Schubert's Lieder: Settings of Goethe's poems
Schubert's Lieder: Settings of Goethe's poems

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Schubert's Lieder: Settings of Goethe's poems

Acknowledgements

This course was written by Dr Robert Philip.

This free course is an adapted extract from the course A207 From Enlightenment to Romanticism, which is currently out of presentation

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MacDonald, R.D. (trans), “Gretchen am Spinnrade”, from Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, “Faust”, Oberon Books, London 1988;

Wigmore, R. (trans), “Prometheus” and “Ganymed”, from “Schubert: the Complete Song Texts: Texts of the Lieder and Italian Songs with English Translations”, Gollancz, London, 1988

Franz Schubert, “Erlkönig”, first page of the fair copy sent to Goethe, 1816, Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin – Preuβischer Kulturbesitz, Musikabteilung mit Mendelssohn-Archiv. Photo: Bildarchiv Preuβischer Kulturbesitz, Berlin.

Plate 1 Moritz von Schwind, “An Evening at Josef von Spaun’s: Schubert at the Piano with the Operatic Baritone Johann Michael Vogl”, 1868, sepia drawing, Historisches Museum der Stadt Wien. Photo: Bridgeman Art Library

Plate 2 Leopold Kupelwieser, “The Family of Franz von Schober playing Charades”, 1821, watercolour, Historisches Museum der Stadt Wien. Photo: Bridgeman Art Library

Figure 1 Leopold Kupelwieser, “Franz Schubert”, 1821, pencil drawing, State Museum of Vienna. Photo: © Museen der Stadt Wien

Figure 2 Moritz von Schwind, “Schubert at the piano with the singer Johann Michael Vogl”, 1868, drawing, study for a “A Schubertiad at Ritter von Spaun’s”, location unknown. Photo: AKG Images, London

Figure 3 Attributed to Franz von Schober, “Vogl and Schubert Setting out to Fight and to Conquer”, c.1825, caricature, pencil, Historisches Museum der Stadt Wien. Photo: AKG Images, London/ Erich Lessing

Figure 4 Franz Schubert, “Heidenröslein”, autograph score, 1815. Phot: Lund University Library, Sweden.

Figure 5 Franz Schubert, “Erlkönig”, first page of the fair copy sent to Goethe, 1816, Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin – Preuβischer Kulturbesitz, Musikabteilung mit Mendelssohn-Archiv. Photo: Bildarchiv Preuβischer Kulturbesitz, Berlin.

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