8 Jun 2014

Richard Strauss (1864-1949) - Music for Winds

From Composer of the Week, 9:00 am on 8 June 2014
The young Richard Strauss

The young Richard Strauss Photo: Public domain] via Wikimedia Commons

 

Erica Challis points out the mastery of Strauss's wind writing.

Music Details:

STRAUSS: Alpine Symphony - Royal Liverpool Phil/ Gerald Schwarz (Avie AV 2071)
MOZART: Serenade No 10 in Bb K361, Gran Partita - Netherlands Wind Ensemble (NBE Live NBECD 017)
STRAUSS: Serenade in Eb for winds Op 7 - Ensemble Villa Musica (Dabringhaus & Grimm MDG 304 1173)
STRAUSS: Suite in Bb for winds Op 4 - Ensemble Villa Musica (Dabringhaus & Grimm MDG 304 1173)
STRAUSS: Horn Concerto No 1 in Eb - David Pyatt (horn), Britten Sinfonia/ Nicholas Cleobury (EMI CD EMX 2238)
STRAUSS: Suite from Der Rosenkavalier - Vienna Phil/ Andre Previn (DG 437 390)
STRAUSS: Moonlight music, from Capriccio - Vienna Phil/ Christoph Eschenbach (Decca 466 314)
STRAUSS: Mvt 3, Oboe Concerto - François Leleux (ob), Swedish Radio SO/ (Sony 88697 74869)
STRAUSS: Salome's Dance - Vienna Phil/ Georg Solti (Decca 475 7528)
STRAUSS: Suite from Der Rosenkavalier - Vienna Phil/ Andre Previn (DG 437 390)
STRAUSS: Overture, Daphne - West German Radio SO/ Semyon Bychkov (Decca 475 6926)
STRAUSS: Horn Concerto No 2 in Eb - David Pyatt (horn), Britten Sinfonia/ Nicholas Cleobury (EMI CD EMX 2238)
STRAUSS: Sonatina No 1 in F for winds - Ensemble Villa Musica (Dabringhaus & Grimm MDG 304 1173)
STRAUSS: Menuet, from Symphony for Wind Instruments - Netherlands Wind Ensemble/ Edo de Waart (Newton 880 2066)
STRAUSS: Duet Concertino for clarinet & bassoon - Nicholas Cox (cl), Alan Pendlebury (bsn), Royal Liverpool Phil? Gerard Schwarz (Avie AV 2071)

 

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