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Schubert And His Works

Gelesen von David Wales

This is a short introduction to Franz Schubert’s life and works. “…to give the casual radio listener a slight idea of Schubert’s inundating fecundity and inspiration. Like Bach, like Haydn, like Mozart, Schubert’s capacity for creative labor staggers the imagination… Volumes would not exhaust the wonder of his myriad creations. If this tiny book serves to heighten even a little the reader’s interest in such songs, symphonies, piano or chamber works of Schubert as come to his attention over the air it will have achieved the most that can be asked of it.” This book was published by The Philharmonic Symphony Society of New York. - Summary by Author's Foreword and david wales (1 hr 30 min)

Chapters

Part 1: Foreword and Beginning and He Joins The Sangerknaben

16:31

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Part 2: The Earliest Compositions and The Early Symphonies

21:09

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Part 3: Der Erlkonig

19:36

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Part 4: The Sketch Symphony and The Unfinished

7:20

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Part 5: The Rosamunde Overture to His Death

26:20

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