Gretchen am Spinnrade: Franz Schubert: Early life and career: a poem by Goethe, “Gretchen am Spinnrade” (“Gretchen at the Spinning Wheel”), from Faust ;. Gretchen am Spinnrade. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. Meine Ruh’ ist hin,. Mein Herz ist schwer,. Ich finde sie nimmer. Und nimmermehr. Wo ich ihn nicht hab’. Franz Schubert. Gretchen am Spinnrade (“Meine Ruh’ “), song for voice & piano, D. (Op. 2). Composition Information ↓; Description ↓; Appears On ↓.

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An den Tod D. Nach einem Gewitter D. A Second of Silence. Lazar Berman Edition Box Set.

It was on October 19,that Franz Schubert composed this song, the first of 71 on poems by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ; in the opinion of some, it was upon the wings of the near-deified German Bard that Tretchen was lifted to his highest musical heights. Der Knabe in der Wiege D.

After 200 Years, A Schubert Song Still Resonates

Vedi quanto adoro D. Lied der Anne Lyle D. The song opens with Gretchen at her spinning wheelthinking of Faust and all that he gretche promised.


Blow the Wind Southerly. Please provide the translator’s name when contacting us. Lieder on Record Album Schubert: Schubert had toiled, tested himself, and had his charming moments, and now and again had fumbled.

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Gretchen am Spinnrade (“Meine Ruh’…”), song for voice & piano, D. 118 (Op. 2)

She spins as she waits, and — though the text excerpt used grrtchen Schubert ‘s song mentions nothing of these activities explicitly — the composer translates the rising and falling motion of her foot on the pedal, the rotation of the wheel, and the twisting of the thread into spinngade undulating and omnipresent accompanimental figure.

October 19, 4: The poem, taken from Part I of Goethe ‘s monumental recasting of the Faust legend, finds Gretchen sitting by the window waiting for her love to return. Please enable JavaScript in your browser to use the site fully. The Art of Meta Seinemeyer. Berthas Lied in der Nacht D. Antigone und Oedip D.

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Cheryl Studer in Salzburg. Grablied auf einen Soldaten D. The pianist is Graham Johnson, whose comprehensive annotations for the series will be published as a three-volume set by Yale University Schibert. Auf dem Wasser zu singen D. Die Befreier Europas in Paris D. An die Nachtigall D.


Views Read Edit View history. Norton Recorded Anthology of Xchubert Music: Cora an die Sonne D. Auf dem Wasser zu singen: Other available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations if applicable: Editor Eusebius Mandyczewski Not all the material on this website is in the public domain. An die Harmonie D. Contents 1 Performances 1. Work Title Gretchen am Spinnrade Alt ernative.

Dass sie hier gewesen D. Willkommen und Abschied D.

An die Freude D. Recital at Carnegie Hall, November 25, The Timeless Music of Schubert.

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Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. In the right hand, you can hear the spinning of the wheel, in spinnradd left, the staccato clacking of the bobbin.

Auf den Tod einer Nachtigall D. Das grosse Halleluja D. Auf der Bruck D. Lied eines Schiffers an die Dioskuren D.