Robert Schumann is known principally for his lovely piano music and emotional lieder. But the tormented composer also wrote many other fine works.
In his Second Symphony displays fighting spirit, sunlight and positivism: indispensable energy in his personal struggle against dark thoughts and illness, and a musical tribute to Bach and Beethoven.
Felix Mendelssohn Violinkonzert e-Moll, op. 64
Robert Schumann Sinfonie Nr. 2 C-Dur, op. 61