Variations on a Theme "Death and the Maiden"

Adapted from String Quartet No. 14, mvt. II "Andante con moto"

Franz Schubert
Nicholas Hersh
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This set of variations on the lied "Der Tod und das Mädchen" is actually an orchestration of the complete second movement of Schubert's tragic "Death and the Maiden" string quartet. Arrangement premiered in October 2011 with an Indiana University student orchestra conducted by Nicholas Hersh (this performance on the included mp3).

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Franz Schubert
Year of composition
Nicholas Hersh
Year of arrangement
Difficult (Grades 7+)
13 minutes
Classical music
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