Strauss: Also sprach Zarathustra (Cambridge Music Handbooks)

Strauss: Also sprach Zarathustra (Cambridge Music Handbooks)

John Williamson


Richard Strauss's tone poem additionally sprach Zarathustra is certainly one of his such a lot debatable works, however it is additionally one of many staples of the virtuoso orchestra. Its maximum acceptance has been accomplished in recent times with its organization with Kubrick's movie 2001--A area Odyssey. This advisor examines the highbrow heritage of the paintings and considers the ways that it's been bought through composers and writers. It additionally discusses the musical historical past of Liszt and Wagner which gave upward thrust to the style "tone poem," and gives an research of a number of features of Strauss's musical language.

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