Franz Schubert


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Schubert, Franz

(1797–1828) brilliant composer, died at 31. [Music Hist.: Thompson, 1968]
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Franz Schubert dedicated this lovely little piano piece to his friend, singer Ferdinand Walcher, in April of 1827.
Noting the dearth of scholarship in English on the dances, Chusid analyzes the many types of dances by composer Franz Schubert, discussing them by genre: the minuets for winds, piano, and string quartet; the ecossaises; the early German dances and landler; published waltzes, landler, and German dances; the polonaises and dances for piano duet; and the dances published after his death.
They performed several classical compositions, including pieces by Ludwig van Beethoven, Sergei Rachmaninoff and Franz Schubert on the piano and violoncello.
Handel, The Raven lied for voice and piano by Franz Schubert, Dance of the Firebird for orchestral suite by Igor Stravinsky, and The Robin from Small Sketches of Birds by Olivier Messiaen.
German lyric baritone Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (1925-2012), recognized as one of the greatest singers of German songs (Lieder), is featured in this two-part recital program of works by Franz Schubert and Robert Schumann, recorded at the Opera Theatre of Nuremberg.
The recital explores the melodies of Franz Schubert and Francis Poulenc, plus works by Debussy, Faure and Chopin.
The orchestra performed a program devoted in its entirety to Austrian composer Franz Schubert -- his symphonies nos.
Franz Schubert hatte in den letzten 20 Jahren wenig Gluck mit seinen Biografen.
Past members of this notable group include composer Franz Schubert and conductors Hans Richter and Clemens Krauss.
The Orchestra performed a selection of Franz Schubert melodies collected by the Austrian composer Johanna Dodderer under the title "Variations on Tritsch-Tratsch-Polka".
These are words you might reasonably use to evoke the downside of German Romanticism--especially if you're listening to Franz Schubert's Winterreise ("Winter's Journey"), a composition of unremitting melancholy.
The Department of Education last week defended the change by claiming O Searcaigh was an artist of the same importance as Oscar Wilde, Lord Byron or Franz Schubert.