An eine Quelle

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Franz Schubert

An eine Quelle in A major

D530, Op. posth109/3 • “Du kleine grünumwachs'ne Quelle”

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Just as the poem by Matthias Claudius is at once a classical pastorale invoking the time-honored bucolic figure of Daphne and a Romantic song of emotional and sexual longing, so too is Schubert's setting of An eine Quelle (To a Spring, D. 530) of February 1817 both Classical and Romantic. A through-composed song with a... read more