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Winterreise

reflections on a winter journey

by Michael Besack

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  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Regent Press in Oakland, CA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Schubert, Franz, 1797-1828.,
  • Müller, Wilhelm, 1794-1827 -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Music and literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [325]-332) and index.

    StatementMichael Besack.
    SeriesEsoteric journeys through poetry & song ;, v. 2
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML410.S3 B45 1998
    The Physical Object
    Pagination355 p. :
    Number of Pages355
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL691309M
    ISBN 101889059102
    LC Control Number97038442
    OCLC/WorldCa37688331

      Suurpää's book is a highly valuable addition to the literature on Winterreise, while also being one that develops innovative approaches to the analysis of vocal music in general. It would be most interesting to apply the same methodology to the first thirteen songs of the cycle (or indeed to other songs and song cycles) to find out whether Pages: Die Winterreise (Winter Journey), poetry of Wilhelm Muller set for piano and voice by Schubert, is surely one of the greatest song cycles of all time. Muller weaves a complex tapestry of images from his tragic feelings of desperation. Among these images are those of ice, snow, death, tears,bare lime trees, inhospitality, anguish and journeying/5(56).

    Get this from a library! Winterreise. [Luc Delahaye] COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library. But Bostridge’s training is clearly evident in “Schubert’s Winter Journey: Anatomy of an Obsession” (Knopf), his erudite yet approachable book on “Winterreise,” perhaps the greatest song cycle ever Author: David Weininger.

    Die Winterreise war von frühen Anfängen an über Jahrzehnte immer wieder Gegenstand künstlerischer Auseinandersetzung, erstmals mit Billing aufgenommen. Zur damaligen Zeit hatte Fischer-Dieskau noch eine dunklere Stimme, sein Singen war noch natürlich (er selbst bezeichnete es später als "kitschig"),aber dem Charakter des Zyklus /5(3). Ian Bostridge will perform “Winterreise” and sign copies of his book at the Library of Congress at 2 p.m. Saturday. SCHUBERT’S WINTER JOURNEY Anatomy of an Obsession.


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Both books deal in their independent ways with Schubert’s Winterreise, a compendium of 24 songs amongst his last, arguably the world finest.

They are bleak and austere passages of a wanderer, theatrical and melodious, speaking of lost love. Schubert, the composer who died with 31 in Vienna, considered Winterreise his best by: 2.

Winterreise is a novel revolving around a girl, Penny, who seems to be in the right place at the wrong time a lot, but her ability to make friends at the drop of a hat helps her in the most unlikely of ways.

Her Devil-may-care attitude in the face of danger creates both humour and a 4/5. " Schubert’s Winter Journey is an unusual and compelling book: Omnivorous and digressive, it captures the enduring mystery of this seminal work in the lieder tradition.

Readers who love “Winterreise” will find the book a rare treat, and those who do not yet know the piece have here a fine companion Winterreise book they by: 2. Die Winterreise is available for free through Project Gutenberg, since the works of Wilhelm Müller have entered public domain.

Thanks to a friend of mine, I've just begun to get to know this poet. Die Winterreise is a thoughtful and sometimes funny selection of poems by Wilhelm Müller.

And now I'm curious about this poets life /5. From BBC radio 4 - Book of the Week: Award-winning tenor Ian Bostridge explores Franz Schubert's enigmatic masterpiece Winterreise, or Winter's Journey. Composed inthis powerful song-cycle for voice and piano uses twenty-four poems by Wilhem Muller and is considered one of classical music's most powerful compositions/5.

Editorial Reviews "Susan Youens's Retracing a Winter's Journey is the most successful and appealing of the various recent studies of Winterreise. Youens is a true Schubertian, able to find the subtlety of the cycle and to take the reader through it in a way that broadens the understanding regardless of how familiar one may be with the : Cornell University Press.

"Susan Youens's Retracing a Winter's Journey is the most successful and appealing of the various recent studies of Winterreise. Youens is a true Schubertian, able to find the subtlety of the cycle and to take the reader through it in a way that broadens the understanding regardless of how familiar one may be with the work.

Winterreise is a collection of stories, theatre pieces and poems most of them reflecting the author's background, experience, and gay sensibility and ranging all the way from serious narratives to off the wall humor.

However with but a few exceptions they are not autobiographical. Included among them are a few excerpts from larger works. Winterreise, (German: “Winter Journey”) cycle of 24 songs for male voice and piano composed in by Austrian composer Franz Schubert, with words by German poet Wilhelm Müller.

Schubert was reviewing the publisher’s proofs of the cycle in the weeks before his. Winterreise, Bostridge argues, is "a message in a bottle set afloat in the cultural ocean of " and, with the confidence of a master oarsman, Bostridge sails these waters with awesome virtuosity.' (Neil Fisher The Times)/5().

Winterreise was not Schubert’s first cycle to poems by Müller, who was famous in his own lifetime as the “Griechen Müller,” or “Greek Müller” (like Lord Byron, whose works Müller helped to popularize in Germany, he championed Greek independence from the Ottoman Empire).

Winterreise, song cycle for voice & piano, D. (Op. 89): Book II, Die Post ('Von der Strasse her ein Posthorn klingt') Winterreise, song cycle for voice & piano, D. (Op. 89): Book II, Der Greise Kopf ('Der Reif hat einen weissen Schein')/5(3). Bridging the divide between art and journalism, Magnum photographer Luc Delahaye presents images taken on a winter journey to the north of Russia, recording a nation in a state of moral and physical collapse.

The photographs are poetic - simultaneously terrifying, exciting, intimate and moving - despite recording sad subject matter/5. A singer, author and professor expertly escorts us through Winterreise, Franz Schubert’s song cycle. The subtitle refers to an obsession, and that is no exaggeration.

Reporting that he has sung the cycle about times, Bostridge (Music/Oxford Univ.;A Singer’s Notebook. “Winterreise was a piece that I wanted to engage with early in my career and I want to come back to it over and over again.” True to that commitment, Sly, who is a classically trained bass baritone, has prepared, with some of his closest musical friends, a unique version of the Winterreise.

W interreise – Winter Journey – a cycle of 24 songs for voice and piano based on poems by Wilhelm Müller, was composed by Franz Schubert towards the end of.

"Come over to Schober’s today and I will sing you a cycle of horrifying songs. I am anxious to know what you will say about them. They have cost me more effort than any of my other songs.”. Schubert’s Winterreise is arguably regarded as the pinnacle of the lieder repertoire.

This cycle of 24 songs traces the journey of a young man, rejected by his sweetheart in favour of a rich suitor, as he passes through a winter landscape. The winter scene which mirrors his despair, longings and changing emotions.

These songs warrant a lifetime’s study and performance, and are ideal songs. A new book promises to deepen the understanding of the legions of “Winterreise” devotees, while offering encouragement to interested music.

Winterreise op. Tiefe Stimme. Vorwort von Walther Dürr über Entstehungsgeschichte und Quellenlage. Auf Grundlage der praktischen Gesamtausgabe sämtlicher Schuber-Lieder, Band 3 [Schubert, Franz] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.5/5(1).

I like these songs better than all the rest, and someday you will too, Franz Schubert told the friends who were the first to hear his song cycle, Winterreise. These lieder have always found admiring audiences, but the poetry he chose to set them to has been widely regarded as weak and trivial.

In Retracing a Winter's Journey, Susan Youens looks not only at Schubert's music but at the poetry.An exploration of the world’s most famous and challenging song cycle, Schubert’s Winter Journey (Winterreise), by a leading interpreter of the work who teases out the themes—literary, historical, psychological—that weave through the twenty-four songs that make up this legendary masterpiece.Winterreise: Plus Other Fiction, Some Theatre Pieces, and A Smattering of Poetry by Dalbotten, Ted and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Die Winterreise - AbeBooks Passion for books.

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