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Title: Orchestral Works
Otros títulos: Also Sprach Zarathustra : Tod Und Verklärung : Waltzes from Der Rosenkavalier
Obras Orquestales
Intérprete/ Colaborador: Richard Strauss; Rudolf Kempe; Staatskapelle Dresden; Peter Damm; Manfred Clement; Manfred Weise; Wolfgang Liebscher; Malcolm Frager; Peter Rösel; Ulf Hoelscher; Max Rostal; Paul Tortelier
Código CDU: Sr.05
Forma Musical: Symphonic Poems, Waltzes
Abstract: Though the long career of Richard Strauss spanned one of the most chaotic periods in political, social, and cultural history of the world, the composer retained his essentially Romantic aesthetic even into the age of television, jet engines, and atom bombs. Born in Munich in 1864, Strauss was the son of Franz Joseph Strauss, the principal hornist in the Munich Court Orchestra. Strauss demonstrated musical aptitude at an early age, and extensive training in piano, violin, theory, harmony, and orchestration equipped him to produce music of extraordinary polish and maturity by the time he reached adulthood. His primary teachers had been his father, who was a musical conservative, and Ludwig Thuille, a Munich School composer and family friend. Strauss' Serenade for 13 Winds, Op. 7 (1881), written when he was 17, led conductor Hans von Bülow to pronounce him "by far the most striking personality since Brahms." Bülow was able to give Strauss his first commission and an assistant conductor ...


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3. Der Rosenkavalier Op. 59 (Waltzes).wav 17:46 179.2Mb WAV audio wav

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