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Articles tagged with "Richard Strauss"

The A-Z of Richard Strauss: Q is for Querschnitt

2 June 2014

With an ever-watching eye on his bank account, Strauss created and released a series of orchestral highlights ('Querschnitt' in German) from his operas.

The A-Z of Richard Strauss: P is for Da Ponte

27 May 2014

The 18th century librettist-turned-New York grocer da Ponte wrote some of Strauss's favourite libretti, and in part inspired Elektra and Die Frau ohne Schatten.

The A-Z of Richard Strauss: N is for Nazi

12 May 2014

Strauss was president of the Nazi's music bureau but to what extent did he support Hitler?

The A-Z of Richard Strauss: M is for Munich

2 May 2014

The Bavarian capital was Strauss's hometown, and where his grandfather's brewery is still based.

The A-Z of Richard Strauss: L is for Lieder

28 April 2014

Song works book-ended Strauss's career, with his first written aged 6 and his last aged 84.

The A-Z of Richard Strauss: K is for Kaiser

20 April 2014

Kaiser Wilhelm II nearly banned Strauss's opera Salome, so shocking was its content.

The A-Z of Richard Strauss: J is for Ben Jonson

14 April 2014

One of the Jacobean playwright's works inspired Strauss's sole collaboration with Stefan Zweig.

The A–Z of Richard Strauss: I is for Intermezzo

7 April 2014

Strauss's eighth opera explores similar themes to Die Frau ohne Schatten, albeit in a lighter tone.

The A-Z of Richard Strauss: H is for Hofmannsthal

1 April 2014

Richard Strauss's long-standing librettist often clashed with the composer, but Strauss revered him nevertheless.



BBC Radio 3 broadcasts for spring and summer 2014

27 March 2014

Seven Royal Opera productions will be broadcast including Die Frau ohne Schatten, Faust and Manon Lescaut.



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