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  Franz Schubert
Schubert's admirers issued 20 of his songs by private subscription, and he and Schober collaborated on Alfonso und Estrella (later said to be his favourite opera).
Schubert's fame was long limited to that of a songwriter, since the bulk of his large output was not even published, and some not even performed, until the late 19th century.
Schubert's discovery of Wilhelm Müller's narrative lyrics gave rise to his further development of the lied by means of the song cycle.
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  Island of Freedom - Franz Schubert
Schubert was an immensely prolific composer in all media; only his operas have not been successful.
Schubert's first six symphonies are outwardly modeled after those of Mozart and Haydn but contain many innovative departures from their classic prototypes.
Schubert did not teach and left no school of composers, but his influence was felt throughout the century.
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  Schubert - MSN Encarta
Franz Schubert (1797-1828), Austrian composer who is considered the greatest of all art song composers and who excelled at chamber music, piano music, and orchestral music.
Schubert’s songs almost invariably employ a piano accompaniment, and they consist primarily of settings of romantic poetry, including the work of such writers as Goethe and Sir Walter Scott.
Schubert’s greatest songs are settings of the poets he loved, among them the greatest poets of German literature: Goethe, Friedrich von Schiller, and Heinrich Heine.
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  Franz Schubert - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Franz Peter Schubert (January 31, 1797 – November 19, 1828), was an Austrian composer, considered the last master of the Viennese Classical school and one of the earliest proponents of musical Romanticism.
Schubert was born in the Himmelpfortgrund, a small suburb of Vienna.
Schubert´s early essay in chamber music is noticeable, since we learn that at the time a regular quartet-party was established at his home "on Sundays and holidays," in which his two brothers played the violin, his father the cello and Franz himself the viola.
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 YouTube - Franz Schubert (documentary) Part 1
Franz Schubert never had children, so please explain..
Franz Schubert - The Greatest Love & The Greatest Sorrow 8
Zhao Jing & Yasuji Ohagi - Schubert - Arpeggione Sonata 1/4
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 Franz Schubert biography - 8notes.com
Schubert was born in the Himmelpfortgrund, a small suburb of Vienna.
His father, Franz, son of a Moravian peasant, was a parish schoolmaster; his mother, Elizabeth Vietz, had before her marriage been a cook in a Viennese family.
Schubert´s early essay in chamber music is noticeable, since we learn that at the time a regular quartet-party was established at his home 'on Sundays and holidays,' in which his two brothers played the violin, his father the cello and Franz himself the viola.
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 Franz Peter Schubert: Master of Song
Franz Peter Schubert was born into a musical family on January 31, 1797 in Vienna as twelfth child of a schoolmaster, Franz Theodor Schubert (1763-1839), and his wife, Maria Elisabeth Vietz (1756-1812).
After Schubert returned to his father's house in 1813, he was eager to devote himself entirely to composition, but at his father's insistence, he entered a ten-month training course to become a "school assistant," a subordinate teacher, at an elementary school.
Schubert so disliked his time spent at elementary teaching, that when he was finally free to compose at the end of the day, he made every minute count.
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 Franz Schubert
Schubert was always the leader of the party, and was known by a half dozen affectionate nicknames, of which the most characteristic is "kann er 'was?" his usual question when a new acquaintance was proposed.
Schubert is best summed up in the well-known phrase of Franz Liszt, that he was "le musicien le plus poète qui fut jamais." In clarity of style he was inferior to Mozart, in power of musical construction he was far inferior to Beethoven, but in poetic impulse and suggestion he is unsurpassed.
To Schubert we owe the introduction into music of a particular quality of romance, a particular "addition of strangeness to beauty"; and so long as the art remains his place among its supreme masters is undoubtedly assured.
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 Franz Schubert - classical composer of songs, symphonies, piano and chamber works
Physically Schubert was short and plump and short-sighted, and everything we know about him suggests that he was a quiet and private man. Although a skilled pianist and violinist, he was neither a virtuoso performer nor a flamboyant conductor who could promote his own work on the public stage.
Schubert was a great admirer of Beethoven and is known to have visited him.
Schubert's music also demonstrates certain novel techniques such as the juxtaposition of unusual chords and an ability to seemingly modulate with ease into any remote key.
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 Franz Schubert biography
The score was discovered in 1838 in Ferdinand Schubert's possession by Schumann and by him sent to Mendelssohn, who produced it at a Gewandhaus concert, Leipzig, March, 1839.
Yet Schubert is not equaled by any of his successors in spontaneity, wealth of melody, and universality of expression.
He was the greatest after Beethoven, who, a sworn enemy of philistinism, practiced music in the highest sense of the word." Schubert's songs range from the simplicity of the folk song to the height of symphonic power, and many of the greatest were written before the composer had reached his twentieth year.
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 Franz Schubert - Uncyclopedia, the content-free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
He is usually known as The Famous Franz Schubert in order to distinguish him from his identical twin brother Franz Schubert (1797-1828).
Schubert was born into humble circumstances in 1797, which was the year of his birth.
Schubert also composed a number of piano quintets, most of which take their name from various species of fish.
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 The Symphony - Franz Schubert
Franz Schubert was born in Vienna, 1797, the son of a schoolmaster who had moved to Vienna from his native Moravia.
Franz was raised in a highly musical environment, and was taught to play the violin, viola, and piano.
Contemporary views on Schubert have, for the greater part of this century, been dominated by an image of him as the coffee-house songwriter, the merry melodist who wrote sublime tunes and little else.
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 Franz Schubert at AllExperts
Franz Peter Schubert (January 31, 1797 – November 19, 1828) was an Austrian composer considered to be the last master of the Viennese Classical school and one of the earliest proponents of musical Romanticism.
His father Franz, the son of a Moravian peasant, was a parish schoolmaster; his mother Elizabeth Vietz, had been a cook for a Viennese family prior to her marriage.
Of the Schuberts' fifteen children (one illegitimate child was born in 1789), ten died in infancy; the surviving children included four sons Ignaz (b.
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 - Classical Music Dictionary - Free MP3
The son of a schoolmaster who had settled in Vienna, Franz Schubert was educated as a chorister of the imperial court chapel and later qualified as a schoolteacher, briefly and thereafter intermittently joining his father in the classroom.
Schubert wrote for mixed voices, male voices and female voices, but by far the most famous of his vocal compositions are the five hundred or so songs, settings of verses ranging from Shakespeare to his friends and contemporaries.
Of Schubert's various string quartets the Quartet in A minor, with its variations on the well known Rosamunde theme and the Quartet in D minor, Death and the Maiden, with variations on the song of that name, are the most familiar.
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 Franz Schubert
Franz Schubert, the fourth son who survived, was born on January 31, 1797.
Schubert was never a ladies’ man, and this is the only affair of the heart in which he was concerned.
Franz Schubert was the most lovable of men, and made heaps of friends in his own class.
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 Constructions of Subjectivity in Franz Schubert's Music - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
"Constructions of Subjectivity in Franz Schubert's Music" was originally a presentation in which highly controversial musicologist Susan McClary set about to discuss how Franz Schubert's music may have been affected by his sexuality.
"In any case, what is at issue is not Schubert's deviance from a "straight" norm, but rather his particular constructions of subjectivity, especially as they contrast with many of those posed by his peers." (p.
McClary's ideas on Schubert have generated considerable controversy, not least because of the absence of evidence of Schubert actually being gay; many critics do not take her ideas seriously.
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 Franz Schubert Biography - famous Franz Schubert Classical collection and Franz Schubert Music Reviews.
The son of a schoolmaster who had settled in Vienna, Franz Schubert was educated as a chorister of the imperial court chapel and later qualified as a schoolteacher, briefly and thereafter intermittently joining his father in the classroom.
Schubert wrote for mixed voices, male voices and female voices, but by far the most famous of his vocal compositions are the five hundred or so songs, settings of verses ranging from Shakespeare to his friends and contemporaries.
Of Schubert's various string quartets the Quartet in A minor, with its variations on the well known Rosamunde theme and the Quartet in D minor, Death and the Maiden, with variations on the song of that name, are the most familiar.
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 CLASSICAL MUSIC ARCHIVES: Schubert Biography
The songs of Schubert number over 600 and range from his earliest masterpieces, such as Gretchen am Spinnrad and Die Erlkonig to the desolate Wintereisse of his final year, and it might be said that the German lied pervades most of Schubert's music.
Schubert expanded the sense of musical time with his "heavenly length" (Schumann's remark on his discovery of the Great Symphony #9 in C Major in the closet of Schubert's brother), and he is also one of the first composers to fully explore the possibilities of the lyric miniature.
Schubert, who is known as one of the greatest melodists, was equally a master of harmonic miracles, creating breathtaking surprises with the imaginative reharmonization of a single note.
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 •• Biography of Franz Peter Schubert - PianoParadise ••
Franz Peter Schubert (January 31, 1797 - November 19, 1828), Austrian composer, was born in the Himmelpfortgrund, a small suburb of Vienna.
Schubert's second symphony in B-flat was finished, and a third, in D major, added soon afterwards.
Schubert is best summed up in the well-known phrase of Liszt, that he was "le musicien le plus poète qui fut jamais." In clarity of style, many judge that he is inferior to Mozart, in power of musical construction far inferior to Beethoven, but in poetic impulse and suggestion he is unsurpassed.
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 Franz Schubert
Schubert also took lessons in organ, voice, counterpoint, and figured bass from the organist at their family's church.
Schubert's work is famous for the relationship between the text and the music.
Additionally, the eerie presence of the Erlking is felt as not only should the singer change the timbre and color of the voice to that of a strident sound, but the rhythm and style of the accompaniment changes to that of a mystical feeling.
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 Essentials of Music - Composers
Schubert was the son of a middle-class schoolteacher who expected that his son would follow in his career.
Schubert wrote more than songs, however, even if these pieces were not fully appreciated during his lifetime.
His symphonies are relatively conservative in their approach to form, but Schubert infused them with a lyrical content that seemed to overflow these bounds.
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 YouTube - Franz Schubert - Ave Maria - Mother´s Day
Ave Maria, a Franz Schubert composition from 18...
Ave Maria, a Franz Schubert composition from 1825 - in German.
franz schubert ave maria christian christ jesus mother day maryam german deutsch armenian iran israel
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 Notes on Franz Schubert by pianist Bart Berman
As a theme Schubert took a romance composed by Hortense, wife to King Louis Napoleon of Holland.
In the summer of 1818, Schubert travelled to Hungary to teach the daughters of Count Esterhazy, nephew of Haydn's patron.
With counters on and off, it had over a 34.000 proven visitors to date, most of which to the Notes on Franz Schubert page.
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 The Schubert Institute (UK)
Its purpose is to promote and develop appreciation of the music of Franz Schubert and study of and research into his life and works.
To further the latter aim we have established the Schubert Institute Research Centre, which was recently officially opened.
If you have written a thesis, dissertation or other such paper about Schubert, and would like a copy to be kept in the research centre, please write to us with the details.
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 Notes on Franz Schubert by pianist Bart Berman
Contains a biography, some audio files (MIDI), discussions of the Unfinished Symphony and other compositions, as well as an option to leave feedback (which is later analyzed) and some links.
Classical Composers Database Franz Schubert by Jos Smeets.
Franz Schubert: 13 Variations, D. by Craig Sapp, a Stanford PhD candidate in Computer-Based Music Theory and Acoustics
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