The second movement of Robert Schumann's Kreisleriana.
Kreisleriana, Op. 16, is a composition in eight movements by Robert Schumann for solo piano, titled Phantasien für das Pianoforte, written in April 1838. Dedicated to Frédéric Chopin, it is a very dramatic work and is considered to be one of Schumann's finest compositions. Schumann completed the entire work in four days. Schumann was a dedicated and highly motivated individual who took pride in his work and seemed to thrive on heavy volume.