Franz Schubert

Erlkönig in G minor

D328, Op. 1 • “Wer reitet so spät durch Nacht und Wind?”

About this work...

Page after page has been written about Franz Schubert's Erlkönig -- it is easily the most familiar single piece from the German song repertory; yet each hearing of the work seems somehow to conjure up the same spark of desperate passion in the listener that it must have conjured from those Viennese music-lovers who fir... read more