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    Franz Schubert

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    something great. However, during his eighteenth year, Franz Schubert composed nearly 150 lieder in addition to a number of symphonies and Masses. Not only was Schubert’s astonishing rate of composition above average for an eighteen year old, but few other composers of his time, or any other time period for that matter, could boast of being as prolific as this talented young composer. Although he wrote so many lieder in his short lifetime, Schubert only gained any recognition or profit from a select

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    Franz Peter Schubert, born January 31, 1797, is accredited as one of the most gifted musicians of the 19th century (“SCHUBERT”), and is considered to be the last composer of the classical era and one of the first romantic composers (The Biography). His relentlessly impoverished life was short in comparison to many people of the era – his death was on November 19, 1828 (two months shy of his 32nd birthday) – and his music was generally unrecognized and unappreciated during his time, but his exemplification

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    Biography of Franz Schubert *No Works Cited Many prominent musicians produced major works during the romantic period. Among these are Beethoven, Strause, and Bach. But the musician that I think had the most impact, was Franz Schubert. Franz Peter, born on 31 January 1797 was one of fourteen children born of Franz Theodore Schubert and Elisabeth Vietz, four of which survived. He grew up in an apartment that daily converted to a classroom in which his father taught several elementary school classes

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    On January 31, 1797, Franz Schubert was born in Himmelpfortgrund, Austria. He was the fourth surviving son of Franz Theodor and Elisabeth Schubert. His musical gift was demonstrated ever since his youth. His family’s love of music influenced Schubert from early on. As a child, he already had the ability to play the “piano, organ, and violin.” (Thompson) He also had excellent talent as a singer. And because of his father’s occupation as a schoolmaster, he was able to receive a comprehensive musical

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    Franz Peter Schubert was born on January 31st, 1797 and grew up in a suburb outside of Vienna. Schubert was a very talented musician and received a musical education at Stadtkonvikt, a school for young singers which was meant to feed into the Imperial court chapel. His teachers applauded his talent as a young musician. He sung in a court choir until his voice broke and he could no longer sing. His father who was an educator pressured Schubert into following his footsteps. Even though Schubert was

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    Romantic Style Composers: Franz Schubert

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    (1) Franz Schubert composed Gretchen am Spinnrade (Gretchen at the Spinning Wheel) in 1814, when he was only seventeen years old. The song is sung by a soprano, and the only accompaniment to the voice is a piano playing a constant rhythmic pattern (“OnMusic”). (2) Schubert was one of the most prominent composers in the Romantic era. He was the first composer to live off only the money he got from composing. He wrote many compositions during his short lifetime, especially art songs (“OnMusic”).

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    claiming their heritage to Austria’s rolling hills and blue skies. However, a lesser known musical genius was also born in Austria in 1797 1 , Franz Peter Shubert. The prodigy amongst 14 children, of which only five, survived while the other nine died within their very first years. His parents, a well-known parish school teacher by the name of Franz Theodore Schubert was his father while his mother was the daughter of a Silesian master locksmith. His Father never had any formal training musically, but

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    in his captivity. What made these sexual encounters more appalling was the fact that he always blindfolded her when he sexually violated Paulina. He would also play the composition ‘The Death and the Maiden’ by the renewed Austrian composer Franz Peter Schubert whenever he would force himself on her. The memory of being sexually exploited is something which has been permanently engrained in the mind of Paulina Escobar. And this memory serves as the foundation for the entire play, as the rest of the

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    Hofstra University Choir and String Orchestra

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    The Hofstra University Choir and String Orchestra put on a fabulous holiday concert in the John Cranford Adams Playhouse on December 10th, 2013. The concert featured works by Felix Mendelssohn, Johannes Brahms, and Anton Arensky, just to name a few. The holiday spirit was exuded through the concert hall and audience members left in awe of the talent that Hofstra University fosters. One of the composers included in the concert was Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847). Felix was born in the German city of

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    romantic composers, it is easy to see how different they are and the reflection pinpointed during the romantic era. Although Franz Schubert and Franz Liszt have some minor similarities, the differences between the romantic composers are remarkable. Both composers were involved in education as a teacher, at some instance in their lives. This was definitely not a calling for Schubert. He quit working at this father’s school because he hated it. On the other hand, Liszt loved to teach and did this in his

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