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 to immigrant parents 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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4 Impromptus D.935, Op.142 for piano: No.2 in A flat major
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4 Impromptus D.935, Op.142 for piano: No.2 in A flat major

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Mass in E flat major, D 950: Benedictus
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Mass in E flat major, D 950: Benedictus
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Die Forelle Op. 32 D.550 transcr. for arpeggione and piano
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Die Forelle Op. 32 D.550 transcr. for arpeggione and piano
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Piano Sonata in A major D664
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Piano Sonata in A major D664
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Piano Sonata in C Minor, D.958
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Piano Sonata in C Minor, D.958
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Piano Sonata in A major D959: I. Allegro
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Piano Sonata in A major D959: I. Allegro
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Octet in F D803: III. Scherzo
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Octet in F D803: III. Scherzo
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Die junge Nonne, D 826
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Die junge Nonne, D 826
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Schafers Klagelied (D.121) (Op.3 No.1) (Shepherd's Lament)
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Schafers Klagelied (D.121) (Op.3 No.1) (Shepherd's Lament)
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An die Entfernte (D.765) (To one who is far away)
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An die Entfernte (D.765) (To one who is far away)
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An Sylvia
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An Sylvia
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Piano Impromptu No. 1 in C minor D. 899
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Piano Impromptu No. 1 in C minor D. 899
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Fantasia in F minor for piano duet (D.940)
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Fantasia in F minor for piano duet (D.940)
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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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Hektors Abschied
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Hektors Abschied
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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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Trost in Tranen D.120 (Consolation in tears)
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Trost in Tranen D.120 (Consolation in tears)
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String Quintet in C major, D.956
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String Quintet in C major, D.956
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Abendstern, D.806
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Abendstern, D.806
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Impromptu in E flat, D899: No.2
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Impromptu in E flat, D899: No.2
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Mullerlieder S.565, transc. for piano [from 'Die schone Mullerin']: no.5; Wohin?
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Mullerlieder S.565, transc. for piano [from 'Die schone Mullerin']: no.5; Wohin?
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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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Die Schone Mullerin - song-cycle D.795: no.1; Das Wandern
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Die Schone Mullerin - song-cycle D.795: no.1; Das Wandern
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Symphony No 6 in C major, D 589 (3rd mvt)
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Symphony No 6 in C major, D 589 (3rd mvt)
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Rosamunde, op.26 - Ballet no.1 in B minor
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Rosamunde, op.26 - Ballet no.1 in B minor
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Symphony No 9 in C major, D 944 (Great)
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Symphony No 9 in C major, D 944 (Great)
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Duo Sonata in A major, D 574 (4th mvt)
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Duo Sonata in A major, D 574 (4th mvt)
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Fantasy in C major D.760 (Wandererfantasie) Beginning (feat. Barry Douglas)
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Fantasy in C major D.760 (Wandererfantasie) Beginning (feat. Barry Douglas)
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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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Symphony No 9 in C major, D944, 'Great'
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Symphony No 9 in C major, D944, 'Great'
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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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Der Leiermann, D 911 No 24 (Winterreise)
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Der Leiermann, D 911 No 24 (Winterreise)
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3 Lieder
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3 Lieder
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Phantasy in C major (D.934) (Op.Posth.159)
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Phantasy in C major (D.934) (Op.Posth.159)
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Impromptu in G flat major, D 899 No 3
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Impromptu in G flat major, D 899 No 3
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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 no 3 in B flat major (from 4 Impromptus D 935) (1828)
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Impromptu no 3 in B flat major (from 4 Impromptus D 935) (1828)
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Die Schone Mullerin: 20. Des Baches Wiegenlied
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Die Schone Mullerin: 20. Des Baches Wiegenlied
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Piano Quintet in A major 'The Trout' (Op.114 (D.667)
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Piano Quintet in A major 'The Trout' (Op.114 (D.667)
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Sonata in A major for violin and piano, D 574, 'Grand Duo'
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Sonata in A major for violin and piano, D 574, 'Grand Duo'
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Piano Quintet 'Trout' D.667, 1st movement
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Piano Quintet 'Trout' D.667, 1st movement
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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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Piano Trio No 2 in E flat major, D 929 (2nd mvt)
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Piano Trio No 2 in E flat major, D 929 (2nd mvt)
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Symphony No 5 in B flat major, D 485 (3rd mvt)
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Symphony No 5 in B flat major, D 485 (3rd mvt)
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Der Leiermann (Winterreise)
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Der Leiermann (Winterreise)
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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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Impromptu in B flat, D.935 no.3
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Impromptu in B flat, D.935 no.3
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Rosamunde: Overture (D.644)
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Rosamunde: Overture (D.644)
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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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Prometheus D.674, arr. Reger for voice and orchestra
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Prometheus D.674, arr. Reger for voice and orchestra

Prometheus D.674, arr. Reger for voice and orchestra

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