Schwanengesang, D. 957

Schwanengesang (Swan song) D. 957, is the title of a posthumous collection of songs by F. Schubert. Named by its first publisher Tobias Haslinger, presumably wishing to present it as Schubert's final musical testament to the world. Unlike the earlier Die schöne Müllerin and Winterreise, it contains settings of three poets, Ludwig Rellstab (1799–1860), Heinrich Heine (1797–1856) and Johann Gabriel Seidl (1804–1875). Schwanengesang was composed 1828 and published in 1829 just a few months after the composer's death on 19 November 1828. In the original manuscript in ... more

This piece contains the following parts:

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Schwanengesang, D.957 - I. Message of Love
Schwanengesang, D.957 - II. Warrior's foreboding
Schwanengesang, D.957 - III. Longing in Spring
Schwanengesang, D.957 - IV. Serenade
Schwanengesang, D.957 - V. Dwelling Place
Schwanengesang, D.957 - VI. In the distance
Schwanengesang, D.957 - VII. Farewell
Schwanengesang, D.957 - VIII. Atlas
Schwanengesang, D.957 - IX. Her Image
Schwanengesang, D.957 - X. The Fisher-maiden
Schwanengesang, D.957 - XI. The City
Schwanengesang, D.957 - XII. By the Sea
Schwanengesang, D.957 - XIII. The Double
Schwanengesang, D.957 - XIV. Pigeon Post
Schwanengesang, D.957 - IV. Serenade (piano arr.)
Composer Form Instrument Period
Franz Schubert Piano piece Piano Romantic

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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