Richard Strauss

Richard Strauss Music Recordings

  • Born
    11th June 1864
  • Died
    8th September 1949
  • Birthplace
    Munich, Germany

Richard Strauss was a leading German composer of the late Romantic and early modern eras. He is known for his operas, which include Der Rosenkavalier and Salome; his Lieder, especially his Four Last Songs; and his tone poems and orchestral works, such as Death and Transfiguration, Till Eulenspiegel's Merry Pranks, Also sprach Zarathustra, An Alpine Symphony, and Metamorphosen. Strauss was also a prominent conductor throughout Germany and Austria. Strauss, along with Gustav Mahler, represents the late flowering of German Romanticism after Richard Wagner, in which pioneering subtleties of orchestration are combined with an advanced harmonic style.

Title Form Instrument Ratings
Violin Sonata in Eb, Op. 18 Sonata Solo Instrument and Piano
Don Juan, Op. 20 Symphonic Poem Orchestra