. Scènes mignonnes composées pour le pianoforte sur quatre notes, op. 9

5. Three songs
    a. Das ist ein flöten und geigen, op. 48, no. 9
    b. Mondnacht, op. 39, no. 5
    c. Frühlingsnacht, op. 39, no. 12

6. Five pianoforte pieces
    a. Abends, op. 12, no. 1
    b. Aufschwung, op. 12, no. 2
    c. Romanze in F sharp major, op. op. 28, no. 2
    d. Novellette in A major, op. 21, no. 6
    e. Novellette in D major, op. 21, no. 2

10-page booklet
Programme Notes: 

The preface to the programme consists of a two-and-a-half page essay (pp.3-5) entitled 'Young Schumann', which assesses some of Schumann's piano works and songs up to the year 1840.

Ticket and/or Programme Price(s): 
Fee for series: 10/6
Publicity and Reviews: 

On the outside back page - dates and programmes of the four historical concerts for the 1909-1910 season.