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TITLE : Schuberts Winter Journey Anatomy Of An Obsession

Preface an exploration of the worlds most famous and challenging song cycle schuberts winter journey winterreise by a leading interpreter of the work who teases out the themesliterary historical psychologicalthat weave through the twenty four songs that make up this legendary masterpiecean exploration of the world s most famous and challenging song cycle schuberts winter journey winterreise by a leading interpreter of the work who teases out the themes literary historical psychological that weave through the twenty four songs that make up this legendary masterpiecew inter journey is the most famous romantic song cycle ever written but its also deeply odd in the first of the 24 songs we learn that the singer has endured some terrible disasterleading interpreter of winterreise focuses on the context resonance and personal significance of possibly the greatest piece of music in the history of lieder using the 24 poems that were set to music for voice and piano songs bostridge brings the work and its world alive for connoisseurs and new listeners alikeyour book is subtitled anatomy of an obsession so the first question has to be how deep is this obsession and how long ago did it start

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