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Schubert and his Vienna

Charles Osborne

Schubert and his Vienna

by Charles Osborne

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Published by Weidenfeld and Nicholson in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes appendix pp.188-192 ; list of books in English p193 ; Index pp.195-209.

StatementCharles Osborne.
The Physical Object
Paginationxii,209p. :
Number of Pages209
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20705757M

The essays and translated documents in Franz Schubert and His World examine his compositions and ties to the Viennese cultural context, revealing surprising and overlooked aspects of his music. Contributors explore Schubert's youthful participation in the Nonsense Society, his circle of friends, and changing views about the composer during his Brand: Princeton University Press. Introduction: the elusive Schubert / Christopher H. Gibbs -- I. Contexts: musical, political, and cultural: 1. Realism transformed: Franz Schubert and Vienna / Leon Botstein ; 2. "Poor Schubert": images and legends of the composer / Christopher H. Gibbs -- 3. "The Passion for friendship": music, cultivation, and identity in Schubert's circle / David Gramit ; 4.

Schubert and His Vienna. Schubert and His Vienna Request an Image. first edition New Specializing in Scholarly Books, Classics & Medieval, Philosophy, History of Science, Art (all), Antiquarian, Appraisals Contact Seller; Shipping & Return. 1. To my knowledge, Artur Schnabel and Eduard Erdmann were the first pianists to play Schubert’s last three sonatas in one evening. After one of my own performances of this wonderful, if strenuous, program, a Viennese newspaper pronounced that even if I, as somebody who had turned his back on Vienna, wanted to deny the fact, I must have “experienced” these pieces while I was resident in.

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Schubert & His Vienna Hardcover – Octo by Charles Osborne (Author)Cited by: 3. The book contains numerous quotes from letters written by Schubert and his friends. It also gives a wonderful view of life in Vienna in the early s, at least the type of life Schubert led - coffee houses, drinking establishments, having "rooms" and "taking meals at a certain place"/5.

Schubert & His Vienna by Charles Osborne () on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Schubert & His Vienna by Charles Osborne (). If nothing else, it was fun A collection of essays describing Vienna (and, to some extent, Europe) during Franz Schubert’s lifetime, Schubert’s Vienna is a more-interesting-than-not survey of the politics, culture, and history of a fascinating time and place in history/5.

Marked first by war and then by a peacetime filled with repression and censorship, Vienna was a city where often the safest place to be was inside. This book methodically details life in Schubert's Vienna.

Unlike his musical contemporary Schubert and his Vienna book, who moved in higher social circles, Schubert lived a decidedly middle-class : Raymond Erickson. Buy Schubert & His Vienna by Charles Osborne online at Alibris.

We have new and used copies available, in 2 editions - starting at $ Shop now. 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. The essays and translated documents in Franz Schubert and His World examine his compositions and ties to the Viennese cultural context, revealing surprising and overlooked aspects of his music.

Contributors explore Schubert’s youthful participation in the Nonsense Society, his circle of friends, and changing views about the composer during his life and in the century after his death. Schubert hardly left Vienna during the 31 years of his brief life, but remained incredibly productive up until his death.

His oeuvre comprises six masses, 16 operas and light operas, 19 pieces for orchestra, 12 piano sonatas, over 30 chamber music pieces and more than Lieder (songs) including the famous song-cycles “Die schöne Müllerin.

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Book # Schubert and His Vienna - 1st US Edition/1st Printing. Charles Osborne. Charles Osborne, Author Alfred A. Knopf $48 (p) ISBN Buy Schubert and His Vienna by Osborne, Charles (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Schubert and his Vienna.

[Charles Osborne] Book: All Authors / Contributors: Charles Osborne. Find more information about: ISBN: rel rel: OCLC Number: # Franz Schubert\/span>\n \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n schema. But it was also the capital of an empire that was constantly at war in the composer’s youth and that became a police state during his maturity.

Now, in the bicentennial of Schubert's birth, this elegantly written and richly illustrated book paints a vivid picture of the culture, society, and politics of Schubert's Vienna. Franz Schubert is best remembered for his songs—also called lieder —and his chamber music.

He also created symphonies, masses, and piano works. His most notable works included Erlkönig, written in and based on a poem by Goethe; Ave Maria!, written in ; and the Symphony No. Schubert and His Vienna by Osborne, C.

Weidenfeld & Nicolson, This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings book has hardback covers. In good all round condition. Dust Jacket in good condition. Schubert and his Vienna. [Charles Osborne] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Schubert Books - UMDSO: Pathetique (10 items) by pal-previews updated Schubert Bio - UMRO.

Ina memorial to Franz Schubert was erected in Vienna's Stadtpark. Inboth Schubert's and Beethoven's graves were moved to the Zentralfriedhof where they can now be found next to those of Johann Strauss II and Johannes Brahms.

[92]. Schubert and His Vienna: Books - Skip to main content. Try Prime EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Returns & Orders Try Prime Cart. Books Reviews: 3. Indeed, much of the book is devoted to charting the course of Schubert's professional career as he sought ways to fame in Beethoven's Vienna.

Schubert's work was publicly acknowledged, even if mostly in and around Vienna and as his more mature work became known, he certainly would have been more famous, popular and critically acclaimed, a fact he may have sensed as the end of his life drew near.Book Description: 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 a police state during his maturity.The essays and translated documents inFranz Schubert and His Worldexamine his compositions and ties to the Viennese cultural context, revealing surprising and overlooked aspects of his music.

Contributors explore Schubert's youthful participation in the Nonsense Society, his circle of friends, and changing views about the composer during his life and in the century after his death.