Schubert Fantasy in C major 'Wanderer', Op. 15

The Fantasy in C, Op. 15 (D 760) also known as the Wanderer Fantasy is a four movement piece for piano solo, composed by Schubert in 1822. Widely considered his most technically demanding work, Schubert was quoted referencing his own inhability to play it properly. This work is not only a formidable technical challenge, but notable in terms of structure: each movement flows into the next, each one starting with a variation of the opening phrase of his own Der Wanderer lied. The Hungarian composer Franz Liszt, who was fascinated by the Wanderer Fantasy, transcribed it for piano and orchestra (S.366) and two pianos (S.653). He additionally edited the original score and added some various interpretations in ossia, and made a complete rearrangement of the final movement (S.565a). 
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Recordings

Fantasy in C Major Op.15 D.760 'Wanderer' - I. Allegro con fuoco
Fantasy in C Major Op.15 D.760 'Wanderer' - II. Adagio
Fantasy in C Major Op.15 D.760 'Wanderer' - III. Presto
Fantasy in C Major Op.15 D.760 'Wanderer' - IV. Allegro
Op. 15 - I. Allegro con fuoco ma non troppo
Op. 15 - II. Adagio
Op. 15 - III. Presto
Op. 15 - IV. Allegro

Samples

Fantasy in C major 'Wanderer', Op. 15
Fantasy in C major 'Wanderer', Op. 15
Fantasy in C major 'Wanderer', Op. 15
Fantasy in C major 'Wanderer', Op. 15
Fantasy in C major 'Wanderer', Op. 15
Fantasy in C major 'Wanderer', Op. 15
Fantasy in C major 'Wanderer', Op. 15
Fantasy in C major 'Wanderer', Op. 15

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