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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The best classical music for morning

The best classical music for mornings

New Releases 4th September

New Releases: 'Pavarotti: The People's Tenor' and Jean-Efflam Bavouzet plays Mozart


Watch the Royal Scottish National Orchestra perform Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony in their season finale

2001 opening Richard Strauss

This is how the opening to 2001: A Space Odyssey was supposed to sound

Renee Fleming Strauss

The Renée Fleming guide to singing (and loving) Richard Strauss, like an absolute BOSS

Rostropovich cello Strauss

This vibrato and tone from Mstislav Rostropovich is just too beautiful for words

Sunrise Strauss

This is the most epic musical 'sunrise' ever written