Schubert's Winterreise: A Winter Journey in Poetry, Image, and Song

By: Muller, Wilhelm,Schubert, Franz

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Winterreise is perhaps the greatest song cycle ever written. Franz Schubert set to music the evocative poetry of his contemporary, German lyricist Wilhelm Muller. It is a heart-rending portrayal of a winter journey full of misery and woe.
This striking and unique multimedia volume brings together the achievements of Schubert and Muller with new interpretations by present-day musicians, scholars, and a photographer. The volume includes:
o the complete German text of Wilhelm Muller s twenty-four poems
o a new English translation of the poems by Louise McClelland Urban
o a foreword by Pulitzer Prize winning American composer John Harbison
o an introductory essay by renowned Schubert scholar Susan Youens
o ninety-two stunning black and white photographs of a winter s journey by Katrin Talbot
o a compact-disc recording of the Winterreise song cycle performed by baritone Paul Rowe and pianist Martha Fischer.

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Title: Schubert's Winterreise: A Winter Journey in Poetry, Image, and Song

Author Name: Muller, Wilhelm,Schubert, Franz

Categories: Classical,

Publisher: University of Wisconsin Press: 2003-04-28

ISBN Number: 0299186008

ISBN Number 13: 9780299186005

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: VeryGood

Seller ID: M0299186008Z2