Franz Schubert

Nachtstück in C# minor

D672, Op. 36/2 • “Wenn über Bergen der Nebel breitet”

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This song opens with a very simple, slow accompaniment, suggesting someone moving very slowly. As the vocal line begins, the tempo quickens, at first very slightly, as the text describes an old man walking towards the woods. As the old man himself picks up his harp and starts to sing, the music becomes quicker and more... read more