Classical Era Composer Franz Schubert
He was a School Master, as well as Deputy Music Director. He was described as being very shy and reluctant to share his compositions. He composed over 600 songs, his most recognized piece was Zwillingsbruder
Schubert started to write the composition in January, 1828 and finished it around the March of the same year.
Schubert dedicated the work to Karoline Esterhazy, whom he loved.
The piece is composed of four movements, a fast and strong first movement, a slow meaningful second movement, a playful, fast and lively third movement, and a strong, fast final movement similar to the first.
The piece was composed for piano and published after his death in November, 1828.
The piece is performed by two pianists playing at the same time as it is a piece composed for four hands.
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