Richard Strauss (1864–1949)

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Also Sprach Zarathustra Opus 30 (1) artwork

Also Sprach Zarathustra Opus 30 (1) Richard Strauss (1864-1949 : Germany) Conductor: Bernard Haitink Ensemble: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Record label: Philips Classics Catalogue ID: 4422812

Richard Strauss Conductor: Georges Sébastian Ensemble: Orchestra of the Städtische Oper Berlin Soloists: Kirsten Flagstad Record label: Audite Catalogue ID: AUDITE 23416

Violin Sonata in Eb major Opus 18 (2) artwork

Violin Sonata in Eb major Opus 18 (2) Richard Strauss (1864-1949 : Germany) Soloists: Sarah Chang; Wolfgang Sawallisch Record label: EMI Catalogue ID: CDC 5568702

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Rare solar eclipse coincides with summer solstice

Rare solar eclipse creates incredible ‘ring of fire’ around the moon

How high can you score in this composer version of ‘Who Am I’?

How high can you score in this composer version of ‘Who Am I’?

Mozart and Strauss lowers blood pressure, study shows

Mozart and Strauss can help to lower your blood pressure, new study shows

Orchestra Strauss fail

This orchestra switched instruments and tried to play Strauss – and it was a train-wreck

Franziska Pietsch

‘I was forced to ask life’s big question: Why do I play the violin?’ – the incredible story of a prodigy growing up in Communist Germany