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Franz Schubert:

Take Me to Your Lieder

Songs in classical music are usually called "art songs." In German, art songs are called Lieder. Franz Schubert was a master of writing Lieder. Each of his songs combines poetry and music, voice and accompaniment, to make a complete musical short story.

Music heard in this episode:

Schubert: Die Forelle
Schubert: Gretchen am Spinnrade
Schubert: Erlkönig
Schubert: Trout Quintet

Learn more about Franz Schubert

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This Week's Quiz

What is the German word for songs?

 carol

 aria

 lieder

 refrain

Which of the following is NOT the title of a Schubert song?

 Gretchen at the Spinning Wheel

 The Trout

 The Erl King

 The Viennese Clock

Which Schubert song was turned into a piece of chamber music?

 The Happy Farmer

 The Trout

 In the Hall of the Mountain King

 Farandole

Classics For Kids

Our Shows

Franz Schubert:

Take Me to Your Lieder

Songs in classical music are usually called "art songs." In German, art songs are called Lieder. Franz Schubert was a master of writing Lieder. Each of his songs combines poetry and music, voice and accompaniment, to make a complete musical short story.

Music heard in this episode:

Schubert: Die Forelle
Schubert: Gretchen am Spinnrade
Schubert: Erlkönig
Schubert: Trout Quintet

Learn more about Franz Schubert

Classics For Kids


This Week's Quiz

What is the German word for songs?

 carol

 aria

 lieder

 refrain

Which of the following is NOT the title of a Schubert song?

 Gretchen at the Spinning Wheel

 The Trout

 The Erl King

 The Viennese Clock

Which Schubert song was turned into a piece of chamber music?

 The Happy Farmer

 The Trout

 In the Hall of the Mountain King

 Farandole

 

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