Franz Schubert

Born 31 January 1797. Died 19 November 1828
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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Die Schone Mullerin - song-cycle D.795: no.12; Pause
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Die Schone Mullerin - song-cycle D.795: no.12; Pause

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Du bist die Ruh
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Du bist die Ruh
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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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Eine Leichenfantasie D.7
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Eine Leichenfantasie D.7

Eine Leichenfantasie D.7

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Christophe Pregardien
Franz Schubert
Wandrers Nachtlied II
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Wandrers Nachtlied II

Wandrers Nachtlied II

Performer
Florian Boesch (baritone), Roger Vignoles (piano)
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Der Wanderer
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Der Wanderer

Der Wanderer

Performer
Florian Boesch (baritone), Roger Vignoles (piano)
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Der Gondelfahrer, D 809
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Der Gondelfahrer, D 809

Der Gondelfahrer, D 809

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Thomas Seyboldt
Choir
Schubert Hoch Vier
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String Quartet no. 14 in D Minor Death and The Maiden: iv) Presto
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String Quartet no. 14 in D Minor Death and The Maiden: iv) Presto
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Piano Sonata in A major, D.959
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Piano Sonata in A major, D.959
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Sehnsucht (Nostalgia)
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Sehnsucht (Nostalgia)
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Ave Maria, D839
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Ave Maria, D839
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Fantasy in C major 'Wandererfantasie', D760
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Fantasy in C major 'Wandererfantasie', D760
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Die Forelle, D 550
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Die Forelle, D 550
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Rosamunde (Ballet Music No 2), D797
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Rosamunde (Ballet Music No 2), D797
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Rondo in A D.951 'Grand Rondeau'
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Rondo in A D.951 'Grand Rondeau'
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Der Fluss D.693
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Der Fluss D.693
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Overture in D major D590 'in the Italian style'
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Overture in D major D590 'in the Italian style'
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Des Baches Wiegenlied (Die schöne Müllerin)
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Des Baches Wiegenlied (Die schöne Müllerin)
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Quartet in D minor, D810 "Death and the Maiden" (4th mvt)
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Quartet in D minor, D810 "Death and the Maiden" (4th mvt)
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Auf dem Wasser zu singen, D 774
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Auf dem Wasser zu singen, D 774
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Piano Quintet in A major, D 667, 'Trout' (4th mvt)
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Piano Quintet in A major, D 667, 'Trout' (4th mvt)
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Nacht und Träume, D827
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Nacht und Träume, D827

Nacht und Träume, D827

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Matthaus Casimir von Collin
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Auf dem Wasser zu singen, D.774
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Auf dem Wasser zu singen, D.774
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Grande Marche
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Grande Marche
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Die Gotter Griechenlands D.677b
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Die Gotter Griechenlands D.677b
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Schubert in A minor D.821, Arpeggione
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Schubert in A minor D.821, Arpeggione
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4 Impromptus for piano (D.899) (Op.90), no.4 in A flat major;
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4 Impromptus for piano (D.899) (Op.90), no.4 in A flat major;
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Polonaise No 3 in E major for piano duet, D 599
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Polonaise No 3 in E major for piano duet, D 599
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No.2 in A flat major from 4 Impromptus D.935, Op.142
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No.2 in A flat major from 4 Impromptus D.935, Op.142
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Quintet for piano (D667) in A 'Trout', 4th mvt; Thema (Andantino)
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Quintet for piano (D667) in A 'Trout', 4th mvt; Thema (Andantino)
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Overture in C major D.591 (in the Italian style)
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Overture in C major D.591 (in the Italian style)
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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 Quintet in A major, D 667, 'Trout'
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Piano Quintet in A major, D 667, 'Trout'
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Ellens Gesang, D 839 'Ave Maria' transc Liszt
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Ellens Gesang, D 839 'Ave Maria' transc Liszt
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Die Forelle, D.550
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Die Forelle, D.550
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An den Mond (Geuss, lieber Mond) D.193
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An den Mond (Geuss, lieber Mond) D.193
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Marche militaire No.1 in D major, D733
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Marche militaire No.1 in D major, D733
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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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Piano Sonata No 15 in C major, D840
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Piano Sonata No 15 in C major, D840
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Symphony No 5 in B flat major, (4th mvt)
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Symphony No 5 in B flat major, (4th mvt)
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Heidenröslein, D 257
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Heidenröslein, D 257
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Octet in F major, D 803 (4th mvt)
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Octet in F major, D 803 (4th mvt)
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String Quintet in C major, Op 163 (4th mvt)
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String Quintet in C major, Op 163 (4th mvt)
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Der Leiermann (Winterreise)
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Der Leiermann (Winterreise)
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Impromptu in F minor, D 935 No 4
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Impromptu in F minor, D 935 No 4
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The Shepherd on the Rock, D 965
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The Shepherd on the Rock, D 965
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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
Symphony no 2 in B flat major D.125
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Symphony no 2 in B flat major D.125
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Fantasy in F minor for piano duet, D 940
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Fantasy in F minor for piano duet, D 940
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Frühlingsgesang
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Frühlingsgesang

Frühlingsgesang

Choir
Camerata Musica Limburg
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