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Strauss: Tod und Verklarung & Aus Italien / Weigle, Frankfurt Opera House and Museum Orchestra


Release Date: 01/05/2018 
Label:  Oehms   Catalog #: 892  
Composer:  Richard Strauss
Conductor:  Sebastian Weigle
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Frankfurt Opera House And Museum Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Richard Strauss was not yet 25 when he confronted death in musical terms. However, Death and Transfiguration was not created, as often supposed, as a more or less autobiographical report following a severe illness, but as a pictorial attempt at portraying the final moments of human existence in music. In From Italy, the just twenty-year-old Strauss reflects on a trip to Italy in which he experienced at first hand the beauties of nature and the Roman ruins. Both works are now brought together as Part 5 of the Strauss cycle with Sebastian Weigle on an released by OehmsClassics. Conductor Sebastian Weigle conducts his Frankfurter Opern-und Museumsorchester with transparency and aplomb. Richard Strauss was not yet 25 when he confronted death in musical terms. However, Death and Transfiguration was not created, as often supposed, as a more or less autobiographical report following a severe illness, but as a pictorial attempt at portraying the final moments of human existence in music. In From Italy, the just twenty-year-old Strauss reflects on a trip to Italy in which he experienced at first hand the beauties of nature and the Roman ruins. Both works are now brought together as Part 5 of the Strauss cycle with Sebastian Weigle on an released by OehmsClassics. Conductor Sebastian Weigle conducts his Frankfurter Opern-und Museumsorchester with transparency and aplomb. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Tod und Verklärung, Op. 24 by Richard Strauss
Conductor:  Sebastian Weigle
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Frankfurt Opera House And Museum Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888-1889; Germany 
2.
Aus Italien, Op. 16 by Richard Strauss
Conductor:  Sebastian Weigle
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Frankfurt Opera House And Museum Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; Germany 

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