From Schütz to Orff: Germany is the land of composers

Between 1943 and 1947 the author Thomas Mann wrote a novel about the German psyche. The profession of his main character? A composer. Germany has been a focal point of music composition since the baroque period. The three Bs – Bach, Beethoven, Brahms – are just the tip of the iceberg.

Robert Schumann (1810-1856), the quintessential German Romantic composer, is best known for his piano music and his lieder . Romantic tragedy was not only his domain as a musician, it was also a presence in his all too brief life.

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