Richard Strauss An Intimate Portrait by Kurt Wilhelm

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ContributionsPaul Sessner (Photographer), Mary Whittall (Translator)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages312
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7654131M
ISBN 100500281599
ISBN 109780500281598

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Strauss brought to a culmination the development of the 19th-century symphonic poem, and was a leading composer of romantic opera in the early 20th cent. Son of a celebrated horn player, he had extensive musical instruction and began composing as a child of six.

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His symphonic poems of the s and his operas of the following decade have remained an indispensable feature of the standard repertoire. Strauss’s father, Franz, was the principal horn player of.

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It was a measure of Richard's character that he was able to distance himself from his father's reductive aesthetic credo and although Franz's influence is sometimes overstated, there is little doubt that the middle-class security of the Pschorr-Strauss household provided an unusually stable platform for the fostering of young Richard's talents.

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Lauded as nothing less than the "greatest musical figure" of his time by Canadian musician, Glenn. Richard Strauss was a leading German classical composer of the late Romantic and early modern eras best known for his operas Der Rosenkavalier and Salome, based on the play by Oscar Wilde.

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