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    Unfinished Schubert...

    Does anybody really capture the spirit of the expression?

    If so,who...and why?



    ..."There are two contrary impulses which govern this man's brain-the one sane, and the other eccentric. They alternate at regular intervals..."

    Franz Schubert


    Schubert's table piano...

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    ..."There are eight girls in the house in which I am living, and practically all of them are good looking. You can realize that I am kept busy... "

    Franz Schubert


    Fritz Reiner and the Chicago Symphony

    Above is Schubert's home in Vienna

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    ..."The greatest misfortune of the wise man and the greatest unhappiness of the fool are based upon convention..."

    Franz Schubert




     Schubert's Grave

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    ..."No one feels another's grief, no one understands another's joy. People imagine they can reach one another. In reality they only pass each other by..."

    Franz Schubert


    Leopold Stokowski and the Philadelphia Harmonic

     Schubert's strolling park

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    ..."I try to decorate my imagination as much as I can..."

    Franz Schubert


    The Rating system is as follows...

    3 FRANZES.....  Great

    2 FRANZES.....  Good

    1 FRANZ.....   Okay

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     NOSFERATU-Not Dead or                        Alive  

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     1 DRESDEN-  Bombed the 
                              Piece
    2 DRESDENS-Firebombed
                          the piece
    3 DRESDENS- Left nothing
                           but ashes



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    ..."Happy is the man who finds a true friend, and far happier is he who finds that true friend in his wife..."

    Franz Schubert


    Furtwängler and unknown orchestra rehearse the "unfinished"



     

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    ..."Every night when I go to bed, I hope that I may never wake again, and every morning renews my grief..."

    Franz Schubert


    Fritz Lehmann and the Berlin Philharmonic

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    .."Above all things, I must not get angry. If I do get angry I knock all the teeth out of the mouth of the poor wretch who has angered me..."


    Franz Schubert

     




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