Der Tod und das Mädchen

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Franz Schubert

Der Tod und das Mädchen in D minor

D531, Op. 7/3 • “Das Mädchen: Vorüber, ach vorüber”

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Schubert was a master at creating a mood in an instant and at telling a story in a constrained space of time with just the piano and voice. This very brief song is incredible in its conveying a complete drama in a very short span of time, without giving any feeling of rush or of missing parts. Rather, Schubert breaks d... read more