Rosamunde, Fürstin von Zypern

Franz Schubert

Rosamunde, Fürstin von Zypern

D797, Op. 26

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Schubert provided an overture and nine numbers for a play called Rosamunde, Queen of Cyprus by Wilhelmine von Chézy. It was a resounding flop, closing in two nights, but the music was well-received. Even so, Schubert did not take advantage of the evident high regard the audience had for it by extracting the music for c... read more