“This work is superbly composed. It is full of depth and contemplation. It is as if while writing it the ideas and thoughts simply flowed out of him. Strauss has this unbelievable gift of being able to compose music people enjoy playing, enjoy performing and enjoy listening to.” In Richard Strauss, Nagano recognises “a natural, almost instinctive ability to write for orchestra.” Kent Nagano
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