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1. Der Neugierige by Franz Schubert
Schubert's lovely setting of Muller's poem, the sixth in the Die Schone Mullerin song cycle, is well worth getting to know.
2. The Worst Classical Music Recordings Ever
Seriously awful Classical music recordings which may or may not entertain all the family!
3. Top Ten Mozart Works
Want some ideas of works by Mozart that you should get to know? Look no further!
4. Danksagung an den Bach by Franz Schubert
The fourth song in Schubert's song cycle Die Schone Mullerin is quite exquisite. It also introduces a very important character - the beautiful maid of the mill herself. Read on to learn more about this lovely song.
5. Am Feierabend by Franz Schubert
Schubert's Leid from Die Schone Mullerin sets the scene for the young miller starting his career at the mill in the hope of winning the hand of the maid he has seen there. Will all go well?
6. Halt! from Die Schone Mullerin by Schubert
Halt! is a tiny song within Die Schone Mullerin yet it is this song which draws the miller to the house where the Maid of the Mill lives, and which ultimately draws him to his death.
7. Das Wandern by Franz Schubert
The first song in Schubert's Die Schone Mullerin, Das Wandern sets the scene for the unfolding story line.
8. Wohin? from Schubert's Die Schone Mullerin
The second song in Schubert's song cycle "Die Schone Mullerin" is well worth getting to know in its own right as one of his great leider.
9. Schubert's Song Die Forelle, The Trout
Schubert's song, Die Forelle, (The Trout) is one of his best loved leider. This article covers some of its history and helps the listener to find resources.
10. Monostatos in The Magic Flute
Monostatos is not the most important character in the opera The Magic Flute, but he does have a big role within it.
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