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Schubert's ‘Death and the Maiden’—Mastering One of the Most Daunting Quartets in the Literature

How to breathe life into Schubert’s String Quartet in D minor, No. 14, D. 810

Of Franz Schubert’s 15 string quartets, 11 were written before he was 20. They were composed for his family ensemble—an invaluable training ground for a developing young genius. Though naturally influenced by Haydn and Mozart, these teenage works clearly harbor the seeds of future greatness, and when he returned to the quartet medium close to the end of his tragically short life (1797–1828), they had come to full fruition.

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