Schubert—Symphony No. 9
Lecture no. 11 from the course: The 30 Greatest Orchestral Works
Taught by Professor Robert Greenberg | 44 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Music & Fine Art Courses
In the brief life of Franz Schubert, contemplate the composer’s astonishing creative output, the interconnections between Schubert and Beethoven, and the effect on Schubert’s music of his tragic ordeal with syphilis. Savor the musical treasures of the “grand” Ninth Symphony, including the melodically original introduction, the vivacious scherzo, and the majestic finale, fusing Classical lyricism with tremendous expressive power.