Franz Schubert , Austrian composer who bridged the worlds of Classical and Romantic music, noted for the melody and harmony in his songs lieder and chamber music. Among other works are Symphony No. History at your fingertips. Sign up here to see what happened On This Day , every day in your inbox! Email address. By signing up, you agree to our Privacy Notice. Be on the lookout for your Britannica newsletter to get trusted stories delivered right to your inbox.
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Friends of his college days were faithful, particularly Josef von Spanun, who in introduced him to the poet Johann Mayrhofer. He also induced the young and brilliant Franz von Schober to visit Schubert. In the spring of Schubert applied for the post of music director in a college at Laibach now Ljubljana , Slovenia but was unsuccessful. His friends tried to interest Goethe in the songs and in April sent a volume of 16 settings to the poet at Weimar.
It produced no result. At length, in December , Schober persuaded Schubert to apply for leave of absence. His friendships with the Huttenbrenner brothers, Anselm, a composer, and Josef, an amateur musician, and with Josef von Gahy, a pianist with whom he played duets, date from these days. But this period of freedom did not last, and in the autumn of Schubert returned to his teaching duties. The two earlier years had been particularly fruitful.
There were two more symphonies: No. A fourth mass , in C major, was composed inIn this set of recordings made from through , Uchida plays Schubert 's music with sensitivity and sympathy, letting his lines sing, his harmonies sound, his rhythms dance, and his forms shimmer. For listeners looking to hear the beautiful in Schubert.