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For my program, I have selected the pieces by both men and women composers whose lives in different periods. Haydn was an Austrian composer of the Classical period. The C major piano sonata is a playful piece that has a distinct character. Robert Schumann was a German composer, pianist, and influential music critic of the Romantic era. His wife, Clara Schumann, was a great pianist and composer as well. Grand Sonata No.1 in F sharp minor, Op.11, was composed by Robert Schumann from 1833 to 1835. He published it anonymously as “Pianoforte Sonata, dedicated to Clara by Forest and and Eusebius”. Thus, this piece has two different emotions, one is enthusiastic, impulsive, and spontaneous, another is emotional, inward, and thoughtful. Dei Romanzen Op.21, No.1, was composed by Clara Schumann. Like Grand Sonata, it has two different characters as well, and both these two pieces are highly expressive. Tobias Picker is an American composer, director, and pianist. Where the Rivers Go is an emotional and beautiful contemporary piece which sounds like a river that never stops.