In this article I will look closely at just one song, Schubert’s Der Lindenbaum. Even by Schubert’s standards, this song is remarkable for the eloquence of its. Der Lindenbaum: vocal music: The 17th–20th centuries: the modified-strophic setting of “Der Lindenbaum” (“The Linden Tree”), from the cycle Winterreise. Winterreise (Winter Journey) is a song cycle for voice and piano by Franz Schubert a setting of . “Der Lindenbaum” (“The Linden Tree”): The tree, a reminder of happier days, seems to call him, promising rest. But he turns away, into the cold.

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Referring to Figure 1, there are more parallels that can be seen between the introduction and the A section verse. The transition from the B section to the A’ section showing the prolongation of a.

Der Lindenbaum

Retrieved 1 July An die Leier D. In Winterreise Schubert raises the importance of the pianist shcubert a role equal to that of the singer. Standard in ternary form, the B section focuses primarily on the dominant key area. Although Ludwig van Beethoven ‘s cycle An die ferne Geliebte To the Distant Beloved had been published earlier, inSchubert’s two cycles hold the foremost place in the history of the genre. Retrieved 21 January By using linddnbaum site, you agree to the Lijdenbaum of Use and Lihdenbaum Policy.


This creates an asymmetrical structure where there is only one verse left for the final A’ section which, in a modified strophic setting, should contain the same amount of music as the A section. The composer inby Wilhelm August Riederoil painting after a watercolor.

Vor meiner Wiege D. Ein Licht tanzt freundlich vor mir her An die Harmonie D. As I have previously suggested, the piano accompaniment fulfills the structure of the piece while the vocal line prolongs ideas put forth by the piano.

Abschied von der Erde D. Duration 70 minutes Composer Time Period Comp.

Views Read Edit View history. There are many instances throughout the piece that involve the c-b neighbour tone motion. Son fra l’onde D.

The third is absent in the dominant chord, making it sound hollow. There are also many other subtle examples of this motive throughout the piece.

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The only time it appears altered in the voice is in the B section, where it emerges as the same notes in the left hand as well as in the voice. This is one of Schubert’s great contributions to Lieder. An den Schlaf D. Etwas langsam C schugert Letzte Hoffnung. The end of the B section takes up where the introduction leaves off. These two works have posed interpretative demands on listeners and performers due to their scale and structural coherence. Gruppe aus dem Tartarus D. Stimme der Liebe D.


Schhubert text of the first section is nostalgic and sets up the darkness of the second section. Die Liebende schreibt D.

Winterreise – Wikipedia

Weber had died in Der blinde Knabe D. Dass sie hier gewesen D. The composer of the Winterreise may have gone hungry to bed, but he was a happy artist. Elena Gerhardt said of the Schubsrt”You have to be haunted by this cycle to be able to sing it. The following table names the keys used in different editions. We were altogether dumbfounded by the sombre mood of these songs, and Schober said that one song only, “Der Lindenbaum”, had pleased him.

An den Tod D.

Franz Schubert:Der Lindenbaum Lyrics

Arranger Johann Kaspar Mertz The final chord of the introduction ends with a fifth, b-f-sharp. Creative Commons Attribution Share Alike 3.

Schubert has created a problem: Both Spaun and Mayrhofer describe the period of the composition of Winterreise as one in which Schubert was in a deeply melancholic frame of mind, as Mayrhofer puts it, because “life had lost its rosiness and winter was upon him. Selma und Selmar D. Der Flug der Zeit Schuberf. Auf den Tod einer Nachtigall D.