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During most of his lifetime, Schubert was not known for being particularly outgoing, however he did enjoy the company of close friends, including in the wonderful, cheerful summer of 1824 spent in their company in Zseliz, in what is now Slovakia. After he returned to Vienna, feeling healthy and with sun-brightened disposition, he produced one of his most famous works, “Sonata in A minor for Arpeggione and Piano, D. 821.” The “Arpeggione Sonata” is in typical classical Sonata form, with three movements. Schubert painted romantic colors with the music: lights and shadows flicker and flash, serenity and a sweet melancholy pervades, notes dancing with joy, and melody glides with soft tones. This sonata expresses a panoramic variety of feeling, with great beauty.