Piano Quintet in A major 'The Trout', D. 667

Franz Schubert wrote his Piano Quintet in A major, D. 677, popularly known as The Trout, in 1819, when he was only 22 years old. Like a good fraction of his works, however, it was published after his death, in 1829. Schubert didn't employ the traditional quintet lineup (piano + string quartet), opting instead for replacing one violin with a double bass. The composer Johann Nepomuk Hummel had rearranged his own Septet for the same instrumentation, and the Trout was actually written for a group of musicians coming together to play Hummel ... more

This piece contains the following parts:

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Piano Quintet in A major 'The Trout', D. 667 - I. Allegro Vivace
Piano Quintet in A major 'The Trout', D. 667 - II. Andante
Piano Quintet in A major 'The Trout', D. 667 - III. Scherzo: Prestissimo
Piano Quintet in A major 'The Trout', D. 667 - IV. Andantino – Allegretto
Piano Quintet in A major 'The Trout', D. 667 - V. Finale I
Piano Quintet in A major 'The Trout', D. 667 - VI. Finale II

Franz Schubert

Franz Peter Schubert was an Austrian composer. Although he died at an early age, Schubert was tremendously prolific. He wrote some 600 ...
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