Richard Strauss

11 June 1864 - 8 September 1949

Intro to Richard Strauss

Richard Georg Strauss was a leading German composer of the late Romantic and early modern eras. He is known for his operas, which include Der Rosenkavalier and Salome; his lieder, especially his Four Last Songs; his tone poems, including Don Juan, Death and Transfiguration, Till Eulenspiegel's Merry Pranks, Also sprach Zarathustra, Ein Heldenleben, Symphonia Domestica, and An Alpine Symphony; an... more
Also sprach Zarathustra, Op.30: Prelude (Sonnenaufgang)
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Also Sprach Zarathustra Op.30: Einleitung (Opening)
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Four Last Songs: Beim Schlafengehn (conclusion)
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Der Rosenkavalier, Op. 59: Suite for Orchestra
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Capriccio, Op. 85: Mondscheinmusik
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Vier letzte Lieder: 2. September
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Metamorphosen For 23 Solo Strings
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Romance in F Major
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4 Letzte Lieder (4 Last Songs), TrV 296: No. 4. Im Abendrot
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Violin Sonata in E Flat Major, Op. 18: I. Allegro, ma non troppo
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I may not be a first-rate composer, but I am a first class second-rate composer.

Richard Strauss

Explore Richard Strauss's music

R. Strauss: Oboe Concerto
Strauss: Lieder
Strauss, R.: Arabella
Strauss: Lieder Recital
Strauss, R.: Ariadne Auf Naxos [Opera]
Strauss: Till Eulenspiegel; Ein Heldenleben
R. Strauss: Ein Heldenleben, Op. 40
Richard Strauss: Aus Italien; Macbeth
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