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Schubert’s Trout Quintet

February 25th, 2011 by Valerie Chiang on Valerie Chiang: An Oberlin Blog · No Comments · Romantic Music History

This lively piano quintet is based on one of Schubert’s own lieds, Die Forelle Op. 32, or “The Trout.” It is a very popular piece for solo voice and piano, and the lyrics for three of the four stanzas are from a poem by Christian Daniel Schubart. “The Trout” is the basis for the fourth [...]

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