4/8 Donald Macleod joins Schubert and his friends on their various excursions to the Austrian countryside, where the composer was inspired to create several brilliant masterpieces and one operatic disaster.
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Octet in F major D.803
Performer: Mithras Octet
Die Blumensprache D.519
Performer: Elly AMELING - Soprano (Soprano)
Performer: Dalton BALDWIN - Piano (Piano)
Der Fluss D.693
Performer: Gundula JANOWITZ - Soprano
Performer: Irwin GAGE - Piano
Im Walde (Waldesnacht) D.708
Performer: Florian BOESCH - Baritone
Performer: Burkhard KEHRING - Piano
Quintet in A major D.667 (Trout) for piano, violin, viola, cello & db
Performer: Robert HOLL - Bass
Performer: Rudolf JANSEN - Piano
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