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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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Schubert, Piano Quintet in A

by Karolyn Byers on Karolyn Byers's Blog · No Comments · Uncategorized

Schubert’s Piano Quintet in A, also known as Trout because it is variations of one of Schubert’s previous Lieds Die Forelle. This lied was written for voice with accompaniment and the words consisted of stanzas from poet Christian Friedrich Daniel Schubart. The text of the poem used in the lied translates as follows:
In a bright [...]

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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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