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Merry Christmas to everyone and Happy New Franz Schubert Year 2017

1797 - 2017
220. birthday of the famous viennese composer

Franz Schubert  - Ave Maria
being sung by the magnificent American soprano Renée Fleming

Franz Peter Schubert
* 31. Jänner 1797, in Wien, Alsergrund
† 19. November 1828 in Wien, Wieden

In a short lifespan of less than 32 years, Schubert was a prolific composer, writing some 600 Lieder, ten complete or nearly complete symphonies, liturgical music, operas, incidental music and a large body of chamber and solo piano music. Appreciation of his music while he was alive was limited to a relatively small circle of admirers in Vienna, but interest in his work increased significantly in the decades immediately after his death. Felix Mendelssohn, Robert Schumann, Franz Liszt, Johannes Brahms and other 19th-century composers discovered and championed his works. Today, Schubert is ranked among the greatest composers of the early Romantic era and, as such, is one of the most frequently performed composers of the early nineteenth century.

Franz Schubert is an incredibly underrated composer. Had he lived another 40 years he would probably be remembered as equal to Beethoven. Bearing in mind that he died at 31 his output is truly astonishing.


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* 14. November 1900 in Brooklyn, New York
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DH Túfaranka - V brodském zátiší

- CZ - Povím vám, proč mám rád dechovou hudbu a proč jsem jí oddaně sloužil: protože jejím základem je dech. Bez dechu není života, dech je tvořivá síla.
Naši dědové a otcové to věděli, a kdo to chce dnes popírat, je sám proti sobě.
Česká dechovka nezahyne, její krásná živá tradice to nedovolí.
-- Ladislav Kubeš st.
- DE - Ich sage ihnen,warum ich Blasmusik liebe und warum ich ihr hingebungsvoll mein ganzes Leben diente: Die Grundlage fúr die Blasmusik ist der Atem.
Ohne Atem gibt es kein Leben, Atem ist Schöpfungskraft. Unsere Opas und Väter wussten dies, und wer das bestreiten will, ist selbst gegen sich.
Die böhmische Blasmusik wird nicht untergehen, ihre schöne Tradition erlaubt es nicht.
--Ladislav Kubeš Sen.

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