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High Notes On This Day
The Opera Adaptations of Friedrich Schiller’s Famous Works
Friedrich Schiller is one of the great writers in history, his work focusing on major philosophy and a number of major dramas. Of course, his legacy is preserved in Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony, the text to the final music set to Schiller’s poetry. Born on Nov. 10, 1759, his philosophical essays centered on ethics and aesthetics, two such works centering on the concept of the sublime. Of his major dramas, a…