D550, Op. 32 • “In einem Bächlein helle, da schoss in froher Eil”
About this work...
Schubert wrote no fewer than five versions of this song, and also based
his Trout Quintet, D667 on it. It's a charming mini-drama, reflecting
the naturalist theme of the Romantic period and Schubert's own sense of
In the text, the narrator describes looking at a trout in the water,
and his indignatio...
Curated by Mary Elizabeth Kelly, Primephonic Curator