Two symphonic masterworks employing vast orchestras, one powerfully portraying a day in the mountains, the other Strauss's day-to-day life at home with his wife, Pauline. Eine Alpensinfonie (1911–15) is nature painting on a grand scale, a magnificent showcase for Strauss's gifts for sum... read more
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Die Frau ohne Schatten in Full Score by Richard Strauss Based on an original story by Strauss's frequent collaborator, Hugo von Hofmannsthal, this fairy-tale allegory features a lush orchestral score that is widely regarded as the composer's finest work.
Ariadne auf Naxos in Full Score by Richard Strauss One of Strauss' most highly regarded operas combines music of great satiric wit and breathtaking flights of lyricism while it intermingles backstage comedy, Greek mythology, and Italian commedia dell'arte. Reprinted from the 1916 Adolph Fürstner edition.
Elektra in Full Score by Richard Strauss A landmark of modern opera, once shocking, today admired for fertility of musical invention. Superb display of characterization and dramatic power achieved through purely musical means. Unabridged republication of 1916 Fürstner edition.
The Great Waltzes in Full Score by Johann Strauss, Jr. Complete scores of 8 melodic masterpieces: The Beautiful Blue Danube, Emperor Waltz, Tales from the Vienna Woods, Wiener Blut, Roses from theSouth; 3 more. Authoritative editions.
Der Rosenkavalier in Full Score by Richard Strauss First inexpensive edition of great operatic masterpiece, reprinted complete and unabridged from rare, limited Fürstner edition (1910) approved by Strauss.
Also Sprach Zarathustra, Op. 30 by Richard Strauss Most often recognized as the theme to 2001: A Space Odyssey, this monumental tone poem — based on Nietszche's work of the same name — is an epic of nine continuous sections.
Burleske for Piano and Orchestra in Full Score by Richard Strauss The remarkable orchestral color and brilliant orchestration so characteristic of Strauss's later tone poems is fully displayed in this popular early work, which abounds in sly humor that lurks beneath an elegant veneer.
Die Fledermaus Vocal Score by Johann Strauss, Jr. A sparkling masterpiece that premiered to instant acclaim on the Viennese stage in 1874 is reproduced here from an authoritative German edition. An indispensable rehearsal aid for soloists, chorus members, and pianists.
Die Frau ohne Schatten Vocal Score by Richard Strauss Strauss's magical fairy-tale opera stars a barren young fairy-Empress, her huntsman-Emperor husband, the poor dyer Barak and his grim wife, and a fantasy crew of assorted spirits, secret messengers, and disembodied voices.
Favorite Waltzes, Polkas and Other Dances for Solo Piano by Johann Strauss, Jr. Complete measure-for-measure piano transcriptions of the best-known Strauss waltzes, and many favorite polkas, galops, quadrilles, and polka-mazurkas, reprinted from authoritative G. Schirmer editions. Includes On the Beautiful Blue Danube, Emperor Waltz, more.
Two symphonic masterworks employing vast orchestras, one powerfully portraying a day in the mountains, the other Strauss's day-to-day life at home with his wife, Pauline. Eine Alpensinfonie (1911–15) is nature painting on a grand scale, a magnificent showcase for Strauss's gifts for sumptuous orchestration. The Symphonia Domestica (1902–3), despite its broad instrumentation, has more of the intimate feel of a chamber work. The full orchestral scores of both are reprinted here in one inexpensive volume from authoritative German editions.
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