An die Musik

Franz Schubert

An die Musik in D major

D547, Op. 88/4 • “Du holde Kunst, in wieviel grauen Stunden”

About this work...

Between 1815 and 1827, Franz Schubert set twelve poems (and one ill-fated opera libretto) of Franz von Schober to music. The two men, roughly the same age, enjoyed a close relationship -- so close, in fact, that they sometimes referred to themselves collectively as "Schobert." It was certainly this personal connection ... read more

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