Terribly charming, Schubert’s works for piano straddle a border, as it were. They’re simple, immediate, easy to listen to. Yet in each phrase, each beat, they allude to some other mysterious world that’s difficult to decipher.
Franz SchubertImprovviso in do minore op. 90 n. 1 D. 899Improvviso in sol bemolle maggiore op. 90 n. 3 D. 899Sonata in B-flat major D. 960