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 Schubert's hand ... more

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Sheet Music Schwanengesang, D. 957 - I. Liebesbotschaft Preview Download
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Recording Schwanengesang, D.957 - I. Message of Love Download
Recording Schwanengesang, D.957 - II. Warrior's foreboding Download
Recording Schwanengesang, D.957 - III. Longing in Spring Download
Recording Schwanengesang, D.957 - IV. Serenade Download
Recording Schwanengesang, D.957 - V. Dwelling Place Download
Recording Schwanengesang, D.957 - VI. In the distance Download
Recording Schwanengesang, D.957 - VII. Farewell Download
Recording Schwanengesang, D.957 - VIII. Atlas Download
Recording Schwanengesang, D.957 - IX. Her Image Download
Recording Schwanengesang, D.957 - X. The Fisher-maiden Download
Recording Schwanengesang, D.957 - XI. The City Download
Recording Schwanengesang, D.957 - XII. By the Sea Download
Recording Schwanengesang, D.957 - XIII. The Double Download
Recording Schwanengesang, D.957 - XIV. Pigeon Post Download
Recording Schwanengesang, D.957 - IV. Serenade (piano arr.) Download

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