Robert Schumann

Fantasie in C major

Op. 17 • “Obolen auf Beethovens Monument”

About this work...

The Fantasie in C major, Op. 17, is one of Schumann's greatest keyboard works, a completely original effort compelling in conception and design. Schumann originally composed the first movement as part of a fundraising effort for a memorial to Beethoven; indeed, it is based on a motive from Beethoven's song cycle An die... read more