Strauss, R: Ein Heldenleben, Op. 40 (A Hero's Life)

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R Strauss: Ein Heldenleben, Op. 40 & Don Juan, Op. 20

R Strauss: Ein Heldenleben, Op. 40 & Don Juan, Op. 20


Strauss, R:

Don Juan, Op. 20

Ein Heldenleben, Op. 40

Kai Vogler (violin)


DG - 4357902

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Carl Schuricht Conducts Richard Strauss

Carl Schuricht Conducts Richard Strauss


Strauss, R:

Ein Heldenleben, Op. 40

Tod und Verklärung, Op. 24


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Richard Strauss: Karl Böhm conducts the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

Richard Strauss: Karl Böhm conducts the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra


Strauss, R:

Burleske for Piano and orchestra in D minor, AV85

Tod und Verklärung, Op. 24

Nikita Magaloff (piano)

Ein Heldenleben, Op. 40


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R. Strauss: Ein Heldenleben & Alpensinfonie

R. Strauss: Ein Heldenleben & Alpensinfonie


Strauss, R:

Ein Heldenleben, Op. 40

Eine Alpensinfonie, Op. 64

Symphonic Fantasy on Die Frau ohne Schatten, TrV234a

Der Rosenkavalier - Suite


“Expert performances of Strauss favourites” BBC Music Magazine, January 2014 ****

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Mariss Jansons conducts Beethoven & Strauss

Mariss Jansons conducts Beethoven & Strauss

Live from The Philharmonie Im Gasteig, Munich, 2011


Beethoven:

Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor, Op. 37

Mitsuko Uchida (piano)

Strauss, R:

Ein Heldenleben, Op. 40


Beethoven wrote his Piano Concerto No. 3 around 1800, at a time in which the ambitious composer had created his fi rst important works in Vienna, such as the “Pathétique” Sonata and the “Moonlight” Sonata – personal works full of power and passion, with which he distanced himself from his mentor and model, Haydn. This performance of Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 3 with the Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks under the direction of its principal conductor Mariss Jansons stars the distinguished pianist Mitsuko Uchida, who is known the world over for her outstanding interpretations of the piano works of Schubert, Mozart and Beethoven, as well as of 20th-century masters such as Schoenberg, Berg, Webern and Boulez.

Richard Strauss wrote his tone poem for large orchestra Ein Heldenleben (A Hero’s Life) in 1898, shortly before he left Munich for the Berlin Court Opera, where he was appointed house conductor. In the imaginary hero whose eventful life is described in the work, the young Strauss apparently envisioned the freelance artist of his time, who was exposed to considerable hostility during the Wilhelminian era, just as Strauss himself in his early Munich period.

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“[Uchida's] firmness and clarity of articulation [are] ideal, every phrase beautifully shaped as well as placed carefully within the larger context of each movement as a whole...Jansons is inclined, perhaps, to underplay slightly the more outrageous aspects of Strauss's hyper-lavish scoring...but the stability and expansiveness of the sonic fabric he draws from his players more than makes up for it” BBC Music Magazine, August 2013 *****

“Uchida’s playing is delightful and full of deft touches. She plays with strength when required but the chief impression left with the listener is of grace and flair...Jansons visibly revels in both the music and the sound of his orchestra - and why not?” MusicWeb International, 21st October 2013

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Arthaus Musik Mariss Jansons Conducts…. - 101683

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Mariss Jansons conducts Beethoven & Strauss

Mariss Jansons conducts Beethoven & Strauss

Live from The Philharmonie Im Gasteig, Munich, 2011


Beethoven:

Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor, Op. 37

Mitsuko Uchida (piano)

Strauss, R:

Ein Heldenleben, Op. 40


Beethoven wrote his Piano Concerto No. 3 around 1800, at a time in which the ambitious composer had created his first important works in Vienna, such as the “Pathétique” Sonata and the “Moonlight” Sonata – personal works full of power and passion, with which he distanced himself from his mentor and model, Haydn. This performance of Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 3 with the Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks under the direction of its principal conductor Mariss Jansons stars the distinguished pianist Mitsuko Uchida, who is known the world over for her outstanding interpretations of the piano works of Schubert, Mozart and Beethoven, as well as of 20th-century masters such as Schoenberg, Berg, Webern and Boulez.

Richard Strauss wrote his tone poem for large orchestra Ein Heldenleben (A Hero’s Life) in 1898, shortly before he left Munich for the Berlin Court Opera, where he was appointed house conductor. In the imaginary hero whose eventful life is described in the work, the young Strauss apparently envisioned the freelance artist of his time, who was exposed to considerable hostility during the Wilhelminian era, just as Strauss himself in his early Munich period.

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“[Uchida's] firmness and clarity of articulation [are] ideal, every phrase beautifully shaped as well as placed carefully within the larger context of each movement as a whole...Jansons is inclined, perhaps, to underplay slightly the more outrageous aspects of Strauss's hyper-lavish scoring...but the stability and expansiveness of the sonic fabric he draws from his players more than makes up for it.” BBC Music Magazine, August 2013 *****

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Richard Strauss, Vol. 1 (1947)

Richard Strauss, Vol. 1 (1947)


Strauss, R:

Metamorphosen

Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Herbert von Karajan

Ein Heldenleben, Op. 40

Hugo Kolberg (violin)

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Fritz Reiner


Documents - Richard Strauss - 298310

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Strauss: Ein Heldenleben & Sextet from Capriccio

Strauss: Ein Heldenleben & Sextet from Capriccio


Strauss, R:

Ein Heldenleben, Op. 40

Sextet from Capriccio, Op. 85


Naxos Seattle Symphony Collection - 8571218

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Strauss: Tone Poems

Strauss: Tone Poems


Strauss, R:

Don Juan, Op. 20

Ein Heldenleben, Op. 40

Peter Mirring (violin)

Waltz Sequence No. 2 (from Der Rosenkavalier, Op. 59)

Also sprach Zarathustra, Op. 30

Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche, Op. 28

Tod und Verklärung, Op. 24

Salome: Dance of the Seven Veils


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Strauss: Ein Heldenleben

Strauss: Ein Heldenleben


Strauss, R:

Ein Heldenleben, Op. 40

Weber:

Oberon Overture


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