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Richard Strauss
   composed the opera   
Elektra
One-act opera premiered in 1909
Richard Strauss
   composed the opera   
Salome
Famous for its "Dance of the Seven Veils", infamous at the time of its release
Richard Strauss
   composed the opera   
Ariadne Auf Naxos
A reworking of the Greek myth of Ariadne and Bacchus
Richard Strauss
   composed the opera   
Der Rosenkavalier
Takes place in the 1740's, in the first years of the reign of Empress Maria Therese in Vienna
Richard Strauss
   composed the opera   
Die Frau Ohne Schatten
Considered to be Strauss' finest operatic work, but it is rarely produced
Richard Strauss
   composed   
The Alpine Symphony
Richard Strauss
   composed   
Also Sprach Zarathustra
Richard Strauss
   composed   
Don Quixote
Richard Strauss
   composed   
Four Last Songs
Richard Strauss
   composed   
Death and Transfiguration
Richard Strauss
   composed   
The Sinfonia Domestica
Richard Strauss
   composed   
Ein Heldenleben
1897-8
Richard Strauss
   composed   
Don Juan
1888-9
Richard Strauss
   lifespan was   
1864-1949
German composer of orchestral and operatic works; best known for his "tone poems"
Richard Strauss
   composed   
Ariadne Auf Naxos
(1912) Based on the Greek myth of Ariadne and Bacchus.
Richard Strauss
   composed   
Der Rosenkavalier
1911
Richard Strauss
   composed   
Salome
(1905) From a translation of Oscar Wilde's play.
'Eine Alpensinfonie'
   was composed by   
Richard Strauss
1915
'Symphonia Domestica'
   was composed by   
Richard Strauss
1904
Richard Strauss
   was born in   
Germany
1864-1949; composer of tone poems and operas
Richard Strauss
   composed   
"Four Last Songs"
First three to texts by Hermann Hesse (1948)
Richard Strauss
   composed   
"Lob Des Leidens"
Op. 15, No. 3
Richard Strauss
   composed   
Violin Concerto in D Minor (1882)
Op. 8
Richard Strauss
   composed   
Horn Concerto No. 1 (1883)
Op. 11
Richard Strauss
   composed   
Horn Concerto No. 2 (1942)
Richard Strauss
   composed   
"Morgen!"
Richard Strauss
   composed   
Till Eulenspiegel's Magic Pranks
Tone poem, 1895
Richard Strauss
   composed   
Also Sprach Zarathustra
Richard Strauss
   composed   
Death and Transfiguration
Richard Strauss
   composed   
Don Juan
1888-9
Richard Strauss
   composed   
Don Quixote
Richard Strauss
   composed   
Ein Heldenleben
Richard Strauss
   composed   
The Sinfonia Domestica
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
   recorded   
Richard Strauss, 4 Last Songs
Kiri Te Kanawa, soprano, George Solti; Decca, 1999
Kiri Te Kanawa
   recorded   
Richard Strauss, 4 Last Songs
Georg Solti, Vienna Philharmonic; Decca, 1999
Eugene Ormandy
   recorded   
Richard Strauss, Ein Heldenleben
Philadelphia Orchestra; Sony, 1960
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf
   recorded   
Richard Strauss, 4 Last Songs
Berlin Radio Symphony, George Szell; remastered, EMI, 1999






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