Franz Schubert by Franz Schubert
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Franz Schubert
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Franz Schubert by Franz Schubert

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Franz Schubert's piano pieces for four hands are among the most varied and significant works in the entire repertoire. Schubert wrote more of these works than any other major composer, and generations of teachers, students, and concert musicians have enjoyed their enduring beauty and vitality.Included in this volume are 15 of Schubert's best and most popular titles, taken from the definitive Breitkopf and Hartel "Schubert-Gesammtausgabe." Composed between 1818 and 1828, they include the tremendously popular Military Marches, Op. 51 (of which the D Major is a striking and familiar melody); the famed "Grand Duo" Sonata in C Major, Op. 140; the Fantasia in F Minor, Op. 103 (written only a few months before Schubert's death, it is one of the most famous and elegantly expressive works in the genre); Variations in A-flat Major on an Original Theme, Op. 35; Andantino Varie in B Minor on French Motifs, Op. 84, No. 1; Fugue in E Minor, Op. 152; and a delightful array of landler, polonaises, and variations.The 23 separate pieces have been selected so that pianists of virtually any level can find works to match their needs. They range in difficulty from beautifully sculpted marches that beginners can play, to works requiring maturity and great technical skill.This volume has been specially designed as a playing edition. The noteheads are large and easily readable at the piano, and wide margins allow plenty of room for written notes, fingerings, analysis, etc. Of special importance is the addition of measure numbers, placed on alternate staves, which allow the pianists to find their place quickly while rehearsing. For playing, study, or simply listening along with records, this volume will be an admirable addition to your music library."

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780486235295
ISBN-10: 0486235297
Format: Paperback
(303mm x 229mm x 16mm)
Pages: 273
Imprint: Dover Publications Inc.
Publisher: Dover Publications Inc.
Publish Date: 1-Jun-1977
Country of Publication: United States

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Schubert by Franz Schubert Schubert, Paperback (January 2009)

Includes selections from the Four Impromptus of 1827 and 1828 (D. 899 and D. 935), Drei Klavierstucke (D. 946), Six Moments Musicaux (D. 780), Allegretto in C Minor (D. 915), and more."

Dances for Solo Piano by Franz Schubert Dances for Solo Piano, Paperback (January 2009)

More than 350 dance compositions waltzes, landler, ecossaises, German dances, and minuets brim with the inimitable Schubert charm. Excellent intermediate-level teaching pieces.Authoritative Breitkopf & Hartel edition."

Symphony in B Minor ('Unfinished') by Franz Schubert Symphony in B Minor ('Unfinished'), Paperback (April 1971)

An original concept: in one volume, a study-size score of a major musical work, and a comprehensive body of tools for the study of that work.

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Author Biography - Franz Schubert

Austrian composer Franz Schubert (1797 1828) was extremely prolific in the course of his brief life. In addition to 600 Lieder, he wrote nine symphonies, liturgical music, operas and incidental music, along with a large body of chamber music and solo piano music."

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