Waltz in Db major Opus 64 No.1 Frederic Chopin Download 'Waltz in Db major Opus 64 No.1' on iTunes
This image appears in the gallery:
Richard Strauss: 15 facts about the great composer
In 1905, Strauss created Salome, a musically difficult modern opera based on the play by Oscar Wilde. It produced a passionate reaction from audiences and Strauss's contemporaries. Ravel said that it was "stupendous" and Mahler described it as "a live volcano, a subterranean fire".