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Schubert and Friends

2/8 As he entered his twenties, Schubert was finally persuaded by his friends to abandon his hated teaching job and take his chances as a professional composer. Presented by Donald Macleod.

1 hour

Music Played

  • Franz Schubert

    Pax vobiscum D.551

    Performer: Jens FUHR - Piano Performer: Markus EICHE - Baritone

    • Naxos.
    • 8554799.
  • Franz Schubert

    Adagio and rondo concertante in F major D.487 for violin, viola, cello and piano

    Performer: Melos Ensemble

    • EMI.
    • CDM 7-69420-2.
  • Franz Schubert

    Einsamkeit (Gib mir die Fulle der Einsamkeit) D.620

    Performer: Gundula JANOWITZ - Soprano Performer: Irwin GAGE - Piano

    • Orfeo.
    • C592021.
  • Franz Schubert

    Kantate zum Geburtstag des Sangers Johann Michael Vogl D.666 for soprano, tenor, bass and

    Performer: Gerald FINLEY - Bass Performer: Graham JOHNSON - Piano Performer: Lynne DAWSON - Soprano Performer: Michael SCHADE - Tenor

    • HYPERION.
    • CDJ-33034.

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