Biography of Richard Strauss (1864-1949)

11.06.1864
Born in Munich, son of the principal hornist of the court orchestra and of a daughter of the wealthy brewers family Pschorr
1868
First piano lessons
1872
Violin lessons
1875
First composition lessons
1881
First concerts with his works
1885
Band master in Meiningen (on procurement of Hans von Bülow), München, Weimar and Berlin
1886
Third band master of the Munich court theatre
1889
Assistant at the Bayreuth festival and employment in Weimar
1894
Principal band mast in Munich
1898
Band master at the Berlin court opera
1905
Breakthrough with the opera "Salome"
1919
Head of the Vienna National opera for a period of fifteen years
1929
Cooperation with Stefan Zweig
1933
President of the Empire´s music chamber
After Word War II retirement to Switzerland
Honorary doctor of the university Munich and honorary citizen of Garmisch
08.09.1949
Dies in Garmisch

Sheet music for flute:

Introduction, Thema und Variationen op. 56 (G-Dur)
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(flute, piano)
Schott Verlag, FTR 185
Rating: mid-grade
  1. Einleitung - Adagio
  2. Thema - Allegretto
  3. 2. Variation - Tempo primo (minore)
  4. 3. Variation - Maggiore
  5. 4. Variation - Adagio
  6. Finale - 5. Variation - Allegro assai


CDs with/from Richard Strauss

Die 14 Berliner Flötisten
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  1. Nikolai Rimskij-Korsakow: It s Hummeltime (02:02:00)
  2. Claude Debussy: L après-midi à 14 (09:04:00)
  3. Antonin Dvorák: Valse romantique (03:02:00)
  4. Richard Strauss: Serenade (07:46:00)
  5. Antonin Dvorák: Serenade op. 44:
  6. Moderato, quasi marcia (03:24:00)
  7. Tempo di minuetto (05:34:00)
  8. Andante con moto (07:09:00)
  9. Allegro molto (05:33:00)
  10. Claude Debussy: Clair de lune (03:43:00)
  11. Emil Nikolaus von Reznicek: Ouvertüre aus der Oper Donna Diana (05:42:00)
  12. Claude Debussy: Petite Suite:
  13. En bateau. Andantino (03:10:00)
  14. Cortege. Moderato (03:03:00)
  15. Cortege. Moderato (03:03:00)
  16. Menuet. Moderato (02:32:00)
  17. Ballet. Allegro giusto (02:47:00)

Literature von/über Richard Strauss

Last edit 07.09.2014