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Goethe and Schubert

across the divide : proceedings of the conference "Goethe and Schubert in perspective and performance", Trinity College Dublin, 4 & 5 April, 2003

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Published by Carysfort Press in Dublin, Ireland .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Schubert, Franz, 1797-1828.,
  • Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von, 1749-1832.,
  • Music and literature.,
  • Songs, German -- 19th century -- History and criticism.,
  • Songs with piano -- 19th century -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesGoethe and Schubert in perspective and performance
    Statementedited by Lorraine Byrne and Dan Farrelly ; [preface by Nicholas Boyle].
    ContributionsByrne, Lorraine, 1968-, Farrelly, Daniel J., 1934-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML410.S3 G643 2003
    The Physical Object
    Pagination247 p. :
    Number of Pages247
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3325445M
    ISBN 10190450504X
    LC Control Number2004298922


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Franz Schubert set 80 of Goethe's poems to music; the resulting lieder are masterpieces of the song literature. Whitton discusses the cultural background of the era, describing Goethe's interest in music and musicians, and Schubert's surprisingly Goethe and Schubert book knowledge of contemporary literature.

The book's last and most arresting part is a detailed, critical analysis of all Goethe-Schubert Lieder, giving the background, as well as the often far-fetched subtext of the poems, and the dates and circumstances of composition. The English translations, like many others in the earlier chapters, are not always felicitous and are sometimes Cited by: 7.

Schubert's tonal innovations and passionate insight into the great lyrics disconcerted the poet, but brought Schubert fame as master composer long before public recognition of his symphonies.

The prolific Schubert (over songs in 10 years) was inspired by Goethe's verse as a prodigious young songwriter ("Gretchen am Spinnrade," his first 5/5(1).

Franz Schubert composed his Lied "Erlkönig" for solo voice and piano at the age of 17 or 18 insetting text from Goethe's poem. Schubert revised the song three times before publishing his fourth version in as his Opus 1; it was catalogued by Otto Erich Deutsch as D.

in his catalog of Schubert's works. He wrote more than songs, many to the lyrics of such German poets as Goethe, Schiller, and Heine. In addition to individual lyrics, such as the famous Erlkönig, set to a ballad by Goethe, Schubert wrote such song cycles as Die schöne Müllerin () and Die Winterreise (), both to poems of Wilhelm.

The traditional approach to the study of Goethe and Schubert is to place them in opposition to one another, both in terms of their life experiences and in relation to the nineteenth-century Lied.

In her introduction to this book, Lorraine Byrne examines the myths that have evolved around these artists and challenges the view that Goethe was Price: $ Erlkönig, Ballade von Goethe (Deutsch ), probably Schubert's most famous Lied, chosen by him as his Opus 1, was the last of nearly songs composed by him in Written at great speed and to an enthusiastic response, it was nevertheless revised several times before its eventual publication, by private subscription, in Schubert's tonal innovations and passionate insight into the great lyrics disconcerted the poet, but brought Schubert fame Goethe and Schubert book master composer long before public recognition of his symphonies.

The prolific Schubert (over songs in 10 years) was inspired by Goethe's verse as a prodigious young songwriter ("Gretchen am Spinnrade," his first.

Franz Schubert set 80 of Goethe's poems to music; the resulting lieder are masterpieces of the song literature. Whitton discusses the cultural background of the era, describing Goethe's interest in music and musicians, and Schubert's surprisingly wide knowledge of contemporary literature.

Each of the songs is treated, with translation and discussion of the background of both text. The traditional approach to the study of Goethe and Schubert is to place them in opposition to one another, both in terms of their life experiences and in relation to the nineteenth-century Lied.

In her introduction to this book, Lorraine Byrne examines the. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xix, pages: illustrations ; 25 cm: Contents: Perceptions of Goethe and Schubert --Goethe the Musician?--Schubert, Goethe and the Development of the Nineteenth-Century Lied --Schubert's Goethe Settings --The Sturm und Drang Years --Goethe, Schubert and the Greeks.

Misc. Notes Parts 1 and 2 of Book 1 contain the lieder cycles Die Schöne Müllerin D - op. 25, Winterreise D - op. 89, and Schwanengesang Dand the individual lieder Erlkönig D - op. 1 and Gretchen am Spinnrade D - op.

2, which are already included in the respective pages. This file includes (at end) the index of Book 1, and the alphabetical index of all Composer: Schubert, Franz. "The story of Goethe and Schubert unfolds in an era that saw German art song evolve from folk song.

Author Kenneth Whitton explores Goethe's involvement with the music and musicians of his time, demonstrating that he had well-developed musical taste and sensibilities; for his part Schubert was surprisingly well read in the literature of his time and attuned to intellectual and.

One particularly poignant fact is that Goethe knew nothing of Schubert's talent until it was too late to help him. In Schubert's friend Josef von Spaun gathered together two volumes of Schubert's Lieder to send to Goethe, hoping that the great man would help in promoting the publication of the young composer's works.

You can find practice materials for the listening, reading, writing and speaking modules here to help you prepare for the Goethe-Zertifikat B1 exam. B1 Set of practice exercises for adults B1 Set of practice exercises for adults (PDF, 4 MB) B1 Set of practice exercises for adults -- play the.

Schubert's Goethe Settings represents a valuable addition to Schubert scholarship, especially for its wealth of information about Goethe's poetry it will serve as a useful reference book for scholars and performers alike.' Notes.

Table of Contents. Contents: Introduction; Perceptions of Goethe and Schubert: Goethe the musician?. Schubert's first Lied of substance, his setting of Goethe's Gretchen am Spinnrade, was a watershed in his development as a composer.

The emotional intensity of the poem and the miniature dramatic scenario it evokes clearly had a profound effect on the year-old Schubert, since it unleashed in him a hitherto untapped mine of inspiration, both.

The Erl-King, also called The Elf-King, dramatic ballad by J.W. von Goethe, written in and published as Der poem is based on the Germanic legend of a malevolent elf who haunts the Black Forest, luring children to was translated into English by Sir Walter Scott and set to music in a famous song by Franz Schubert.

In the ballad a father and son are. Younger than Goethe when he first became famous, Schubert at age eighteen set the poem to music for a singer accompanied on the piano. He finished the song, or lieder in German, in and revised it several times until it was formally published inwhen it caused a sensation.

Goethe's works span the fields of poetry, drama, literature, theology, humanism, and science. Goethe's magnum opus, lauded as one of the peaks of world literature, is the two-part drama Faust. Goethe's other well-known literary works include Johann Wolfgang von Goethe was a /5.

Schubert's Goethe Settings represents a valuable addition to Schubert scholarship, especially for its wealth of information about Goethe's poetry. Despite some shortcomings, it will serve as a useful reference book for scholars and performers alike. Franz Schubert, Austrian composer who bridged the worlds of Classical and Romantic music, noted for the melody and harmony in his songs (lieder) and chamber music.

Among other works are Symphony No. 9 in C Major (The Great; ) and Symphony in B Minor (Unfinished; ). Read more about Schubert’s life and career.

In his Goethe settings Schubert translates the poet's meaning into musical terms and his rendition attains the classical unity of words and music that Goethe sought. The core of this volume is the series of individual analyses of all of Schubert's solo, Author: LorraineByrne Bodley.

Schubert, Goethe and the Singspiel. An Elective Affinity Lorraine Byrne Departments of German and Music Over the years a number of myths have evolved around Goethe and Schubert.

Goethe has been branded by musicologists as being unmusical, while Schubert’s literary gifts are continually rebuked.

Schubert's Goethe Settings represents a valuable addition to Schubert scholarship, especially for its wealth of information about Goethe's poetry.

Despite some shortcomings, it will serve as a useful reference book for scholars and performers : Marjorie Wing Hirsch. The Book of Lieder, edited by Richard Stokes and with a foreword by Ian Bostridge, is an invaluable collection of over a thousand classic Lieder, in parallel German and English text.

Synopsis This unique volume contains, in parallel translation, a thousand of the most frequently performed Lieder, both piano-accompanied and orchestral/5(15).

Schubert’s engagement with the character Mignon could really be said to have started not with one of her lyrics from the novel, but with his setting of Goethe’s poem An Mignon, a poem which had been written inover ten years after completion of the novel itself.

The first two stanzas alone present a vivid summary of Mignon’s pain. i found two explanations on the internet that i think it’s interesting. One is from a German website Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von - Der Erlkönig (Interpretation) The ballad "Der Erlkönig", written by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe and published in 1.

This free course, Schubert's Lieder: Settings of Goethe's poems, looks at the short poems in German that were set to music by Franz Schubert () for a. Franz Peter Schubert (31 JanuaryVienna – 19 NovemberVienna) was an Austrian gh he died at the age of 31, he composed over one thousand pieces of music.

There were other great composers who lived and worked in Vienna: Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven, but Schubert is the only one who was born in was the last great.

"Erlking" (German: Erlkönig, lit. 'alder-king') is a name used in German Romanticism for the figure of a spirit or "king of the fairies".It is usually assumed that the name is a derivation from the ellekonge (older elverkonge, i.e.

"Elf-king") in Danish folklore. The name is first used by Johann Gottfried Herder in his ballad "Erlkönigs Tochter" (), an adaptation of the Danish Hr.

Oluf. Schubert and others. Music lovers will also be familiar with operatic versions of Faust by Gounod, Berlioz, and others, as well as the overture and incidental music that Beethoven composed for Egmont.

This latter play is rarely seen in English translation, though it is central to the German canon of Goethe’s Size: KB. This twenty-fourth issue in The Hyperion Schubert Edition brings together twenty-seven of the numerous Goethe-settings made by Schubert in his short life. Poems by the German master—poet, playwright, artist, scientist, philosopher, politician—flooded into the creative conscience of the young composer.

Included is the completion by Eugene Asti of an. It was suitable that this event featured a Goethe piece. According to the book Goethe and Shubert, one of Schubert’s close colleagues sent a copy of the musical Lieder to the inspirational poet ().

Schubert had chosen two best works and had them printed on gold-bordered paper. Two centuries ago, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe () was, with the possible exception of Lord Byron, the most famous writer of his time.

His short novel, “The Sorrows of Young Werther. Read these facts about Franz Schubert. Then, using your own words, write a story about him on pages 11 and 1. Schubert was born in Vienna on January 31st, 2. He died in Vienna in 3. When Schubert was born Beethoven was twenty-seven years old.

Schubert was a schoolmaster. He had his first music lessons from his father, whoFile Size: 1MB. The Music Treasures Consortium is an alliance of many libraries. The Library of Congress is hosting the consortium Web site which gives bibliographic information on each item; access to the digital items is provided through links to the holding library's own Web site.

John Keats, Franz Schubert, Goya and Goethe had it. By Marya Mannes This book is a treasury of human stupidity, individual insight and “moral” obfuscation. That John Keats and Franz. Goethe's poetry is the exception that proves the rule.

This program consists entirely of songs to poems by the great German writer, and some of them are certainly Schubert's best. Ironically Goethe himself, on being sent a volume of musical settings by /5(2). The Online Books Page. Online Books by. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von, ) Online books about this author are available, as is a Wikipedia article.

Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von,contrib.: Art, Literature, and the Drama (New York: The Tribune Association, ), by Margaret Fuller, ed. by Arthur B. Fuller (page images and.

Franz Peter Schubert was an late Classical and early Romantic composer. He produced a vast oeuvre during his short life, composing more the vocal works (largely Lieder), and well as several symphonies, operas, and a large body of piano music.

He was uncommonly gifted from a young age, but appreciation of his music was limited during his.Kenneth S. Whitton is the author of Goethe and Schubert ( avg rating, 3 ratings, 0 reviews, published ), Dietrich Fischer Dieskau, Mastersinger (/5(7).You can start book clubs, you can start blogs, you can post on social media, you can share your collection with family and friends.

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