PROJECTS

 
Sehnsucht

SEHNSUCHT

The German word Sehnsucht translates to longing in English. The pieces in this project vary stylistically, but they share some of the typical themes of high German Romanticism: love, death and the sorrow of longing. 

Robert Schumann [1810–1856]
Adagio & Allegro, Op. 70

Johannes Brahms [1833–1897]
Five Songs for Voice & Piano, Op. 49

Ludwig van Beethoven [1770–1827]
Sonata for Piano & Cello No.2 in G minor, Op. 2

Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy [1809-1847]
Song without words in D major Op. 109

Franz Schubert [1797-1828]
Ständchen