The Richard Strauss Companion

The Richard Strauss Companion


Featuring ten new essays on diverse points of the compositions, creative impacts, and personality of Richard Strauss, The Strauss Companion explores the composer's courting to his personal paintings and to that of his famous contemporaries. Guided via not just musical pursuits yet literary, political, and philosophical ones besides, Strauss is a perfect candidate for this type of remedy. Following this dialogue of his impacts, the quantity strikes to a dialogue of the works themselves, together with operas, tone poems, and degree works; those compositions are explored analytically and in addition when it comes to their severe reception. the ultimate bankruptcy investigates for the 1st time Strauss's much-neglected choral works, revealing their wealthy musical and vocal capacities, whereas a decide upon bibliography and entire works-list around out the volume.

These colourful and interesting essays are written via a few of the premier American, German, British, and Canadian Strauss students of our time, making it a massive source for college students not just of Strauss's paintings, yet of all musical composition and artwork music.

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