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Richard Strauss opera

Alan Jefferson

Richard Strauss opera

by Alan Jefferson

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Published by J. F. Weber in Utica, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Strauss, Richard, 1864-1949. -- Discography.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAlan Jefferson.
    SeriesDiscography series ; 17
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML156.5.S83 J4
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 51 p. ;
    Number of Pages51
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4450206M
    LC Control Number79112484

    Richard Strauss - Richard Strauss - Works: Strauss’s first major achievement was to harness the expressive power of the huge Wagnerian opera orchestra for the concert hall. Although some of his early Mendelssohnian works, such as the violin concerto (composed ) and the first horn concerto (–83), are still played, the real Strauss emerged with the symphonic poem Don Juan (composed. Richard Strauss (J –September 8, ) was a German composer of the late Romantic and early modern eras. Born into a family of musicians, he received a formal music education from his father and wrote his first composition at the age of six. He heard his first Wagner operas in ; the composer would go on to hugely influence.

    Capriccio: Strauss’ final opera is a semi-comic, semi-serious affair, a love story that is also a meditation on the relationship of words and music in opera. Songs Vier letzte Lieder (Four Last Songs): Strauss’ final composition, one of the most beautiful of all song cycles, presents a . The life was rich in controversy, from the `outrage' caused by operas Salome and Elektra to the years under the Nazi regime. In his survey of the music, rejecting the generally accepted view that Strauss's genius declined in his middle years, Michael Kennedy traces refinements of style from the early s to Strauss's late works.

    But Richard Strauss goes beyond him. His singing voices are lost. We have come to a full stop. I believe Strauss himself sees it." -- And, indeed, in his next opera, "Der Rosenkavalier," the composer shows far more consideration for the voice, and has produced a score in which the melodious elements are many.   Richard Strauss, already known for his wonderful orchestral tone-poems, projected his genius at the turn of the 20th century to opera, and this Guide contains the texts and introductions to his first two masterpieces in what was, for him, a new :


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Gilliam’s volume, ROUNDING WAGNER’S MOUNTAIN: RICHARD STRAUSS AND MODERN GERMAN OPERA, is essential for an updated analysis of the Strauss operas. But Mann’s volume is still required reading for any Straussian, and, as he admits in his Preface, follows much the same analysis-and-musical quotations as Ernest Newman’s THE WAGNER OPERAS.5/5(3).

Richard Strauss has books on Goodreads with ratings. Richard Strauss’s most popular book is Salome in Full Score. The last part of the book moves from analysis to criticism, with a review by John Williamson of the opera's critical reception and an interpretative essay by Robin Holloway.

The book also contains a synopsis, bibliography, and discography; Strauss's little-known scenario for the 'Dance of the Seven Veils' is reprinted as an appendix.5/5(2).

Richard Strauss (rĬkh´ärt shtrous), –, German composer. 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 Richard Strauss opera book, he had extensive musical instruction and began composing as a child of six.

Salome / Elektra: (English National Opera Guide 37) (Opera Guides): Written by Richard Strauss, Edition, Publisher: Overture Publishing [Paperback] Paperback £ Paperback £ Paperback £ Hardcover Books By Richard Strauss.

19 rows  See also. List of compositions by Richard Strauss; Tone poems (Strauss) References Ballets: Josephslegende (), Schlagobers. The contributions to this handbook bring together a full-length study of Elektra in English.

The volume examines the many facets of one of Richard Strauss's most complex operas. First, P. Easterling surveys the mythological background, while Karen Forsyth discusses Hofmannsthal's adaptation of his by: 4.

Richard Strauss' fifteen operas make up the largest German operatic legacy since Wagner's operas of the nineteenth century. In the first book to discuss all of Strauss' operas, Bryan Gilliam explores the composer's response to Wagner in his discussion of Strauss's stage works and their historical by: 3.

"I cannot bear the tragedy of the present time," wrote Richard Strauss in "I want to create joy. I need it." In a career that extended from the age of Wagner and Brahms to the middle of the twentieth century, Strauss wrote music that kept alive the German Romantic ideals of melody and emotional expressiveness.

Among his fifteen operas are the beloved Der Rosenkavalier with its. Richard Strauss is a composer much loved among audiences throughout the world, both in the opera house and the concert hall.

Despite this popularity, Strauss was for many years ignored by scholars, who considered his commercial success and his continued reliance on 5/5(7). This full-length study of Salome is the first in English since Lawrence Gilman's introductory guide of The handbook presents an informative collection of historical, critical and analytical studies of one of Strauss's most familiar operas.

Classic essays by Mario Praz and Richard Ellmann cover the literary background. How Strauss adopted Wilde's play for his libretto is discussed by 5/5(1). Online opera guide & synopsis to Donizetti’s ELEKTRA.

Few operas can evoke such storms of applause at the end of a performance as Elektra. Its music and its leading role is unique in opera literature, and Strauss, the great tone painter, was able to.

Richard Strauss's life was rich in controversy, from the 'outrage' caused by operas 'Salome' and 'Elektra' to the years under the Nazi regime. This revised, second edition survey of his music rejects the view that Strauss's genius declined in his middle years, and traces refinements of style from the early s to Strauss's late works.

Make Offer - Richard Strauss Forty Songs for High Voice Oliver Ditson Company Softcover La Traviata by Verdi Vocal Score G. Schirmer Softcover Book VINTAGE $ Richard Strauss was born in Munich on 11 June His father, Franz Strauss, a horn soloist with the Munich Opera, was one of the most brilliant German horn leading virtuoso, a regular guest at Bayreuth, was much esteemed by Hans von Strauss was also a.

Richard Strauss book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. From the autobiographical opera, Intermezzo, based on a domestic misunders /5. Richard Strauss is a composer much loved among audiences throughout the world, both in the opera house and the concert hall. Despite this popularity, Strauss was for many years ignored by scholars, who considered his commercial success and his continued reliance on the tonal system to be liabilities.

Strauss’ daily bread was earned in the opera house, so it was not going to be long before he tried to compose a stage work himself.

His first attempt, Guntram (), flopped, but the second, Feuersnot (), was received with enthusiasm on its first production, in Dresden in Richard Strauss is the author of Salome in Full Score ( avg rating, 18 ratings, 0 reviews, published ), Tone Poems in Full Score, Series II ( /5.

Looking for books by Richard Strauss. See all books authored by Richard Strauss, including Treatise on Instrumentation, and Tone Poems in Full Score, Series 1: Don Juan, Tod Und Verklarung, & Don Quixote, and more on. All books have stains, to tears with the oldest book barely hanging together.

So, I am not German so doing my best to describe what they are; Tannhauser by Adolph Furstner; Hoffmanns Erzahlungen Oper; Johann Strauss Die Fledermaus; From the History of Kl-Auschwitz; Die Walkure Richard Wagner; Books are approximetly in size 5"x"Seller Rating: % positive.Der Rosenkavalier (The Knight of the Rose or The Rose-Bearer), Op.

59, is a comic opera in three acts by Richard Strauss to an original German libretto by Hugo von Hofmannsthal. It is loosely adapted from the novel Les amours du chevalier de Faublas by Louvet de Couvrai and Molière's comedy Monsieur de Pourceaugnac.

It was first performed at the Königliches Opernhaus in Dresden on 26 January.Jun 6, - Explore pandoran's board "Richard Strauss", followed by people on Pinterest.

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