Die schöne Müllerin
Franz Schubert

Die schöne Müllerin

Jochen Kupfer / Susanne Giesa

CCS 18898 - 0723385188988

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“I can neither play nor sing, and when I write poetry, I nevertheless sing and play. If I were able to express the tunes in my head, then my songs would be more successful than they now are. But do not despair, some day a kindred soul may well turn up that can hear the melodies hidden in my words and give them back to me.” These lines were written in his diary on 8 October 1815 by Wilhelm Müller (1794-1827), a native of Dessau, the teacher, librarian, and poet who wrote the verses for ‘Die schöne Müllerin’. Franz Schubert was Müller’s junior by three years, and the song was the most essential element of his entire oeuvre. In Schubert, Müller found that sought-after ‘kindred soul’. The composer Schubert was charmed by the aesthetic quality of the poet Müller’s text; Müller, taking for his model ‘the most beautiful German folk songs’, succinctly summed up the principal criteria of his literary language: “Simplicity of form, singing quality of the rhythm, natural directness of language ... unconscious, deep, tenderness, which ... .echoes long afterwards, and naive openness towards the shy expression of the highest ideals.”The origins of the text for ‘Die schöne Müllerin’ go back to Müller’s student years in Berlin, 1816/1817. At that time, Müller, who was studying philology, was part of a group of young men and women interested in literature, who met regularly for enthusiastic literary discussions at the house of State Counsellor Friedrich August von Stägemann, who himself wrote poetry.....

Tracklisting
  • 1
    Die schöne Müllerin, D. 795 (Op. 25)
    Das Wandern
    03:06
  • 2
    Die schöne Müllerin, D. 795 (Op. 25)
    Wohin?
    02:22
  • 3
    Die schöne Müllerin, D. 795 (Op. 25)
    Halt!
    01:42
  • 4
    Die schöne Müllerin, D. 795 (Op. 25)
    Danksagung an Den Bach
    02:24
  • 5
    Die schöne Müllerin, D. 795 (Op. 25)
    Am Feierabend
    02:47
  • 6
    Die schöne Müllerin, D. 795 (Op. 25)
    Der Neugierige
    04:30
  • 7
    Die schöne Müllerin, D. 795 (Op. 25)
    Ungeduld
    02:49
  • 8
    Die schöne Müllerin, D. 795 (Op. 25)
    Morgengruß
    04:21
  • 9
    Die schöne Müllerin, D. 795 (Op. 25)
    Des Müllers Blumen
    03:32
  • 10
    Die schöne Müllerin, D. 795 (Op. 25)
    Tränenregen
    04:45
  • 11
    Die schöne Müllerin, D. 795 (Op. 25)
    Mein!
    02:30
  • 12
    Die schöne Müllerin, D. 795 (Op. 25)
    Pause
    04:26
  • 13
    Die schöne Müllerin, D. 795 (Op. 25)
    Mit Dem Grünen Lautenbande
    02:15
  • 14
    Die schöne Müllerin, D. 795 (Op. 25)
    Der Jäger
    01:11
  • 15
    Die schöne Müllerin, D. 795 (Op. 25)
    Eifersucht Und Stolz
    01:35
  • 16
    Die schöne Müllerin, D. 795 (Op. 25)
    Die Liebe Farbe
    04:52
  • 17
    Die schöne Müllerin, D. 795 (Op. 25)
    Die Böse Farbe
    02:02
  • 18
    Die schöne Müllerin, D. 795 (Op. 25)
    Trockne Blumen
    04:13
  • 19
    Die schöne Müllerin, D. 795 (Op. 25)
    Der Müller Und Der Bach
    03:56
  • 20
    Die schöne Müllerin, D. 795 (Op. 25)
    Der Müller Und Der Bach
    07:02