Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Richard Strauss: "Also sprach Zarathustra" op.30

Wikipedia: Also sprach Zarathustra (Strauss)

Also sprach Zarathustra, Op. 30 (Thus Spoke Zarathustra or Thus Spake Zarathustra) is a tone poem by Richard Strauss, composed in 1896 and inspired by Friedrich Nietzsche's philosophical novel of the same name. The composer conducted its first performance on 27 November 1896 in Frankfurt. A typical performance lasts half an hour.

Richard Strauss, 1894
Source: Wikipedia
【Opening, "Sunrise" only】

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