An den Mond

Franz Schubert

An den Mond in F minor

D193, Op. 57/3 • “Geuss, lieber Mond”

About this work...

An den Mond (To the Moon) (D. 193) was one of ten settings of the poetry of Ludwig Hölty in the spring of 1815. It is also by far the most popular of all 23 of Schubert's Hölty settings, and understandably so: the melodies are instantly memorable and the scene set by the accompaniment is unforgettably vivid. Schubert ... read more