Fifty-nine Favorite songs by Schubert from the Breitkopf and Hartel complete works edition, with piano accompaniment, edited by Eusebius Mandyczewski. Inspired by the verse of the German romantic poets, Franz Schubert achieved glittering fame as a creator of the nineteenth-century Lieder long before public recognition of his symphonies assured his place in music. His collaborations with baritone Johann Michael Vogl were the rage of Viennese drawing rooms circa 1817, and by 1823, these concert parties in the homes of affluent merchants and civil servants were more popular than ever. In ten years, Schubert composed over 600 Lieder, whose charming melodies, harmonic invention, and depth of emotion rank them at the top of the form. This handsome reading and playing edition offers 59 favorite Schubert songs setting of the verse of 30 lyric poets, including Schiller, Mayrhofer, Schober, and Wilhelm Muller from the standard Breitkopf & Hartel complete-score edition of 1884-97. This celebration of Schubert's lyric and harmonic vitality includes such classics as Der Wanderer; Im Fruhling; Ave Maria; Die junge Nonne; Hark, Hark the Lark; Der Tod und das Madchen; And die Musik; Dir Forelle; Nachtviolen; Wiegenlied; Schwanengesang; Nachtstuck; Die Allmacht, and dozens more.
A nice clean tightly bound copy. Slightly thumbed with corners very slightly damaged on soft cover.