Schubert http://tpr.org en Schubert's 'Winterreise' Paints Bleak Landscape For Bill T. Jones http://tpr.org/post/schuberts-winterreise-paints-bleak-landscape-bill-t-jones <em>As snowstorms <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2014/01/21/264496001/what-is-this-bombogenesis-and-why-is-it-dumping-snow-on-us">hit the country</a> today, </em>All Things Considered<em> revisits a vivid story that choreographer and dancer Bill T. Jones shared about one winter song. It originally aired Dec. 13, 2011. </em><p>"Winterreise," — or "Winter Journey" — by <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/15044271/franz-schubert" target="_self">Franz Schubert</a> is a song cycle about a solitary traveler in a savage winter whose heart is frozen in grief. Tue, 21 Jan 2014 20:18:53 +0000 editor 25411 at http://tpr.org Schubert's 'Winterreise' Paints Bleak Landscape For Bill T. Jones On The Piano: Size Isn't Everything For Schubert's 'Impromptus' http://tpr.org/post/piano-size-isnt-everything-schuberts-impromptus <p>Franz Schubert had great friends, and he needed them. His father wanted him to teach school, but Franz was built to compose music, and what started as a family hobby turned into an all consuming passion. Giving up his teaching job, Schubert turned to his friends, and with their help he was allowed, slowly and painfully, to become the artist he knew himself to be.</p> Fri, 30 Nov 2012 19:11:11 +0000 Randy Anderson 2600 at http://tpr.org On The Piano: Size Isn't Everything For Schubert's 'Impromptus'