Franz Schubert

Heidenröslein in G major

D257, Op. 3/3 • “Sah ein Knab ein Röslein stehn”

About this work...

Schubert's setting of Goethe's Heidenroslein (Wild Rose) (D. 257) from August, 1815, is one of his one-page wonders, strophic songs on one page of music which are miniature musical miracles. Like so many of Schubert's great Goethe settings, there was never a time when Heidenroslein did not exist: its quietly ecstatic m... read more