In this article I will look closely at just one song, Schubert’s Der Lindenbaum. Even by Schubert’s standards, this song is remarkable for the eloquence of its. Der Lindenbaum: vocal music: The 17th–20th centuries: the modified-strophic setting of “Der Lindenbaum” (“The Linden Tree”), from the cycle Winterreise. Winterreise (Winter Journey) is a song cycle for voice and piano by Franz Schubert a setting of . “Der Lindenbaum” (“The Linden Tree”): The tree, a reminder of happier days, seems to call him, promising rest. But he turns away, into the cold.
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The text states that the cold wind was blowing. Prestige Recordings, HT S An den Mond in einer Herbstnacht D.
In a five-line structure, the fourth scale degree is seen as a passing note with harmonic support. In this edition the key relationships are preserved: Der Wallensteiner Lanzknecht beim Trunk D. This too can be understood to foreshadow the above mentioned section. Schubert’s WerkeSerie XX: Schubfrt foreshadows the dark tone of the text and recalls the context of Winterreise: The text for the B section is half the length of any other section.
This makes it not scbubert a melodic device, but also a thematic agent. Creative Commons Attribution Share Alike 3.
Since this is a strophic setting and the sections repeat, the question arises: The composer of the Winterreise may have gone hungry to bed, but he was a happy artist. Das grosse Halleluja D. Vedi quanto adoro D.
He comes across a village, passes a crossroads, and arrives at a cemetery. Freude der Kinderjahre D.
Franz Schubert:Der Lindenbaum Lyrics
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Whereas the vocal line cannot have the proper descent because of the strophic quality, the piano can supply the proper descent because it summarizes what takes place in the vocal line.
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Free Public Domain Sheet Music”. Laura am Klavier D. It is interesting to note that throughout the entire B section the right hand has the triplet figure that has represented the rustling of the leaves. Abschied von der Erde D. Stimme der Liebe D. The piano no longer held simply an accompanimental position. Lied aus der Ferne D.
Winterreise, D (Schubert, Franz) – IMSLP/Petrucci Music Library: Free Public Domain Sheet Music
The b and g-sharp continue upward and downward to end in the inner voice as it did in the introduction. Die Macht der Liebe D. In word painting terms, the triplet figure throughout the introduction is the musical representation of the wind rustling the leaves of the linden tree, but there is much more to be considered in this seemingly inconsequential introduction that is related to the piece that follows.
Contents 1 Performances 1. Schubert’s song cyclesschubeft However, he had heard the whole cycle performed by Vogl which received a much more enthusiastic reception though he did not live to see the final publication, nor the opinion of the Wiener Theaterzeitung:.
McMaster Music Analysis Colloquium. Views Read Edit View history. An die Freude D. An den Tod D. Auf dem Wasser zu singen D. This is where the darkness of the text begins to reveal itself. Here being denied even the death on which he has become fixated, he defiantly renounces faith before reaching a point of resignation.
This is an interrupted descent that will eventually be fulfilled in the piano postlude. The man travels alone through the deepest and darkest night, and as he passes the linden tree he must close his eyes because of the memories.
There are also many other subtle examples of this motive throughout the piece.