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 (sho͞o′bərt, -bĕrt′), Franz Peter 1797-1828.
Austrian composer who refined the form of the German art song in his more than 600 compositions for voice and piano. He also composed symphonies and chamber music.
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(Biography) Franz (Peter) (frants). 1797–1828, Austrian composer; the originator and supreme exponent of the modern German lied. His many songs include the cycles Die Schöne Müllerin (1823) and Die Winterreise (1827). His other works include symphonies and much piano and chamber music including string quartets and the Trout piano quintet (1819)
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Franz, 1797–1828, Austrian composer.
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"Schubert, the colonel of the Pavlograd Hussars, is dining with us today.
As they came up onto the stone plateau that crowns the hill, Amy waved her hand as if welcoming him to her favorite haunt, and said, pointing here and there, "Do you remember the Cathedral and the Corso, the fishermen dragging their nets in the bay, and the lovely road to Villa Franca, Schubert's Tower, just below, and best of all, that speck far out to sea which they say ils Corsica?"
The harsh intervals and shrill discords of barbaric music stirred him at times when Schubert's grace, and Chopin's beautiful sorrows, and the mighty harmonies of Beethoven himself, fell unheeded on his ear.
After dinner she accompanied him in a series of songs by Schubert. This proved an aggravation instead of a relief.
And he made immortal music; now in melodies as exquisite and varied as the songs of Schubert, and now in symphonies where the crudest of Philosophies of History melted into golden harmony.
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Schubert finds deep satisfaction in her work to benefit the corporation's shareholders, descendants, and communities.
Geoffrey Block's Schubert's Reputation from His Time to Ours is the newest book on Franz Schubert in Pendragon Press's series Monographs in Musicology, which includes David Montgomery's Franz Schubert's Music in Performance: Compositional Ideals, Notational Intent, Historical Realities, Pedagogical Foundations (2003), Mark Devoto's Schubert's Great C Major: Biography of a Symphony (2011), and Martin Chusid's Schubert's Dances: For Family, Friends and Posterity (2013).
In yet another beloved chamber music concert by the Cyprus Symphony Orchestra, musicians will present compositions by JS Bach and F Schubert as the Pallas Theatre will fill once again with classical music lovers on November 24 as four musicians will perform.
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