Preface and Acknowledgments vii Permissions and Credits xvii Schubert: The Nonsense Society Revisited 1 RITA STEBLIN Excerpts from Beytrage zur Bildung fur Junglinge, 1817-1818 39 ANTON VON SPAUN AND JOHANN MAYRHOFER TRANSLATED, INTRODUCED, AND ANNOTATED BY DAVID GRAMIT Those of us who found our life in art : The Second-Generation 67 Romanticism of the Schubert-Schober Circle, 1820-1825 JOHN M. GINGERICH Schubert's Kosegarten Settings of 1815: A Forgotten Liederspiel 115 MORTEN SOLVIK The Queen of Golconda, the Ashman, and the Shepherd on a Rock: Schubert and the Vienna Volkstheater 157 LISA FEURZEIG Liszt on Schubert's Alfonso und Estrella 183 INTRODUCED AND TRANSLATED BY ALLAN KEILER Schubert's Freedom of Song, If Not Speech 201 KRISTINA MUXFELDT Schubert's Tombeau de Beethoven: Decrypting the Piano Trio in E-flat Major, Op. 100 241 CHRISTOPHER H. GIBBS Schubert in History 299 LEON BOTSTEIN Index 349 Notes on Contributors 363
Christopher H. Gibbs is the James H. Ottaway Jr. Professor of Music at Bard College and coartistic director of the Bard Music Festival. He is the author of The Life of Schubert. Morten Solvik is Center Director of IES Abroad Vienna, where he also teaches music history. His work includes articles on Schubert, Bruckner, and Mahler.