Richter Plays Schubert

There are many things that come together in music: Expression, tempo, technique, rhythm, and more.

Think about this: Composer Franz Schubert died at age 31. Yet he left us over 600 songs, several symphonies and some totally amazing chamber  music. He was lonely, and he was very ill at the end. Much of this sadness is reflected in Schubert’ piano sonatas.

And here is another musician: Pianist Sviatoslav Richter, who explores the music that Schubert composed. Richter shows us what he  discovers in this music. Just listen…

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