Schumann: Piano Quintet in E flat major op.44. Schubert: Piano Quintet in A major (Trout), Die Forelle

Robert-Schumann

It is said that Schumann wept aloud when he heard news of Schubert’s death. Hence this pairing is apt, for this epitome of 19th-century Romantics had the pantheon of Haydn, Mozart, Schubert and Beethoven (with the last at its apex) to draw on as his models.

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