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Wiener Konzerthaus

Strauss: Tone Poems

Vienna Symphony, Gautier Capuçon, Philippe Jordan

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The cello embodies the doddery knight Don Quixote, while in Ein Heldenleben (A Hero's Life), Richard Strauss offers up a self-portrait. Is it meant ironically? One thing is certain: this music is extremely entertaining. It was with tone poems like Don Quixote and Ein Heldenleben that the young Strauss established his reputation as one of the most brilliant voices in modern German music. 

© Gautier Capuçon appears courtesy of Erato/Warner Classics www.warnerclassics.com

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recorded at 05/29/2018, 01:30pm (EDT)
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Jordan, Wiener Symphoniker, Capuçon: Strauss
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Richard Strauss: Don Quixote op. 35
  • I. Introduction: Mäßiges Zeitmaß.
  • II. Theme: Mäßig.
  • III. Maggiore: »Sancho Panza«.
  • IV. Variation I: Gemächlich.
  • V. Variation II: Kriegerisch.
  • VI. Variation III: Mäßiges Zeitmaß.
  • VII. Variation IV: Etwas breiter.
  • VIII. Variation V: Sehr langsam.
  • IX. Variation VI: Schnell.
  • X. Variation VII: Ein wenig ruhiger als vorher.
  • XI. Variation VIII: Gemächlich.
  • XII. Variation IX: Schnell und stürmisch.
  • XIII. Variation X: Viel breiter.
  • XIV. Finale: Sehr ruhig.
  • Encore: Dmitri Schostakowitsch: Prélude.
  • Interview Gautier Capuçon
  • Interview Philippe Jordan, Herbert Müller
Richard Strauss: A Hero's Life op. 40
  • I. The Hero.
  • II. The Hero's Adversaries
  • III. The Hero's Companion.
  • IV. The Hero at Battle
  • V. The Hero's Works of Peace.
  • VI. The Hero's Retirement from this World and Competion.
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