Contemporary English translation of Schubert’s iconic song cycle based on Wilhelm Müller’s original German verses. Sung and translated by Thomas Beavitt, accompanied by Alexander Polyakov on piano. Artwork by Chisha Paszczyk.
Video of premiere concert performance of Winter Journeyman (English version of Schubert’s Winterreise), performed by Thomas Beavitt and Alexander Polyakov at Ekaterinburg’s Dom Muzyki on 19th April 2018
Winter Journeyman – Click to listen!
Perch Amongst the Wires – click to listen!
The activity of song translation is not only of scholarly interest in the field of musicology, but also informs translation studies due to the focus it places on the relationship between linguistic content and form. Moreover, translating canonical works like Read More …