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Life and Works: Schubert

AuthorJeremy Siepmann

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Duration4h 30m

CategoriesChildren and Young Adult Non-Fiction and Educational Titles, Music

Key StageA Level

PublisherNaxos

VersionUnabridged

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Franz Schubert (1797-1828) was a brilliant, modest boy who sprang to fully fledged genius at the age of sixteen. He was entirely consumed by his art and lived a hand-to-mouth existence in Vienna (home to Mozart, Haydn and Beethoven) and died almost penniless at the age of thirty one. This audiobook explores the darker side to Schubert and is illustrated with many musical examples.

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