Liszt’s transcription of Schubert’s famous Lied Erlkönig (S. /4). This was composed by Schubert at the age of 18 for solo voice and piano. Le roi des aulnes [Erlkönig] – Mélodie de François Schubert, Sa. composer. Franz Liszt (). circa ; first version. composer. Franz Schubert. August 13, The Franz Liszt transcription of Schubert’s three lieders Gretchen am Spinnrade, Auf dem Wasser zu singen and Der Erlkönig.

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The first time the Erl-king sings in measure 57, the galloping motive disappears. Each of the Son’s pleas becomes higher in pitch. Transcriptions of Schubert Erloknig.

To print parts, please upgrade to a Pro account first. Schubert revised the song three times before ilszt his fourth version in as his Opus 1; it was catalogued by Otto Erich Deutsch as D. Portraits Recordings – Choose where you want to share: The Complete Columbia and Electrola solo and concerto recordings, Death and mortality in art. Introspection Late Night Partying.

Very beautiful games I play with you; Many colorful flowers are on the beach, My mother has many a golden robe. For the German legend this poem is based on, see Erlking.

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Dichtung und Wahrheit Italian Journey. It was originally composed by Goethe as part of a Singspiel entitled Die Fischerin. The ‘Mein Vater, mein Vater’ music appears three times on a prolonged dominant 7th chord that slips chromatically into the next key.

Wikisource has original text related to this article: The Art Of Transcription. Schubert Lieder Arranged for Piano by Liszt. The Collector’s Edition [Box Set]. Die junge Nonne S.

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Listeners familiar with the Schubert song will know that the drama and darker elements in it must be effectively captured to make any transcriptive effort work. Liszt does not loosen his grip on the tension either, even when the mood turns warmer for brief periods in the middle part of the piece.

There shimmer the old willows so grey. In addition to an unusual sense of motion, this creates a flexible template for the stresses in the words to fall correctly within the rhythmic structure.

Near the end of the piece, liazt music quickens and then slows as the Father spurs his horse to go faster and then arrives at his destination. The silence draws attention to the dramatic text and amplifies the immense loss and sorrow caused by the Son’s death. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikisource.

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The Complete Sony Recordings. Follow to get notified when PhilTA has uploaded new scores. Liszt succeeds quite handsomely here, harnessing the desperation of the song’s opening, which depicts the frantic ride through the forest of a father carrying his dying son.

There is an interesting analysis on YouTube of how Schubert’s composition represents the drama of Goethe’s poem – https: Schubert placed each character largely in a different vocal range, and each erokonig his own rhythmic nuances; in addition, most singers endeavor to use a different vocal coloration for each part. The piece is regarded as extremely challenging to perform due to the ljszt characters the vocalist is required to portray, as well as its difficult accompaniment, involving rapidly repeated chords and octaves which contribute to the drama and urgency of the piece.

Views Read Edit View history. Retrieved from ” http: Go Pro Upload Log In. Who rides, so late, through night and wind? Carl Loewe ‘s setting was published as Op.


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As the poem unfolds, the son seems to see and hear beings his father does not; the reader cannot know if the father is indeed aware of their presence, but he chooses to comfort his son, asserting reassuringly naturalistic explanations for what the child sees — a wisp of fog, rustling leaves, shimmering willows. This article is about the poem by Goethe. A fifth character, the horse, is implied in rapid triplet figures played by the pianist throughout the work, mimicking hoof beats.

Ave Maria [Ellens dritter Gesang] S. Please enable JavaScript in your browser to use the site fully. This piece liszf has a duration of five minutes.

Finally, the child shrieks that he has been attacked. I’ve used the Salamander soundfont for the default audio, and based the tempo and dynamics on Yuja Wang’s marvellous interpretation. Your download has started.

Igor Kamenz Plays Liszt. Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. Much of its popularity owes something, of course, to the masterful character of the famous Schubert original fromwhich was fashioned from a text by Goethe.

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