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Schubert   /ʃˈubərt/   Listen

Austrian composer known for his compositions for voice and piano (1797-1828).  Synonyms: Franz Peter Schubert, Franz Schubert, Franz Seraph Peter Schubert.

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"Schubert" Quotes from Famous Books

... these tendencies, one which at the same time preserves something of the dream's former over-valuation. The foundation of dream life is for them a peculiar state of psychical activity, which they even celebrate as elevation to some higher state. Schubert, for instance, claims: "The dream is the liberation of the spirit from the pressure of external nature, a detachment of the soul from the fetters of matter." Not all go so far as this, but many maintain that ...
— Dream Psychology - Psychoanalysis for Beginners • Sigmund Freud

... revelation of her. She was not a finished performer and her music was limited by her incapacity; but she had the gift for imparting, with transparent sincerity and unfailing sensitiveness, the very heart of what she played. There were Arias from Schubert Sonatas, and Bach Preludes, and loving little pieces of Schumann, that Gregory thought he had never heard so beautifully played before. Everything they had to say was said, though, it might be, said very ...
— Tante • Anne Douglas Sedgwick

... desired, indeed, not to criticise but to create, and in the winter of 1809-1810 united to produce a terrific romance, with the title Nightmare, in which a gigantic and hideous witch played a prominent part. After reading Schubert's Der Ewige Jude, they began a narrative poem dealing with the legend of the Wandering Jew,[91] who lingered in Shelley's imagination in after years, and whom he introduced into Queen Mab, Prometheus Unbound, and Hellas. The grim and ...
— The Tale of Terror • Edith Birkhead

Words linked to "Schubert" :   Franz Seraph Peter Schubert, Franz Peter Schubert, composer

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