Translation of ‘Der Doppelgänger’ by Franz Schubert from German to English. In search of. Schubert’s Doppelganger. DAVID BRETHERTON addresses some issues raised by a neglected Adorno essay. DORNO’S ESSAY ‘Schubert’ is a re-. To present a discussion of Der Doppelgänger, the thirteenth song from Schubert’s Schwanengesang, might seem a redundant enterprise.

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I am not suggesting that the introduction is initially heard as schubetr modally ambiguous it is clearly heard in B minor dppelganger, rather I am trying to illuminate a dramatic structure imbedded within this opening that foreshadows larger actions in both the music and text. MP3 file audio Justin T. Arranger August Wilhelmj — This file is part of the Sibley Mirroring Project.

The first two chords are filled in by the voice part doppelganer the rest are presented in their entirety by the piano: The resulting augmented triad D — F — A seems out of place, especially considering that this chord never occurs in the composition. If you originally registered with a username please use that to sign in.

Individually, however, none of the chords are complete, hence each dyad potentially implies more than one harmony see Example 2.


By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. For permissions, please e-mail: The voice rarely enters on the downbeat thus creating the effect of a quasi-recitative, and its first entrance on the second beat scuhbert measure 5, of course, provides no additional information since the F is already present in the piano.

Du bist die Ruh D. Laura am Klavier D. Heinrich Heine Number of voices: E— D —G— F. Lachen und Weinen D.

Franz Schubert – Der Doppelgänger lyrics + English translation

Similarly, the modulation to D minor in measures 47—51 seems to point toward a resolution in E, moving step-by-step, chromatically from the note B, hanging on the D leading-tone before it can reach doppelgangger pitch E. Selma und Selmar D.

The starting point for this essay is a simple fascination with the song’s miraculously economical text. Sprache der Liebe D. An Schwager Kronos D. Marco Gallo submitted Der Vater mit dem Kind D. Berthas Lied in der Nacht D. Multiple implications of each dyad in mm.

Der Doppelgänger (Franz Schubert) – ChoralWiki

This page was last edited on 19 Octoberat Der Knabe in der Wiege D. Most of the vocal notes which fill in the chords are set to relatively insignificant doppelgaanger e. This page was last edited on 5 Octoberat Structural gap showing missing pitch C in opening motive click to enlarge Example 4.


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It is known that Schubert suffered from syphilis, an incurable disease at that time, which he probably contracted in Sams Critical and Analytical Studiesed. Eine altschottische Ballade D. Cited in Steblin Email alerts New issue alert.

Hermann und Thusnelda D. Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum.

Der Doppelgänger

Rather, they are, respectively, the French- and German-sixth chords derived from the key of E. Furthermore, although not yet distinguishable to the first-time listener, the Fand the harmonic function which it signifies the dominantappears marked by weakness. Labetrank der Liebe D.

If the latter pairing is considered more important than the former, then the final two chords measures 61—63 should be considered a kind of plagal cadence with a Picardy third. Die Liebe hat gelogen D.

An die Leier D. MusicXML source file is in compressed.