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Schubert's "Death and the Maiden"
"Schubert's magnificent quartet "Death and the Maiden" has captivated audiences since 1826. What do you know about "Der Tod und Das Mńdchen"?"
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Schubert began writing the quartet in 1824, but would not finish/finalize the piece for two years. It was finally performed for the first time on 1 February, 1826, in which European city?
There are two catalogs in which Schubert's works are organized: numerical order and Otto Deutsch's thematic catalog. What are the numbers for "Death and the Maiden"?
No. 15, D325
No. 14, D650
No. 14, D810
No. 16, D810
The "Death and the Maiden" quartet gets its name from Schubert's song of the same name. Which movement of the quartet contains this melody?
Schubert's quartet has been arranged in several different ways. First, in 1878, who arranged "Death and the Maiden" for a piano duet?
The next arrangement we'll talk about is Mahler's adaptation. How did he arrange "Death and the Maiden"?
Full [Symphony] Orchestra
The final arrangement we will discuss is the symphonic version, which two different composers have arranged. In the 1990s, American composer Andy Stein called it "Symphony in D minor, 'Death and the Maiden'" for full orchestra. But who did it first?
Schubert's quartet also makes several guest appearances in film and television scores. Which of the following does NOT contain "Death and the Maiden"?
"Dead Poets Society" (film)
"The Portrait of a Lady" (film)
"Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Silk Stocking" (BBC TV production)
Schubert did not live a very long life, dying at age 31. So, how many years before his death did he finish "Death and the Maiden"?
What is "Death and the Maiden" about?
A maiden who is ill fights Death and wins
A murdering maiden brings death to all around her
A maiden is about to die and begs Death to be spared
An innocent maiden is about to be executed for a crime she did not commit
Finally, to what musical era does "Death and the Maiden" (the string quartet) belong?
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Compiled Dec 04 13