6. Strauss - Salomé - 'Dance of the Seven Veils'
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45. 6. Strauss - Salomé - 'Dance of the Seven Veils'
Strauss’s seductive heroine, Salome, performs a strip tease at this point in the opera, dancing for King Herod so he will grant her wishes. More risqué productions involve the singer slowly removing each of her seven veils one by one, ending the song naked on stage.