Richard Strauss Masterpieces

Essential works

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Richard Strauss
1949
380+ works listed
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Thus Spoke Zarathustra

Work for orchestra

1894
1889

Don Juan

Work for orchestra

1905

Salome

Opera

Creative activity

based on dated works only

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 Duration of the works

(average or estimed)

 Number of works

1870

80 years

1949

 

Number of works

 

Duration of the works (average or estimed)

Vocal music
Instrumental music
Incidental music

not qualified (1)

Work for choir (23)

Song, lied (58)

Opera (17)

Work for soloist (27)

Work for chamber orchestra (17)

Work for orchestra (33)

Work for orchestra with soloist (12)

Ballet (3)

Other renowned works

1948 - 4 Last Songs

1916 - Ariadne auf Naxos

1898 - Don Quixote

1897 - A Hero's Life

1888 - Death and Transfiguration

Compositions by Richard Strauss (380+) ...

1860 .. 1940 : the essential composers

1882-1971 Igor Stravinsky °

1833-1897 Johannes Brahms °

1860-1911 Gustav Mahler °

1841-1904 Antonín Dvořák °

1843-1907 Edvard Grieg °

1813-1883 Richard Wagner °

1838-1875 Georges Bizet °

1840-1893 Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky °

1865-1957 Jean Sibelius °

1811-1886 Franz Liszt °

1813-1901 Giuseppe Verdi °

1862-1918 Claude Debussy °

° : Masterpieces listed

On stage or recorded, listen these essential works Richard Strauss




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