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Rastloses Wandern
First line:
Die Winde sausen am Tannenhang
composer
author of text

Recordings
'Schubert: The Complete Songs' (CDS44201/40)
Schubert: The Complete Songs
Buy by post £150.00 CDS44201/40  40CDs Boxed set + book (at a special price)  
'Songs by Schubert's contemporaries' (CDJ33051/3)
Songs by Schubert's contemporaries
Buy by post £26.00 CDJ33051/3  3CDs   Download currently discounted
Details
Track 11 on CDJ33051/3 CD3 [4'25] 3CDs
Track 11 on CDS44201/40 CD40 [4'25] 40CDs Boxed set + book (at a special price)

Rastloses Wandern
This song, probably written in the 1830s, is an indication of how much Randhartinger learned from Schubert. It has a broad sweep, an ongoing impulse that has the momentum of a sophisticated sonata movement or chamber music work. The interplay between major and minor keys is entirely Schubertian, and worthy of the highly charged atmosphere of Schubert’s own Schulze settings. The restless pace of a song like An mein Herz, or indeed Über Wildemann itself, is transplanted to another composer’s orbit with the greatest confidence. If Rastloses Wandern is not highly original, it is one of the best Schubert imitations ever penned. In writing this song Randhartinger, who shares the Schubertian Zeitgeist, proves his closeness to the composer far more convincingly than by invented anecdotes.

comparative Schubert listening:
Über Wildemann D884. March 1826

from notes by Graham Johnson 2006

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Details for CDS44201/40 disc 40 track 11
Artists
ISRC
GB-AJY-06-05311
Duration
4'25
Recording date
13 October 2004
Recording venue
All Saints' Church, East Finchley, London, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Mark Brown
Recording engineer
Julian Millard
Hyperion usage
  1. Songs by Schubert's contemporaries (CDJ33051/3)
    Disc 3 Track 11
    Release date: March 2006
    3CDs
  2. Schubert: The Complete Songs (CDS44201/40)
    Disc 40 Track 11
    Release date: October 2005
    40CDs Boxed set + book (at a special price)
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