James Vernon Ivey - Feuer und Eis
A Study of Duality in the Life and Lieder of Franz Schubert
This text examines the confluence of Schubert's compositions, mental state, and illness during the twilight of his life. The author goes into depth, especially concerning the Goethe songs of Mignon and Winterreise. By probing into the mind of composer, along with textual and musical analysis, we can understand the conflicts and dualities within the man and his music.