Translation of ‘Der Doppelgänger’ by Franz Schubert from German to English. Nov. 1 Schubert: “Doppelgänger” ), “Der Doppelgänger”, Monat Mai: dreimal sieben Lieder nach Schumann und Schubert, no. Songs. Der Doppelgänger Dm Du Doppelgänger! du bleicher Geselle! first published by Gollancz and reprinted in the Hyperion Schubert Song Edition.

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Furthermore, Given that Heine uses the word only once in the last stanza of the poem, he apparently wished to postpone or perhaps even downplay schubret mythical associations. An mein Klavier D.

Der Tod Oskars D. It is also possible to consider this chord as a dominant with 6—5 appoggiatura i. The voice rarely enters on the downbeat thus creating the doppwlgnger of a quasi-recitative, and its first entrance on the second beat of measure 5, of course, provides no additional information since the F is already present in the piano.

This entry was posted on July 12, at 7: It is known that Schubert suffered from syphilis, an incurable disease at that time, which he doppelvnger contracted in Sams Transformation of dominant into subdominant.

Similarly, the modulation to D minor in measures 47—51 seems to point toward a resolution in E, moving step-by-step, chromatically from the note B, hanging on the D leading-tone before it can reach the pitch E.

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Views Read Edit View history. I realize, of course, that the pitch A is present in the harmonic and melodic forms of the B-minor doppekgnger, and that a major dominant triad is a commonplace diatonic chord in both major and minor keys.

The resolution of this enigma, however, is not yet complete. The first two chords are filled in by the voice part and the rest are presented in their entirety by the piano: Structural gap showing missing pitch C in opening motive.

Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4. Ziemlich langsam G major Kriegers Ahnung. An Exercise in Musical Hermeneutics. All of the chords in the first section of the piece measures 5—40 are derived from the pitches of the introduction and are likewise mostly incomplete within the piano part itself.

Das war ich D. The C-major chord in measure 59 functions as VI chord in E minor, this time followed by a proper dominant-seventh and, at last, in E minor chord, albeit over a B pedal tone.

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This is a remarkable aural event, especially since F is present constantly in all but seven bars of the piece. An den Tod D. Some Consequences of Nostalgia.


Transformation of dominant into subdominant doplelgnger to enlarge. The piano motive is altered to B—A—D— Ctransforming the second chord measure 10 into a minor dominant contradicting the implications of measure 2and then reducing it to a bare octave on the third beat.

Auf den Tod einer Nachtigall D.

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Likewise, prior to the end, each time the note E appears in the piano which is not frequently it is part of a dominant-function chord. Notify me of new posts via email.

Lied eines Kriegers D. Why do you ape my lovesickness, That tormented me here So many nights long ago? Gruppe aus dem Tartarus D. Although stated only once at the end, the effect of the subdominant throughout the piece is felt strongly, perhaps more strongly than the dominant itself. Kramer Naxos Javascript not enabled. You are commenting using your Twitter account.

The Ghostly Double The night is quiet, the streets are silent, My beloved lived in this house; She left the town a long time ago, But the house still stands in the same place.