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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Franz Schubert
Schubert in A minor D.821, Arpeggione
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Schubert in A minor D.821, Arpeggione

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Die Nachtigall, D 724
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Die Nachtigall, D 724

Die Nachtigall, D 724

Choir
Utrecht Vocal Soloists
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Symphony No. 8 in B minor, D759 'Unfinished' ii) Andante con moto
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Symphony No. 8 in B minor, D759 'Unfinished' ii) Andante con moto
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Symphony No.8 in B minor (D.759) "Unfinished"
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Symphony No.8 in B minor (D.759) "Unfinished"
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Die Forelle, D 550
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Die Forelle, D 550
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Sonata for arpeggione and piano (D.821) in A minor [1. Allegro Moderato]
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Sonata for arpeggione and piano (D.821) in A minor [1. Allegro Moderato]
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Die schoene Mullerin
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Die schoene Mullerin
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Die Sterne (Wie blitzen die Sterne) D. 939
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Die Sterne (Wie blitzen die Sterne) D. 939
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Piano Quintet in A major, D 667 'Trout'
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Piano Quintet in A major, D 667 'Trout'
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Impromptu in F minor, D 935 no. 1
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Impromptu in F minor, D 935 no. 1
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Symphony No 5 in B flat major, D 485 (4th mvt)
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Symphony No 5 in B flat major, D 485 (4th mvt)
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Overture in the Italian Style in C major, D 591
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Overture in the Italian Style in C major, D 591
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Nahe des Geliebten, D162
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Nahe des Geliebten, D162
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Sonata (Op.53) in D major (D.850)
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Sonata (Op.53) in D major (D.850)
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String Quartet no.13 in A minor D.804 'Rosamunde'
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String Quartet no.13 in A minor D.804 'Rosamunde'
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Rondo in A major for violin and strings, D.438
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Rondo in A major for violin and strings, D.438
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Overture in C minor, D.8
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Overture in C minor, D.8
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Symphony No 5 in B flat major, D 485 (2nd mvt)
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Symphony No 5 in B flat major, D 485 (2nd mvt)
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String Quartet in D minor, D 810, 'Death and the Maiden' (2nd mvt)
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String Quartet in D minor, D 810, 'Death and the Maiden' (2nd mvt)
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Trio in B flat D.471
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Trio in B flat D.471

Trio in B flat D.471

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Trio AnPaPie
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Piano Trio in B flat major, D 28 'Sonatensatz'
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Piano Trio in B flat major, D 28 'Sonatensatz'
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Sonata in A minor D.821 for arpeggione and piano
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Sonata in A minor D.821 for arpeggione and piano
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Des Müllers Blumen, D.795 no.9
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Des Müllers Blumen, D.795 no.9
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Die Vogel, D.691
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Die Vogel, D.691
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Die Nebensonnen, D 911 No 23 (Winterreise)
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Die Nebensonnen, D 911 No 23 (Winterreise)
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Symphony No 6 in C major, D 589 (4th mvt)
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Symphony No 6 in C major, D 589 (4th mvt)
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Impromptu in A flat major, D 899 No 4
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Impromptu in A flat major, D 899 No 4
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Symphony no 9 in C major (Great)
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Symphony no 9 in C major (Great)
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Auf dem Wasser zu singen, D 774 arr Hope
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Auf dem Wasser zu singen, D 774 arr Hope
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String Quartet 'Death and the Maiden' (4th mvt)
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String Quartet 'Death and the Maiden' (4th mvt)
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Impromptu in E flat major, D899 No 2
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Impromptu in E flat major, D899 No 2
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Rosamunde, D 797 (Ballet in G major)
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Rosamunde, D 797 (Ballet in G major)
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Overture from 'Fierrabras' (D.796)
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Overture from 'Fierrabras' (D.796)
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Hungarian Melody in B minor, D 817
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Hungarian Melody in B minor, D 817
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Symphony No 3 in D major, 4th mvt, Presto vivace
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Symphony No 3 in D major, 4th mvt, Presto vivace
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Totengräbers Heimweh, D 842
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Totengräbers Heimweh, D 842
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An den Mond, D 259
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An den Mond, D 259
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Standchen (Horch, horch! die Lerch) (D.889)
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Standchen (Horch, horch! die Lerch) (D.889)
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Violin Sonata in D major, D 384, 'Sonatina'
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Violin Sonata in D major, D 384, 'Sonatina'
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Standchen (after Schubert)
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Standchen (after Schubert)
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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)
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Psalm 23, 'Gott ist mein Hirt', D 706
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Psalm 23, 'Gott ist mein Hirt', D 706
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Impromptu in G, D899 No.3
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Impromptu in G, D899 No.3
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Symphony No 9 in C major, D 944, 'Great' (4th mvt)
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Symphony No 9 in C major, D 944, 'Great' (4th mvt)
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Erlkönig, D 328
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Erlkönig, D 328
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Trost in Tranen D.120 (Consolation in tears)
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Trost in Tranen D.120 (Consolation in tears)
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Piano Sonata No 19 in C minor, D958 iv) Allegro
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Piano Sonata No 19 in C minor, D958 iv) Allegro
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Polonaise in B flat Major, D.580
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Polonaise in B flat Major, D.580
Franz Schubert
Overture in C minor D.8 for strings
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Overture in C minor D.8 for strings

Overture in C minor D.8 for strings

Orchestra
Korean Chamber Orchestra
Franz Schubert
Frühlingsglaube (Uhland) D686
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Frühlingsglaube (Uhland) D686
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