04.08.2019 21:30 Concert Classics 7 Min. Year: 2015

Gretchen am Spinnrad

Composer: Franz Schubert


© Magdalena Chmielewska & Stephanie Cumming

"Gretchen am Spinnrad" is an art song by Franz Schubert from the year 1814, based on a scene from the tragedy "Faust" by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. Schubert published it in 1821 as op. 2 (D 118). Along with the setting of the ballad of the "Erlkönig", it became one of his first successful songs.

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