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Schubert, Franz Peter
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(Jan 31, 1797, Vienna – Nov 19, 1828, Vienna). Schubert’s work made enduring contributions to lieder, chamber and orchestral music, keyboard music, as well as to sacred music, including six Mass settings. His crowning achievement was in revolutionizing German lieder, about which Joseph v. Spaun declared him “unexcelled” – his hymn composition was superb in the ensemble of lyrical voicecommand, poetic text, and keyboard accompaniment, especially influenced by the idea of exposition and thematic development of the Vienna…

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Saliers, Don E., “Schubert, Franz Peter”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 18 May 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_025360>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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