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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Finally, the child shrieks that he has been attacked. Thank you so much for your comment Fia.

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Erlkönig (II), transcription for piano (after Schubert, D. 328d), S. 558/4 (LW A42/4)

Grigory Ginzburg, Live Recordings, Vol. It is the father with his child.

Auf dem Wasser zu Singen, D. Loewe’s implication is that the Erlking has no substance, but merely exists in the child’s feverish imagination.

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The song has a tonal scheme based on rising semitones which portrays the increasingly desperate situation:. Du bist die Ruh S. For many a game I will play there with thee; On my strand, lovely flowers their blossoms unfold, My mother shall grace thee with garments of gold.


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. As it becomes apparent that the boy is delirious, a possibility is that the father is rushing him to medical aid. This piece typically has a duration of five minutes.

Retrieved from ” http: Gretchen am Spinnrade S. Metamorphosis of Plants Theory of Colours colour wheel. The ‘Mein Vater, mein Vater’ music appears three times on a prolonged dominant 7th chord that slips chromatically into the next key.

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The left hand of the piano part introduces a low-register leitmotif composed of rising scale in triplets and a falling arpeggio. The father rides faster to the Hof. The Poems of Goethe.

The opening line tells that the time is unusually late and the weather unusually inclement for travel.

Much of the major-key music is coloured by the flattened submediantgiving it a darker, unsettled sound. Liszt succeeds quite handsomely here, harnessing the desperation of the song’s opening, which depicts the frantic ride through the forest of a father carrying his dying son.


This file is part of the Sibley Mirroring Project. Near the end of the piece, the music quickens and then slows as the Father spurs his horse to go faster and then arrives at his destination.

Complete Piano Music, Vol. Only with his final threatening word, “Gewalt”, does he depart from this chord. Capuchin Crypt Sedlec Ossuary. Discover the Best, Vol. Horowitz, Richter, Gilels, Cliburn. 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; in addition, most singers endeavor to use a different vocal coloration for each part.

My daughters shall wait on you finely; My daughters lead the nightly dance, And rock and dance and sing to lisxt you in. The first time the Erl-king sings in measure 57, the galloping motive disappears.

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