Strauss: Tone Poems, Solti (2-CD)

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Discs: 2
Record Label: London
Release Year: 1994

Over 2 discs, explore the majesty of Richard Strauss’ great tone poems, ranging from the familiar Also sprach Zarathustra to the colossal sunrise of An Alpine Symphony. Sir Georg Solti takes the podium with the Vienna Philharmonic, Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra.

Contents:

Strauss Ein Heldenleben (A Hero’s Life), Op. 40
Vienna Philharmonic
March 1977, Sofiensaal, Vienna

Strauss Also sprach Zarathustra, Op. 30
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
May 1975, Medinah Temple, Chicago
1976 Grammy
® Award, Best Classical Performance–Orchestra

Strauss Don Juan
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
May 1972, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, University of Illinois, Urbana

Strauss Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche (Till Eulenspiegel’s Merry Pranks), Op. 28
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
May 1975, Medinah Temple, Chicago

Strauss An Alpine Symphony, Op. 64
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra