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Strauss-Richard, Richard 1864-1949 Germany
Also Sprach Zarathustra - intro theme (Strauss-Richard)
1 Also Sprach Zarathustra - intro theme
Don Juan Op 20 (Strauss-Richard)
1 The whole orchestra rushes up to a high climax in the first few seconds.
2 Strings continue the excitement with another dramatic ascending passage
3 Strings introduce this sweet melody.
4 Cellos enter with this theme
5 Oboes quietly play this plaintive tune.
6 The horns strike out this dramatic and memorable tune, the most famous tune in Don Juan,
Till Eulenspiegels Lustige Streiche (Strauss-Richard)
1 Till Eulenspiegels Lustige Streiche starts with a happy, cheeky tune on the strings.
2 This is Till's leitmotif. The horn theme is a lilting melody that reaches a peak,using notes of the natural harmonics of F, then drops to the fundamental.
3 Here the clarinet theme is crafty and wheedling, so Till seems to be puting out his tongue at everyone, after his naughty prank.
Waltz from Der Rosenkavalier (Strauss-Richard)
1 Waltz I from Der Rosenkavalier
2 Waltz II
3 Waltz III
4 Waltz IV
5 Waltz V