Goethe and Schubert: The Unseen Bond

Goethe and Schubert: The Unseen Bond

Kenneth S. Whitton


Franz Schubert set eighty of Goethe's poems to song; the ensuing lieder are masterpieces of the music literature. Whitton discusses the cultural history of the period, describing Goethe's curiosity in song and musicians, and Schubert's strangely broad wisdom of latest literature. all the songs is taken care of, with translation and dialogue of the history of either textual content and tune

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