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 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
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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Ballet music (Rosamunde)
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Ballet music (Rosamunde)
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Impromptu in C minor, D 899 No 1
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Impromptu in C minor, D 899 No 1
Franz Schubert
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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Andantino varié D823
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Andantino varié D823
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Die böse Farbe, D 795 No 17 (Die schöne Müllerin)
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Die böse Farbe, D 795 No 17 (Die schöne Müllerin)
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Piano Sonata No.19 in C minor, D.958 (1st mvt)
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Piano Sonata No.19 in C minor, D.958 (1st mvt)
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Piano Trio in E flat major, D897 'Notturno'
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Piano Trio in E flat major, D897 'Notturno'
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An den Mond (Fullest wieder Busch und Tal) D.296 [2nd setting]
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An den Mond (Fullest wieder Busch und Tal) D.296 [2nd setting]
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Rondo in B minor, D 895, 'Rondo brillant'
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Rondo in B minor, D 895, 'Rondo brillant'
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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)
Franz Schubert
Scherzo, Allegro vivace, Trio. Un poco più lento
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Scherzo, Allegro vivace, Trio. Un poco più lento
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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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Widerschein D.949
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Widerschein D.949
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6 Deutsche Tänze, D820
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6 Deutsche Tänze, D820
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Im Haine, D.738
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Im Haine, D.738
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Die Blumensprache, D.519
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Die Blumensprache, D.519
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Am bach im Fruhling D361
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Am bach im Fruhling D361
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Der Blumenbrief D622
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Der Blumenbrief D622
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Du bist die Ruh
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Du bist die Ruh
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Der Einsame, D 800
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Der Einsame, D 800
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Symphony No. 3 in D Major, D. 200: IV. Presto. Vivace
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Symphony No. 3 in D Major, D. 200: IV. Presto. Vivace
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An den Mond D193
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An den Mond D193
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Wandrers Nachtlied, D.768, Op.96`3
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Wandrers Nachtlied, D.768, Op.96`3
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Abendstern D806
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Abendstern D806
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Ganymed
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Ganymed
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Quartettsatz in C minor, D 703
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Quartettsatz in C minor, D 703
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Im Abendrot, D.799
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Im Abendrot, D.799
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Nacht und Träume, D827
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Nacht und Träume, D827
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Rondo in A major, D.951
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Rondo in A major, D.951
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Sonatina in D major, Op. 137
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Sonatina in D major, Op. 137
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Der Tod und das Mädchen, D531
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Der Tod und das Mädchen, D531
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Der Atlas (Schwanengesäng, D957)
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Der Atlas (Schwanengesäng, D957)
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Il traditor deluso (3 Gesänge, D902)
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Il traditor deluso (3 Gesänge, D902)
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Erlkönig, D328
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Erlkönig, D328
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Notturno in E flat major, D 897
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Notturno in E flat major, D 897
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Ave Maria, D.839
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Ave Maria, D.839
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Arpeggione Sonata in A minor D.821 (2nd mvt)
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Arpeggione Sonata in A minor D.821 (2nd mvt)
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Die Gotter Griechenlands D.677b
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Die Gotter Griechenlands D.677b
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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 3 in D major (D.200)
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Symphony no 3 in D major (D.200)
Franz Schubert
Quartet in G major for flute, viola, guitar and cello, D 96 (2nd mvt)
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Quartet in G major for flute, viola, guitar and cello, D 96 (2nd mvt)
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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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Symphony No 5 in B flat major, D485
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Symphony No 5 in B flat major, D485
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Die Nachtigall, D 724
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Die Nachtigall, D 724

Die Nachtigall, D 724

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Utrecht Vocal Soloists
Franz Schubert
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
Franz Schubert
Symphony No.8 in B minor (D.759) "Unfinished"
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Symphony No.8 in B minor (D.759) "Unfinished"
Franz Schubert
Die Forelle, D.550
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Die Forelle, D.550
Franz Schubert
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]
Franz Schubert
Die schoene Mullerin
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Die schoene Mullerin
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