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Schubert, Franz

Syllabification: Schu·bert, Franz
Pronunciation: /ˈSHo͞obərt
 
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Definition of Schubert, Franz in English:

( 1797–1828), Austrian composer. His music is associated with the romantic movement for its lyricism and emotional intensity, but it belongs in formal terms to the classical age. He composed more than 500 lieder, including the song cycles Die Schöne Müllerin (1823) and Die Winterreise (1827).

Derivatives

Schubertian

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adjective
Example sentences
  • The final two movements retain some of the ferocity of the first, with touches of Schubertian charm in the trio of the Scherzo.
  • The concluding Rondo is full of delights as Uchida's playing sparkles, deftly catching that Schubertian quirkiness, those quick changes of mood.
  • It was indeed the fusion of a keen intellectual awareness and a poetic purity of expression that gave the mature Schubertian voice its special uniqueness.

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