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Schubert and the Trout

February 28th, 2011 by Halle Davis on Halle Davis's Blog · No Comments · Uncategorized

This might seem a bit off topic but over winter break while I was at home my parents bought a new washer and dryer. Pretty exciting, right? What could this possibly have to do with Schubert? Well, at some point over break I was walking by the laundry room and heard the famous theme in [...]

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Schubert’s trout (plural)

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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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 and Trout

by Elaine Daiber on Elaine Daiber's Blog · No Comments · Uncategorized

After listening to Schubert’s “Die Forelle”, which I had never heard before, the only word that came to my mind was…adorable. After reading the translation of the poem, written by Christian Friedrich Daniel Schubart, it didn’t seem to me that there was really a hidden meaning, or life lesson, in the [...]

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Schubert’s Trout Quintet

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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