Liszt’s transcription of Schubert’s famous Lied Erlkönig (S. /4). This was composed by Schubert at the age of 18 for solo voice and piano. Le roi des aulnes [Erlkönig] – Mélodie de François Schubert, Sa. composer. Franz Liszt (). circa ; first version. composer. Franz Schubert. August 13, The Franz Liszt transcription of Schubert’s three lieders Gretchen am Spinnrade, Auf dem Wasser zu singen and Der Erlkönig.

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Liszt does not loosen his grip on the tension erlkinig, even when the mood turns warmer for brief periods in the middle part of the piece. Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.

At the work’s close, the music cruelly but appropriately depicts the boy’s death with two emphatic chords that disrupt the otherwise peaceful ending. The ‘Mein Vater, mein Vater’ music appears three times on a prolonged dominant 7th chord that slips chromatically into the next key. Portraits Recordings – The Elf-king with crown and cape? Schubert’s song cyclesincluding: Loewe’s version is less melodic than Schubert’s, with an insistent, repetitive harmonic structure between the opening minor key and answering phrases relkonig the major key of the oiszt, which have a stark quality owing to their unusual relationship to the home key.

I literally just inspected the code of this site with firefox and finally found out what the YouTube video is: The piece is regarded as extremely challenging to perform due to the multiple characters the vocalist is required to portray, as well as its difficult accompaniment, involving rapidly repeated chords and octaves which contribute to the drama and urgency oiszt the piece.


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The Complete Columbia and Electrola solo and concerto recordings, Edition PetersNo. Die junge Nonne S. It was originally composed by Goethe as part of a Singspiel entitled Die Fischerin. The score can be downloaded in the format of your preference: There shimmer the old willows so grey. Please enable JavaScript in your browser to use the site fully.

This was composed by Schubert at the age of 18 for solo voice and piano, setting the text from Goethe’s poem. Schubert placed each character largely in a different vocal range, and each has his own rhythmic nuances; er,konig addition, most singers endeavor to use a different vocal coloration for each part.

The rhythm of the piano accompaniment also changes within the characters.

There is an interesting analysis on YouTube of how Schubert’s composition represents the drama of Goethe’s poem – https: I provide the original scanned version and the filtered, because the filter does some changes smoothening, sharpening borders and some portions of the scan get lost sometimes when they are too small e.

Editor Ignacy Jan Paderewski — Much of the major-key music is coloured by the flattened submediantgiving it a darker, unsettled sound. Ludwig van Beethoven attempted to set it to music erlkoonig abandoned the effort; his sketch however was complete enough to be published in a completion by Reinhold Becker Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum.

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Liszy where you want to share: My daughters shall wait on you finely; My daughters lead the nightly dance, And rock and dance and sing to bring you in. Following the tonal scheme, each cry is a semitone higher than the last, and, as in Goethe’s poem, the time between the second two cries is less than the erlkonnig two, increasing the urgency like a large-scale stretto.

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12 Lieder von Franz Schubert, S.558 (Liszt, Franz)

Liszt, Chopin, Strauss and others. OK, I agree Erlionig, give me more info. Gretchen am Spinnrade S. We use cookies on this site to enhance your user experience By clicking any link on this page you are giving your consent for us to set cookies. Retrieved 8 October The song has a tonal scheme based on rising semitones which portrays the increasingly desperate situation:.

The narrator’s phrases are echoed by the voices of father and son, the father taking up the deeper, rising phrase, and the son a lightly undulating, answering theme around the dominant fifth. Carl Loewe ‘s setting was published as Op. These two themes also evoke the rising and moaning of the wind. Uploaded on Aug 19, Valentina Lisitsa Plays Liszt. Link to this page Embed on your site.