Radio 3 Composer of the Week

Schubert, Franz

Franz Peter Schubert (31 January 1797 – 19 November 1828) was an Austrian composer. Despite dying at age thirty-one, Schubert was extremely prolific. His output consists of over six hundred secular vocal works (mainly Lieder), seven complete symphonies, sacred music, operas, incidental music and a large body of chamber and piano music. Appreciation of his music while he was alive was limited to a ... read more

Franz Peter Schubert (31 January 1797 – 19 November 1828) was an Austrian composer. Despite dying at age thirty-one, Sch... read more

Recommended Recording

Schubert - Symphonies 1 & 6

Schubert - Symphonies 1 & 6

Rene Jacobs, B’Rock Orchestra

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