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 PreviewFavoriteDownload
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Sheet Music Schwanengesang, D. 957 - Nos. 1 to 7 PreviewFavoriteDownload
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RecordingSchwanengesang, D.957 - I. Message of Love
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RecordingSchwanengesang, D.957 - II. Warrior's foreboding
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RecordingSchwanengesang, D.957 - III. Longing in Spring
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RecordingSchwanengesang, D.957 - IV. Serenade
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RecordingSchwanengesang, D.957 - V. Dwelling Place
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RecordingSchwanengesang, D.957 - VI. In the distance
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RecordingSchwanengesang, D.957 - VII. Farewell
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RecordingSchwanengesang, D.957 - VIII. Atlas
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RecordingSchwanengesang, D.957 - IX. Her Image
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RecordingSchwanengesang, D.957 - X. The Fisher-maiden
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RecordingSchwanengesang, D.957 - XI. The City
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RecordingSchwanengesang, D.957 - XII. By the Sea
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RecordingSchwanengesang, D.957 - XIII. The Double
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RecordingSchwanengesang, D.957 - XIV. Pigeon Post
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RecordingSchwanengesang, D.957 - IV. Serenade (piano arr.)
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