Reul, Barbara M & Bodley, & Lorraine Byrne: The Unknown Schubert (Ashgate Books) Hardback

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Contents: Foreword, Susan Youens; Part I Lieder: Mayrhofer, Schubert, and the myth of 'vocal memnon', Marjorie Hirsch; Beyond the Leiermann: disorder, reality, and the power of imagination in the final songs of Schubert’s Winterreise, Richard Giarusso; Musical representation of concepts in Schubert's settings of the Jena Romantics, Lisa Feurzeig. Part II Sacred Music: Small is beautiful: Schubert's smaller sacred works, Crawford Howie. Part III Opera: Franz Schubert and Viennese popular comedy, Mary Wischusen; 'Ever more fearful grows the confusion': genre and the problem of musical narrative in Schubert's Fierrabras, Brian Locke; Goethe and Schubert: Claudine von Villa Bella – conflict and reconciliation, Lorraine Byrne Bodley. Part IV Chamber Music: The Beethoven allusions in Auf dem Strom (D.943), Larry Hamberlin; Et in Arcadia ego: the elegiac structure of Schubert's Quartettsatz in C minor (D.703), Su Yin Mak. Part V: Piano Music: Hypermeter, phrase length and temporal disjuncture in Schubert's Klavierstück No 3 (D.946), Ryan McClelland; Distancing the heroic: the Piano Sonata in D major (D.850), Cameron Gardner; Composing with the 'nursery apparatus': thoughts prompted by 2 lesser-known Schubert piano works, Brian Newbould; Revisiting Schubert's Czech connections, Kenneth DeLong. Part VI Unfinished Works: Late style and the paradoxical poetics of the Schubert-Berio Renderings, Lorraine Byrne Bodley; Afterword, David Gramit; Appendix; Index.