Mignon, op. 68, no. 35 -- Urtext
Mignon - Seiltänzermädchen - Tight-Rope Dancer - Album für die Jugend, op. 68
This beautiful piano piece entitled Mignon is the 35th of 43 short piano pieces in Robert Schumann's Album für die Jugend, op. 68.
Its original title (in German) is Mignon, and in the autograph the work was originally titled Seiltänzermädchen [Tight-Rope Dancer].
Schumann's Mignon, op. 68, no. 35 is written in the key of E flat Major.
It is appropriate for Grade 6 piano students.
Concerning the fp in measure 1 and other similar passages, the Clara Schumann edition has a footnote :
The fp is to be played merely as a slight emphasis on the last quarter note of the measure.
Furthermore, in measure 7, the first note in the right hand is Bb. The Clara Schumann and other editions have Ab3, but the autograph clearly shows Bb here.
Duration : 03:08
Source : Robert Schumann, Album für die Jugend, op. 68 [Album for the Young], 1848
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