Wed, 30 August 2006
This week's program focuses again on Schubert, and his gift for a singing melody. In the first piece, the lyrical melody in the pianist's right hand is a tune that could easily be the vocal line of one of Schubert's songs. This idea, of a melodic line supported by an evocative piano accompaniment, figures prominently in Schubert's songs, including the other piece on the program: Winterreise. Pianist Seymour Lipkin, pianist Jeremy Denk, and baritone Randall Scarlata perform Schubert's and Schubert's
Find a link to the complete texts and translations of Winterreise on our website at www.gardnermuseum.org. Be sure to check back for podcast #6, and the conclusion of Winterreise.
Recorded live in the Tapestry Room of the