Schubert: Quintet in A major for Piano, Violin, Viola, Cello, and Bass, D. 667, Op. 114, “Trout”
SOMETHING TO KNOW:
This quintet was one of Schubert's first commissioned chamber works, and one of a number of his chamber works to include a movement based on a song.
SOMETHING TO LISTEN FOR:
The fourth movement is a set of variations based on the theme from Schubert's song "The Trout." The movement ends with the tune over the song's original accompaniment evoking a babbling brook and leaping fish.
Recorded live in Alice Tully Hall on July 15, 2015.
Video produced by Ibis Productions.