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(Section E)
Led by Laurance Turner
Conducted by Joseph Lewis
Garda Hall (soprano)
Schubert completed his Fourth Symphony in April, 1816, when he was nineteen. It had to wait more than thirty-three years for its first performance, when the Viennese musical society ' Euterpe ' chose it for their first concert on November 19, 1849.
The Symphony is sometimes known as the ' Tragic '. The title was not given by Schubert himself and is not particularly apt, for, in spite of the rather sombre introduction, and the passionate course of the first movement, the symphony as a whole is by no means tragic. The slow movement contains some of Schubert's loveliest melodies, and the finale (after a fascinating minuet) is fiery and spirited.


Unknown: Laurance Turner
Conducted By: Joseph Lewis
Soprano: Garda Hall

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