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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Schwanengesang, D. 957 - I. Liebesbotschaft
Schwanengesang, D. 957 - Complete Score
Schwanengesang, D. 957 - Complete Score
Schwanengesang, D. 957 - Nos. 1 to 7
Schwanengesang, D. 957 - Nos. 8 to 14

Franz Schubert

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