Schubert: Shorter Piano works

Austrian composer Franz Schubert was born on 31 January, 1797. For reference, Mozart had died six years earlier.

This recording comprises a selection of Schubert’s works for piano from 1815 – 1818, plus the Hungarian Melody of 1824. Clearly, this is music composed by Schubert as a young man. The recorded  works are:

Adagio in G major, D178
Allegretto, D346 in C major
12 Wiener Deutsche Tänze, D128
Andante in A major, D604
March in E major, D606
Adagio in E major, D612
Menuet (from Sonata no. 2), D. 279
Adagio in D flat, D505
Piano Sonata No. 6 in E minor, D566
Hungarian Melody in B minor D817
Jagdlied, D521 (Werner)
Écossaise in E flat, D511

Performed by Trudelies Leonhardt on a fortepiano built by Benignus Seidner, Vienna C. 1815)

Dutch fortepianist Trudelies Leonhardt, a member of one of Europe’s most famous musical families, is a leading exponent of the fortepiano, with an international following.

Here is Trudelies Leonhardt, playing the music of Mozart:


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