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Schubert’s trout (plural)

February 28th, 2011 by Luke Fatora on Luke Fatora's Blog · No Comments · Uncategorized

Schubert did a great job with his “Die Forelle.” It sounds a bit silly, but for some reason the opening of the piece sounds exactly like a trout swimming and leaping from water to me. (Keep in mind that I enjoy fishing and grew up catching many trout, so I know them quite well). I’m [...]

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songs without words.

by Gregory Wang on Greg Wang · No Comments · Uncategorized

In Schubert there’s not just an emphasis on register and texture absent in the earlier Viennese masters; often register and texture are the only discernible differences between sections.  The music might fade into a tentative piano solo, but for Mr. Schubert, no good melody should be left unrepeated once or twice–the violins come in, stealing [...]

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Die Forelle Piano Quintet

by Gabrielle Martinez on Gabrielle Martinez's Blog · No Comments · Uncategorized

Upon reading that we would be reviewing Schubert’s “Die Forelle” this week, I automatically assumed we would be listening to the adorable song with poetry by Schubart. I’ve heard the song countless times, yet I had no idea there was a piano quintet of the same name.
When I think of Schubert, I immediately think [...]

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Schubert’s Die Forelle and Piano Quintet in A Major (Trout)

by Shihui on Shihui Yin's Blog · 3 Comments · Uncategorized

Schubert based this piano quintet in A major on the Lied Die Forelle. Basically, the meanings of this two different pieces are the same — Schubert attempts to display an image in which the trout plays and swims in a brook and it is finally captured by the fisher. In the lied, we can feel the change [...]

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