Auf dem See

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Franz Schubert

Auf dem See in E major

D543, Op. 92/2 • “Und frische Nahrung”

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As he did with other Goethe poems he esteemed highly, Schubert set Auf dem See (On the Lake) twice, both times in March 1817. The first version resembles the second in many ways -- it has the same piano introduction, the same vocal melody for the opening verse, the same textural changes for the second verse, the same c... read more