Schubert and his music

United States, 1954

Film
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Depicts life in the early 19th century and the people and places of Vienna which have had an important influence on the music of Franz Schubert. Shows Schubert’s birth place, the church where he sang as a boy and where, later, his music was performed, life in Vienna and the group of singers, painters, poets and actors who were part of the romantic movement of this period. Excerpts from the following are included in the film: Valses Nobles, Opus 77; Moment Musicaux, Opus 94; the First and Second Movements of the Symphony No. 8 “Unfinished”; “Der Lindenbaum”; the First Movement of the Quintet in A Major, Opus 114 “The Trout”; and “Serenade”.

Credits

production company

Coronet Instructional Films

Language

English

Duration

00:12:55:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

28230

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Biographical films

Biographical

Crafts & Visual Arts → Arts - Vienna (Austria)

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Music - Instruction and study

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Music & Performing Arts → Classical music

Music & Performing Arts → Composers - Biography

Music & Performing Arts → Music - History and criticism

Music & Performing Arts → Music - Instruction and study

Music & Performing Arts → Music appreciation

Music & Performing Arts → Schubert, Franz, 1797-1828

People → Biographical films

People → Composers - Biography

People → Schubert, Franz, 1797-1828

Performance

Performance → Music - Performance

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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