Franz Schubert
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Franz Schubert

Franz Schubert Biography (Wikipedia)

Franz Peter Schubert (31 January 1797 – 19 November 1828) was an Austrian composer of the late Classical and early Romantic eras. Despite his short lifetime, Schubert left behind a vast oeuvre, including more than 600 secular vocal works (mainly lieder), seven complete symphonies, sacred music, operas, incidental music and a large body of piano and chamber music. His major works include the Piano Quintet in A major, D. 667 (Trout Quintet), the Symphony No. 8 in B minor, D. 759 (Unfinished Symphony), the ”Great” Symphony No. 9 in C major, D. 944, the three last piano sonatas (D. 958–960), the opera Fierrabras (D. 796), the incidental music to the play Rosamunde (D. 797), and the song cycles Die schöne Müllerin (D. 795) and Winterreise (D. 911).

Born in the Himmelpfortgrund suburb of Vienna, Schubert's uncommon gifts for music were evident from an early age. His father gave him his first violin lessons and his older brother gave him piano lessons, but Schubert soon exceeded their abilities. In 1808, at the age of eleven, he became a pupil at the Stadtkonvikt school, where he became acquainted with the orchestral music of Haydn, Mozart, and Beethoven. He left the Stadtkonvikt at the end of 1813, and returned home to live with his father, where he began studying to become a schoolteacher; despite this, he continued his studies in composition with Antonio Salieri and still composed prolifically. In 1821, Schubert was granted admission to the Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde as a performing member, which helped establish his name among the Viennese citizenry. He gave a concert of his own works to critical acclaim in March 1828, the only time he did so in his career. He died eight months later at the age of 31, the cause officially attributed to typhoid fever, but believed by some historians to be syphilis.

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Impromptu in C minor, D 899 No 1
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Impromptu in C minor, D 899 No 1

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*Der Musensohn, D764, Op 92 no 1 (26.4.1948)
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*Der Musensohn, D764, Op 92 no 1 (26.4.1948)
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Impromptu In G Flat Major
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Impromptu In G Flat Major
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Standchen
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Standchen
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Moments musicaux D 780 - No 4 Moderato in cis-moll
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Moments musicaux D 780 - No 4 Moderato in cis-moll
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Du bist die Ruh, D 776
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Du bist die Ruh, D 776
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Impromptu in E flat major, D.899 no.2
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Impromptu in E flat major, D.899 no.2
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Piano onata No. 21 in B flat major, D. 960 - Scherzo
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Piano onata No. 21 in B flat major, D. 960 - Scherzo
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Sonata in C minor D.958 for piano
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Sonata in C minor D.958 for piano
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An die Musik, D 547
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An die Musik, D 547
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Standchen from Schwanengesang (D.957)
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Standchen from Schwanengesang (D.957)
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Der Atlas from "Schwanengesang" (D.957)
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Der Atlas from "Schwanengesang" (D.957)
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Impromptu No 3 in G flat major (4 Impromptus, D 899)
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Impromptu No 3 in G flat major (4 Impromptus, D 899)
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Standchen
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Standchen
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An Silvia & Litanei
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An Silvia & Litanei
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Die Gotter Griechenlands
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Die Gotter Griechenlands
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Arpeggione Sonata for cello and piano (D.821)
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Arpeggione Sonata for cello and piano (D.821)
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Piano Sonata in D D850
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Piano Sonata in D D850
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Impromptu D.935'4. Allegro scherzando
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Impromptu D.935'4. Allegro scherzando
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Sonata in B flat (D960) - Scherzo
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Sonata in B flat (D960) - Scherzo
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Litanei auf das Fest Aller Seelen 'Am Tage Aller Seelen D343
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Litanei auf das Fest Aller Seelen 'Am Tage Aller Seelen D343
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Piano Quintet in A major, D.667 'Trout' (5th mvt)
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Piano Quintet in A major, D.667 'Trout' (5th mvt)
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Octet in F major, D.803 (3rd mvt)
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Octet in F major, D.803 (3rd mvt)
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Sonata In A Major D.664 For Piano
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Sonata In A Major D.664 For Piano
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String Quintet in C major, D.956 (4th mvt)
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String Quintet in C major, D.956 (4th mvt)
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Sechs Moments Musicaux, Op. 94, D. 780: IV. Moderato
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Sechs Moments Musicaux, Op. 94, D. 780: IV. Moderato
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6 Moments musicaux, Op.94 D.780: No.2 in A flat (Andantino)
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6 Moments musicaux, Op.94 D.780: No.2 in A flat (Andantino)
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Der Lindenbaum (Winterreise, D.911)
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Der Lindenbaum (Winterreise, D.911)
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Litanei, D. 343
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Litanei, D. 343
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Octet in F major, D.803 (3rd mvt)
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Octet in F major, D.803 (3rd mvt)

Octet in F major, D.803 (3rd mvt)

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Gaudier Ensemble
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Rondo in A major for Violin and Strings, D438
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Rondo in A major for Violin and Strings, D438
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Piano Trio no.2 in E flat major (2nd mvt: Andante)
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Piano Trio no.2 in E flat major (2nd mvt: Andante)
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Piano Sonata in C minor, D958
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Piano Sonata in C minor, D958
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Mass no 6 in E flat major, D.950
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Mass no 6 in E flat major, D.950
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Sonata in A minor D.821
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Sonata in A minor D.821
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Einsamkeit (Winterreise)
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Einsamkeit (Winterreise)

Einsamkeit (Winterreise)

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Mathias goerne (baritone), Christoph Eschenbach (piano)
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Prometheus, D 674
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Prometheus, D 674
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An den Mond (Fullest wieder Busch und Tal) D.259
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An den Mond (Fullest wieder Busch und Tal) D.259
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Auf dem Wasser zu singen
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Auf dem Wasser zu singen
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Piano Sonata in A major, D 959 (3rd mvt)
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Piano Sonata in A major, D 959 (3rd mvt)
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Mut (Winterreise D.911)
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Mut (Winterreise D.911)

Mut (Winterreise D.911)

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Paul Lewis
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Franz Schubert
Allegretto in C minor D.915
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Allegretto in C minor D.915
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Quartet No.14 in D minor 'Death and the Maiden' (D.810)
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Quartet No.14 in D minor 'Death and the Maiden' (D.810)
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Die Taubenpost, D.965a (Schwanengesang, D.957)
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Die Taubenpost, D.965a (Schwanengesang, D.957)
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Symphony no.5 in B flat major, D.485 (1st mvt)
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Symphony no.5 in B flat major, D.485 (1st mvt)
Franz Schubert
Nacht und Träume, D827
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Nacht und Träume, D827

Nacht und Träume, D827

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Matthaus Casimir von Collin
Franz Schubert
Piano Sonata in A major, D 959
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Piano Sonata in A major, D 959
Franz Schubert
4 Impromptus for piano, D 899 (No 4 in A flat)
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4 Impromptus for piano, D 899 (No 4 in A flat)
Franz Schubert
Der Jäger, D 795 No 14 (Die schöne Müllerin)
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Der Jäger, D 795 No 14 (Die schöne Müllerin)
Franz Schubert
Die Forelle
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Die Forelle
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Symphony No 3 in D major, D.200
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Symphony No 3 in D major, D.200
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