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Published by Macmillan, St. Martin"s Press in London, New York .
Written in English


  • Schubert, Franz, -- 1797-1828

Book details:

The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 414 p.
Number of Pages414
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23373016M

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  Franz Schubert () was born in Vienna of immigrant parents. During his short life he produced an astonishing amount of music. Symphonies, chamber music, opera, church music, and songs (more than of them) poured forth in profusion/5. Genre/Form: Biography Biographies: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Brown, Maurice J.E. (Maurice John Edwin), Schubert. London: Macmillan ; New. Schubert, a critical biography. [Maurice John Edwin Brown] Biography: Named Person: Franz Schubert; Franz Schubert: Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Maurice John Edwin Brown. Find more information about: OCLC Number: Biography Early life and education. Franz Peter Schubert was born in Himmelpfortgrund (now a part of Alsergrund), Vienna, Archduchy of Austria on 31 January , and baptised in the Catholic Church the following day. He was the twelfth child of Franz Theodor Florian Schubert (–) and Maria Elisabeth Katharina Vietz (–). Schubert's immediate ancestors came originally from.

Schubert a Critical Biography by Maurice J.E. Brown. Title Schubert a Critical Biography. Author Maurice J.E. Brown. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. The Schubert Reader: A Life of Franz Schubert in Letters and Documents By Otto Erich Deutsch; Eric Blom W. W. Norton, PS PRIMARY SOURCE A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic.   This book was the first biography of Franz Schubert that I have read. I don't think I could have picked a better introduction to Schubert's life and career. Although the book is only pages in length, it completely and accurately reports the facts of Schubert's life and career and the various influences on him during his life/5(8). The earliest surviving Schubert autograph manuscript (MS) is in the Wienbibliothek im Rathaus. It consists of four Lieder (of which the "Ständchen" is the second) in a pocket-sized MS book with staves hand-ruled by Schubert. At of the top of the first page, in Schubert's hand, is written: Währing, July , followed by his signature.

Raymond Erickson Schubert`s Vienna (Aston Magna Academy Book) Yale University Press, ; ISBN ; pages The Vienna in which Franz Schubert lived for the thirty-one years of his life was a city of music, dance, and coffeehouses-a center of important achievements in the arts. But it was also the capital of an empire that was constantly at war in the composer`s youth and that became. Franz Schubert, Austrian composer who bridged the worlds of Classical and Romantic music, noted for the melody and harmony in his songs (lieder) and chamber music. Among other works are Symphony No. 9 in C Major (The Great; ) and Symphony in B Minor (Unfinished; ). Read more about Schubert’s life and career.   Mies van der Rohe: A Critical Biography is a major rewriting and expansion of Franz Schulze’s acclaimed biography, the first full treatment of the master German-American modern architect. Coauthored with architect Edward Windhorst, this revised edition, three times the length of the original text, features extensive new research and commentary and draws on the best recent work of Brand: University of Chicago Press. There is certainly room for a new short biography of Schubert—Otto Deutsch's Documentary Biography is only a source-book, Maurice Brown's critical study is demanding, Fischer-Dieskau's Schubert's Songs is narrowly focused—but Marek's chatty, casual style, which suited Cosima Wagner so well, is ill-suited to the sketchy, delicate material that's available re Schubert.