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Strauss"s tone poems

Armstrong, Thomas Sir

Strauss"s tone poems

by Armstrong, Thomas Sir

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Published by Oxford University Press in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Strauss, Richard, -- 1864-1949.,
  • Symphonic poems -- Analysis, appreciation.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementThomas Armstrong.
    SeriesMusical pilgrim
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsMT130.S85 A47 1931
    The Physical Object
    Pagination56 p. :
    Number of Pages56
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15157069M

      Alsop Sprach Zarathustra: Decoding Strauss' Iconic Tone Poem Conductor Marin Alsop investigates the alluring power behind the grand opening of Also Sprach Zarathustra. Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for Richard Strauss: 5 Great Tone Poems - Bernard Haitink, Eugen Jochum, Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra on AllMusic -

    Other non-Blomstedt tone poems include Dorati’s Macbeth, one of his better Strauss outings, and Previn’s Symphonia domestica featuring the Vienna Philharmonic–an impressive performance especially as it comes coupled to Gary Graffman’s reading of the neglected Parergon, which makes great sense programmatically. Chandos launches another reissue of Neeme Järvi’s excellent Richard Strauss symphonic poem cycle, subjecting these performances from the late s to bit/96 kHz digital remastering. The new transfers boast slightly more presence and depth compared to the original releases, but .

    Richard Strauss, in full Richard Georg Strauss, (born J , Munich, Germany—died September 8, , Garmisch-Partenkirchen), an outstanding German Romantic composer of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. His symphonic poems of the s and his operas of the following decade have remained an indispensable feature of the standard repertoire. Buy R Strauss: Tone Poems by Strauss, Richard, Strauss, Richard, Solti, Sir Georg, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Chicago Symphony Orchestra from Amazon's Classical Music Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(25).


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The Era of the Tone Poem 2. Macbeth 3. Don Juan 4. Death and Transfiguration 5. Till Eulenspiegel 6. Also Sprach Zarathustra 7. Don Quixote 8. Ein Heldenleben 9. Symphonia Domestica Ein Alpensinfonie Aftermath Strauss's Recordings List of Works Discussed Lasting only 68 pages, this book does not give an exhaustive analysis of each work listed above.5/5(2).

Richard Strauss: Complete Tone Poems (6 CD Set), including Fantasie from Die Frau Ohne Schatten and Concert Suite from Der Rosenkavalier [IMPORT] [BOX SET] ISBN. Buy Georg Solti's album titled Strauss: Tone Poems to enjoy in your home or car, or.

Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your patience. Book Annex Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help Auto Suggestions are available once you type at least 3 letters. Books, Toys, Games and much : Decca. The tone poems in this volume are three of his most popular.

The escapades of Til Eulenspiegel, the familiar opening of Also Sprach Zarathustra (and the less familiar final bars that can't make up their mind what key to close in), and the 'heroic' Ein Heldenleben reveal Strauss at his most complex, lyrical, bombastic and egotistical.5/5(4).

Richard Strauss is one of the most accessible classical composers --the rock star of classical music. These tone poems are a good introduction to his symphonic style music.

The opening crashing notes of Zarathustra are of course part of popular culture thanks to Kubrick's A space odyssey. But my favorite piece is probably Heldleben/5(10). The tone poems of Richard Strauss are like vast, sprawling trees. There is no need to follow a score to admire the beauty of the trees.

If that were so, symphony orchestras would pass out copies of the score to the audience and keep the lights on. But following the score is like climbing right up into the tree.5/5(8). Pages in category "Tone poems by Richard Strauss" The following 12 pages are in this category, out of 12 total.

This list may not reflect recent changes (). Books, Toys, Games and much more. This makes sense, since Tennstedt was far more devoted to Mahler's symphonies than to the Strauss' tone poems, and the results are enormously impressive.

Everything matters in this performance but nothing matters more than getting from the death at the work's climax to the transfiguration in its coda, an Price: $ The nine symphonic poems of Richard Strauss are among the most striking and virtuosic works the orchestral repertoire has to offer.

The name of the genre originated with Franz Liszt (Strauss himself preferred the term “tone poem”), but several works by Hector Berlioz and Richard Wagner’s.

About. Sebastian Weigle and the Frankfurt Opera and Museum Orchestra began their series of performances of Richard Strauss’ tone poems in with Ein Heldenleben ('A Hero’s Life') – they now end the series sumptuously and philosophically with volume No.

6 and the works Also sprach Zarathustra ('Thus Spake Zarathustra') and Don Quixote.4/5. Richard Strauss - The Great Tone Poems. Decca: Buy 2 CDs or download online. Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Georg Solti, Chicago Symphony.

The book inspired Richard Strauss to compose the tone poem Also sprach Zarathustra, which he designated "freely based on Friedrich Nietzsche". [14] Zarathustra's Roundelay is set as part of Gustav Mahler 's Third Symphony (–6), originally under the title What Man Tells Me, or alternatively What the Night Tells Me (Of Man).Author: Friedrich Nietzsche.

Buy Richard Strauss: Tone Poems (DG Collectors Edition) by Richard Strauss, Karl Böhm, Staatskapelle Dresden, Berliner Philharmoniker from Amazon's Classical Music Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(16). Additional Physical Format: Online version: Kennedy, Michael, Strauss tone poems. London: British Broadcasting Corp., (OCoLC) The set of tone poems featured on this release, which spans three compact discs, consists of recordings made primarily in the s of Böhm with the Dresden Staatskapelle, although three of the shorter works on disc -- Till Eulenspiegel, the waltz sequence from Der Rosenkavalier, and the Festliches Präludium -- were all recorded with the Berlin Philharmonic.7/ Richard Strauss is one of the most accessible classical composers --the rock star of classical music.

These tone poems are a good introduction to his symphonic style music. The opening crashing notes of Zarathustra are of course part of popular culture thanks to Kubrick's A space odyssey. But my favorite piece is probably Heldleben/5. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the CD release of The Tone Poems on Discogs.

Don Quixote, Op. 35 is a tone poem by Richard Strauss for cello, viola, and orchestra. Subtitled Phantastische Variationen über ein Thema ritterlichen Charakters (Fantastic Variations on a Theme of Knightly Character), the work is based on the novel Don Quixote de la Mancha by Miguel de Cervantes.

Strauss composed this work in Munich in A symphonic poem (also called a “tone poem”) is programmatic music — it has some sort of text or idea that the music represents. Sometimes these can be an evocation of a specific place and/or people, like Strauss’s Symphonia Domestica (), which depicts Strauss’s household.

Strauss went on to write a series of increasingly ambitious tone poems: Death and Transfiguration (), Till Eulenspiegel's Merry Pranks (), Thus Spoke Zarathustra (), Don Quixote (), Ein Heldenleben (), Symphonia Domestica () and An Alpine Symphony (–).

One commentator has observed of these works that "no orchestra could exist without his tone poems, Resting place: Strauss-Villa (Garmisch. This fabulous and inexpensive set of Strauss tone poems, built around Zubin Mehta’s hyper-Romantic Los Angeles recordings, should find favor with anyone who cares about this music.

It’s worth remembering that Mehta, Viennese trained, took over Los Angeles with the intention (in this repertoire at least) of out-schmaltzing the Viennese, and.Three important orchestral works, including very popular Till Eulenspiegel's Merry Pranks, reproduced in full score from original editions.

This volume and its companion volume make available for the first time in convenient, inexpensive editions all the important Strauss tone poems. Study score. Richard Strauss: Tone Poems Staatskapelle Dresden, Karl Bohm, Berliner Philharmoniker, Michel Schwalbè, Wolfgang Meyer, Erich Munhlbach.