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Fantasy F minor op. 103 D 940

1 Piano, 4 Hands

By Franz Schubert

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Piano Piano Duet, 1 Piano, 4 Hands (Piano, 4-hands) - SMP Level 10 (Advanced)
1 Piano, 4 Hands. Composed by Franz Schubert (1797-1828). Edited by Willi Kahl. Sheet Music. Paperbound. Henle Music Folios. Urtext edition without fingering-paper bound. Classical. Single piece (softcover). With introductory text. 31 pages. G. Henle #HN180. Published by G. Henle (HL.51480180).

Item Number: HL.51480180

9x12 inches.

No other great composer left as many works for piano duet as Franz Schubert. Making music with others, often in a social circle, was a solid component of the Schubertian circle of friends. With the Fantasie in F minor D 940 op. post. 103, however, Schubert completely left the sphere of social gatherings and created, in the first months of his last year of life, a work of almost symphonic form, whose elegiac atmosphere at the beginning sets the tone for the entire work. Schubert was apparently aware of the significance of the work and prepared it for printing: the autograph already contained in his hand the opus number of the first edition published in March 1829.

About SMP Level 10 (Advanced)

Very advanced level, very difficult note reading, frequent time signature changes, virtuosic level technical facility needed.

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  • 5

    jk
    Location:
    Ontario. Canada
    Difficulty Level:
    Early intermediate
  • August 22, 2016 Fantasy for four hands

    A sublime piece from Schubert. Hard to play for a low intermediate, but enjoy managing bits of it. Wish all music books would lie flat when open as this one does.

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  • 5

    EB
    Location:
    Florida
    Difficulty Level:
    Intermediate/advanced
  • May 20, 2012 Fantasy in F minor

    Challenging for both primo and secondo, but not excessively so (I would rate this "9," not "10"), lovely melodic lines, a pleasure to play!

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  • 4

    Michael Clark
    Location:
    Ithaca, NY
    Difficulty Level:
    Advanced
  • January 14, 2012 Great, Easy-to-Read Edition

    The horizontal design makes it easy for each pianist to read his or her own part. The page turns are well placed (alternating between primo and secondo). There are no fingerings (a few key ones would have been beneficial, especially near the end!).

    22 of 39 people found this review helpful.
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  • 5

    Anonymous
    Location:
    Mobile, Alabama
    Difficulty Level:
    Advanced
  • May 03, 2007 MEMORABLE AND BEAUTIFUL........................

    I first discovered this four-handed piano work by Schubert when it was played in the movie "Madame Sousatska" starring Shirley MacLaine as an eccentric piano teacher in London. It's beautiful opening melody began to haunt me and I would find myself humming it. I enjoy having the music...

    but unfortunately have not found anyone (yet) to play it with me. I am really looking forward to that. I must admit that I was never that fond of Schubert in the past, but this piece caused me to look at some of his other works that I am now also enjoying.

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  • 5

    Stuart Holder
    Location:
    Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.
    Difficulty Level:
    Intermediate/advanced
  • March 16, 2006 Memorable Evening with Schubert

    I recently went to a Medici concert in Brisbane, Australia and saw this piece played by the great Michele Campanella and his wife, Monica Leone. What a honour it was to sit there and listen to such music. It is essentially quite a dark and intense piece, but there are...

    moments of sheer melodious joy, which sometimes I think only Schubert is capable of. In his own way, of course, he is! If anybody is as moved by this piece as I have been I would love their comments.

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    24 of 55 people found this review helpful.
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