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Articles tagged with "influence"

An undying musical influence: Goethe, the individual and a message of hope

28 June 2016

Why have Goethe's works influenced composers including Mozart, Beethoven and Massenet?

The A-Z of Richard Strauss: R is for Alexander Ritter

9 June 2014

Without Ritter's radicalizing influence, Strauss would have never written revolutionary works like Salome and Elektra.

The A-Z of Richard Strauss: F is for Franz Strauss

17 March 2014

Richard Strauss's father was a famed horn player who had a tempestuous relationship with Richard Wagner.

The A-Z of Richard Strauss: B is for Johannes Brahms

17 February 2014

The elder composer influenced hugely Strauss, but was critical of his fan's musical style.