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Stormy Morning

by Franz Schubert From Winter Journey (1827) D911

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Stormy Morning
English source: Jeremy Sams

The jagged forks of lightning
Have ripped the sky in two
The thunderclouds are boiling
A proper witches brew
A proper witches brew!

The clouds collide together
A crash of black and red
It’s just the kind of weather
That’s raging in my head

I love the mad confusion
In everything I see
It’s winter pure and simple
It’s winter pure and simple
Untameable and free!


Franz Schubert

Franz Peter Schubert was an late Classical and early Romantic composer. He produced a vast oeuvre during his short life, composing more the 600 vocal works (largely Lieder), and well as several symphonies, operas, and a large body of piano music. He…

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