Schumann and literature (opp. 132 and 133)
Laura Tunbridge talks to Professor Barry Murnane and pianist Tim Horton about Schumann's relationship to literature, manifest in the 1850s through his fairytale-themed chamber music, the Märchenerzählungen op. 132, and his piano pieces Gesaenge der Fruehe op. 133.
Musical credits: Märchenerzählungen Op 132: The Nash Ensemble, Hyperion, 2012 (catalogue number: CDA67923)