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From Die schöne Müllerin, D.795, N.5
Voice / Vocal Fach Tenor/ Baritone/ Bass
Original key A minor
Language German
Composer Franz Peter Schubert 1801 – 1828
Poet Wilhelm Müller 1798 – 1827
Range Am Feierabend

Am Feierabend, a setting by Wilhelm Müller, was composed by Franz Schubert in 1823. It is the fifth lied of his song cycle, die Schöne Müllerin.

1823, the year where Schubert composed Die Schöne Müllerin, appears to be, posteriorly, a lime stone in the composer’s life. Aged 26, after many rapid evolutions, his musical style seems to reach maturity: in 1823, he will also compose the remarkable Wanderer Fantasie for piano. More tragically, it also appears to be the year where he contracted syphilis and from then on, his health will decline rapidly. In die Schöne Müllerin, Schubert chooses to set poems, all by Wilhelm Müller, a poet he was extremely found of (his song cycle, Winterreise, is another example of him setting Müller’s poems). All selected from the eponym poem collection, die Schöne Müllerin, Schubert omitted setting five of the twenty-five poems of the book. The cycle tells the story of a young traveler who falls in love with a miller’s daughter. She loves him back, at first, but soon prefers a hunter and rejects him. In Die schöne Müllerin, all the typical romantic themes seem to be intertwined ever so closely: hope, love, rejection, nature, travel and death fuse into one of the most beautiful German song cycles ever written.

Am Feierabend is the fifth song of die Schöne Müllerin. It follows a lied introducing a wandering miller (Das Wandern, N.1) who decides to follow a brook (Wohin?, N.2) and comes to a stop as he sees a welcoming Mill (Halt, N.3). He reflects on what is happening to him (Danksagung an den Bach, N.4), before accepting to work in this mill for the love of the miller’s daughter.

In this lied, the young man expresses his yearning to be noticed by his beloved. As he dreams he could work like thousands and be outstandingly noticeable, the fast piano accompaniment, with its continuous sixteenth notes, seems to suggest the busing of all the workers at the mill. The vocal line is fast and nervous as if it were expressing our protagonist’s anguish and yearning. In the second part of the song, the tempo paces down to slow spacious chords, as the day is over and they all rest with the chief miller. However, the first motif soon come back as the young man yearns for reciprocated love.

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