Franz Schubert
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1797-01-31
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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 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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Wer sich der Einsamkeit ergibit (D.478) from Three Songs of the Harpist Op 12
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Wer sich der Einsamkeit ergibit (D.478) from Three Songs of the Harpist Op 12

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Symphony no 8 'Unfinished'
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Symphony no 8 'Unfinished'
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Der Leiermann (Winterreise)
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Der Leiermann (Winterreise)
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Die Taubenpost, D 957 No 14 (Schwanengesang)
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Die Taubenpost, D 957 No 14 (Schwanengesang)
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Symphony No.5 in B Flat, D.485 (1st mvt)
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Symphony No.5 in B Flat, D.485 (1st mvt)
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String Quartet in D minor, D 810 (Death and the maiden) - 4th mvt
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String Quartet in D minor, D 810 (Death and the maiden) - 4th mvt
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Einsamkeit for soprano and orchestra
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Einsamkeit for soprano and orchestra
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Three Songs
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Three Songs
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Der Hirt auf dem Felsen, D 965
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Der Hirt auf dem Felsen, D 965
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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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Moments Musicaux in A flat major, D.780, no.6
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Moments Musicaux in A flat major, D.780, no.6
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String Quintet in C (2nd mvt: Adagio)
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String Quintet in C (2nd mvt: Adagio)
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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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Ave Maria, D839
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Ave Maria, D839
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Quartet for strings no. 13 "Rosamunde", iii) Menuetto and allegretto
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Quartet for strings no. 13 "Rosamunde", iii) Menuetto and allegretto
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Quartettsatz, D. 703
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Quartettsatz, D. 703
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Schwanengesang D.957, 'Standchen'
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Schwanengesang D.957, 'Standchen'
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Piano Sonata No. 21 in B flat major, D960 - IV. Allegro ma non troppo
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Piano Sonata No. 21 in B flat major, D960 - IV. Allegro ma non troppo
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Auf dem See, D543
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Auf dem See, D543
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Rondo in A major for piano duet, D 951
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Rondo in A major for piano duet, D 951
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Impromptu No 2 in E Flat, D899
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Impromptu No 2 in E Flat, D899
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Du bist die Ruh (D.776), arr. Reger for voice and orchestra
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Du bist die Ruh (D.776), arr. Reger for voice and orchestra
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String Quartet No 14 in D minor, 'Death and the Maiden'
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String Quartet No 14 in D minor, 'Death and the Maiden'
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Moment Musicale No 3 in F minor (D780 no 3)
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Moment Musicale No 3 in F minor (D780 no 3)
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String Trio in B flat major, D 471
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String Trio in B flat major, D 471
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Rosamunde (Ballet in G major)
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Rosamunde (Ballet in G major)
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Andantino (second movement) from Piano Sonata in A major, D.959
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Andantino (second movement) from Piano Sonata in A major, D.959
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Octet in F major, D.803
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Octet in F major, D.803

Octet in F major, D.803

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Vilde Frang Bjaerke
Elisabeth Dingstad
Bendik Foss
Audun Sandvik
Håkon Thelin
Andreas Sunden
Audun Halvorsen
Jukka Harjo
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Symphony No. 8 in B minor, 'Unfinished'
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Symphony No. 8 in B minor, 'Unfinished'
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Six Moments musicaux, D 780 (No 3 in F minor)
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Six Moments musicaux, D 780 (No 3 in F minor)
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String Quartet No 1
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String Quartet No 1
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Quartet D.18 for strings
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Quartet D.18 for strings
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Gretchen am Spinnrade D118
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Gretchen am Spinnrade D118

Gretchen am Spinnrade D118

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National Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra
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Piano Sonata in B-flat major, D.960, 3rd Mvt
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Piano Sonata in B-flat major, D.960, 3rd Mvt
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Einsamkeit for Soprano and Orchestra
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Einsamkeit for Soprano and Orchestra
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Gondelfahrer (D808)
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Gondelfahrer (D808)
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Grand Duo in A, D574
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Grand Duo in A, D574
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An die Türen will ich schleichen (Gesänge des Harfners)
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An die Türen will ich schleichen (Gesänge des Harfners)
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Gesang der Geister über den Wassern, D.714
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Gesang der Geister über den Wassern, D.714

Gesang der Geister über den Wassern, D.714

Performer
Vladimir Mendelssohn
Annariina Jokela
Joona Pulkkinen
Maja Bogdanović
Petri Makiharju
Choir
Atta Ensemble
Franz Schubert
Piano Trio in E flat major, D929
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Piano Trio in E flat major, D929
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String Quartet in G major, D 887 (4th mvt)
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String Quartet in G major, D 887 (4th mvt)
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Symphony No 6 in C major, D.589
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Symphony No 6 in C major, D.589
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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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Wohin? (Die Schone Mullerin)
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Wohin? (Die Schone Mullerin)
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Piano Trio in E flat major, D 897, 'Notturno'
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Piano Trio in E flat major, D 897, 'Notturno'
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6 Deutsche Tänze, D820
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6 Deutsche Tänze, D820
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Der du von dem Himmel bist,
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Der du von dem Himmel bist,
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Der Taucher
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Der Taucher
Franz Schubert
Eight Ländler (German dances) (from D.790)
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Eight Ländler (German dances) (from D.790)
Franz Schubert
Am Feierabend (Die Schone Mullerin)
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Am Feierabend (Die Schone Mullerin)
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