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"Where words leave off, music begins." - Heinrich Heine

Richard Strauss

Richard Georg Strauss was a leading German composer of the late Romantic and early modern eras. He is known for his operas, which include Der Rosenkavalier, Elektra, Die Frau ohne Schatten and Salome; his Lieder, especially his  Four Last Songs; his tone poems, including Don Juan, Death and Transfiguration, and An Alpine Symphony; and other instrumental works such as Metamorphosen and his Oboe Concerto. Strauss was also a prominent conductor in Western Europe and the Americas, enjoying quasi-celebrity status as his compositions became standards of orchestral and operatic repertoire.
Strauss, along with Gustav Mahler, represents the late flowering of German Romanticism after Richard Wagner, in which pioneering subtleties of orchestration are combined with an advanced harmonic style.

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Enoch Arden
Bruno Ganz, Kirill Gerstein
An die Geliebte
Julian Prégardien, Christoph Schnackertz
Vers la flamme
Severin von Eckardstein
Santtu Conducts Strauss - Don Juan, Eine Alpensinfonie, Also Sprach Zarathustra & Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche
Philharmonia Orchestra
Britten/Hagen/Strauss
Ensemble Allegria
Melodramas
Isabelle Vogt / Lars Vogt
Richard Strauss, Zueignung
Sarah Wegener & Götz Payer
Prémices, Songs
Sheva Tehoval | Daniel Heide
Metamorphosen
Oculi Ensemble
Liebende
Katharina Konradi & Daniel Heide
Duet Concertino, Prelude to Capriccio – Clarinet Concerto, Appalachian Spring
Ernst Ottensamer
Eine Alpensinfonie, Op. 64 / Tod und Verklärung, Op. 24
Vasily Petrenko | Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra
Don Quixote, Op. 35 / Don Juan, Op. 20 / Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche, Op. 28
Vasily Petrenko | Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra
Cello Sonatas of Richard Strauss and Edvard Grieg
Marcy Rosen
Young Richard Strauss
Grigorios Zamparas | Bohuslav Martinů Philharmonic Orchestra
Also sprach Zarathustra, Op. 30 / Ein Heldenleben, Op. 40
Vasily Petrenko | Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra
The Romantic Horn
Richard Watkins | Julius Drake
Auf Flügeln des Gesanges - Romantic songs and transcriptions
Cyprien Katsaris | Christoph Prégardien
Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme
Norwegian Chamber Orchestra
... Into the Deepest Sea!
Sarah Wegener | Götz Payer
Cello Sonatas
Guillaume Bellom | Yan Levionnois
The Last Rose of Summer
Benjamin Baker
Der Rosenkavalier
Dutch National Opera / Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra / Marc Albrecht
Strauss les grands opéras 15 CD
Various artists
The Shepherd on the Rock
Julian Bliss
To the Music
Charles Dekeyser
Arabella
Dutch National Opera / Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra / Marc Albrecht
Oh! Quand je dors...
Ekaterina Gavrilova
Ein Heldenleben - Amériques
Ingo Metzmacher / Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin
Prometheus Schubert, Strauss & Wolf Lieder
Franz-Josef Selig
Schöne Welt, wo bist Du?
Julia Kleiter / Michael Gees
Sempre Libera
Eli Kristin Hanssveen/Operaorkesteret
Open Your Eyes
Katherine Broderick / Malcolm Martineau
Elektra (Live 2011)
Dutch National Opera / Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra / Marc Albrecht
Songs
Dame Felicity Lott / Graham Johnson
An Alpine Symphony
Classic
In Concert
Jan Degaetani / Gilbert Kalish
Melodies of Love and Death - Opera Senza Parole
Osiris Trio
Gillian Keith bei Strauss
Gillian Keith / Simon Lepper
Elisabeth-Maria Wachutka - Soprano: Richard Strauss, Ludwig van Beethoven, Richard Wagner
E.-M.Wachutka, Philharmonie Reutlingen, R. Paternostro
The Violin Sonata around 1900
Isabelle van Keulen / Ronald Brautigam
Till Eulenspiegels Lustige Streiche
Philharmonia Orchestra
Serenade, Op. 7 & Symphony for Winds - Antonin Dvorak; Serenade, Op. 44
Sabine Meyer
Lieder Recital
Suze van Grootel / Kees Schul
Opera 4 Hands Vol 2
Julian Reynolds / Peter Lockwood
Opera 4 Hands
Julian Reynolds / Peter Lockwood
All That Strauss
Vienna Art Orchestra - First New Year's Concert In Jazz
Works for Horn & Orchestra
Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra / Martin van de Merwe
Lente Concert Deel 1
Various Artists