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From the Archives - Richard Strauss off the beaten path

Potrait of Richard Strauss.
Max Libermann
Alte Nationalgalerie
Potrait of Richard Strauss.

Richard Strauss wrote a lot more music than the big tone poems for which he’s rightly famous. This week, we’ll hear the first concerto he wrote and music from one of his loveliest but lesser-known operas.

Compositions and Recordings

Violin Concerto in D minor
by Richard Strauss
Rudolf Kempe with the Staatskapelle Dresden, Ulf Hoelsher

Intermezzo: 4 Symphonic Interludes
by Richard Strauss
Andre Previn with the Vienna Philharmonic

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