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Strauss – Also sprach Zarathustra (Radio Filharmonisch Orkest)

Conducted by Jakub Hrůša, Radio Filharmonisch Orkest (Radio Philharmonic Orchestra; Dutch abbreviation RFO) plays “Also sprach Zarathustra” (Thus Spoke Zarathustra or Thus Spake Zarathustra), a tone poem composed by Richard Strauss in 1896. Recorded in 2013 at Vredenburg, Utrecht.
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Strauss – Also Sprach Zarathustra – Orquesta Sinfónica de Galicia and OSG Youth Orchestra

Conducted by Dima Slobodeniouk, Orquesta Sinfónica de Galicia (Galicia Symphony Orchestra) and the Youth Orchestra of OSG perform Richard Strauss’ “Also sprach Zarathustra” (Thus Spoke Zarathustra or Thus Spake Zarathustra), a tone poem composed in 1896. Recorded at the Palace of the Opera of A Coruña on February 26, 2016. Published by the Orquesta Sinfónica de Galicia channel. The work is inspired by the German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche’s philosophical novel of the same name, and has been an important part of the classical repertoire since its first performance in 1896. The initial fanfare – titled “Sunrise” in the composer’s program notes – became particularly well-known after its use in Stanley Kubrick’s 1968 film 2001: A Space Odyssey.
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Strauss -Ein Heldenleben (hr-Sinfonieorchester, Orozco-Estrada)

Conducted by Andrés Orozco-Estrada, the hr-Sinfonieorchester (Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra) performs Ein Heldenleben (English: A Hero’s Life), Op. 40, a tone poem by Richard Strauss, leading German composer of the late Romantic and early modern eras. Recorded at Alte Oper Frankfurt on December 11, 2015.
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Strauss – Also sprach Zarathustra (Vienna Philharmonic conducted by Gustavo Dudamel)

Conducted by Gustavo Dudamel, the Wiener Philharmoniker (Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra) plays Richard Strauss’ “Also sprach Zarathustra” (Thus Spoke Zarathustra or Thus Spake Zarathustra), a tone poem composed in 1896. The work is inspired by the German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche’s philosophical novel of the same name, and has been an important part of the classical repertoire since its first performance in 1896. The initial fanfare – titled “Sunrise” in the composer’s program notes – became particularly well-known after its use in Stanley Kubrick’s 1968 film 2001: A Space Odyssey.

Recorded in Salzburg in 2014.
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Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra – Opening concert of Musikfest Berlin 2013

The opening concert of the Musikfest Berlin 2013: Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra plays Janaček, Lutosławski and Strauss. Conductor: Manfred Honeck, soloist: Anne-Sophie Mutter (Violin).
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Fleming and Hvorostovsky in Moscow (2006)

American soprano Renée Fleming and Russian baritone Dmitri Hvorostovsky concert in Moscow, 2006. It was the first concert of the “Hvorostovsky and Friends” concert series. State Chamber Orchestra of Russia conducted by Constantine Orbelian.
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Richard Strauss concert – Four Last Songs & An Alpine Symphony

A beautiful Richard Strauss concert: Four Last Songs & An Alpine Symphony. Soprano: Anja Harteros. Staatskapelle Dresden conducted by Christian Thielemann.
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