Exploring Richard Strauss

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Monday, June 09, 2014

Richard Strauss in the 1940s Richard Strauss in the 1940s (© 2014 Richard-Strauss Institut, Garmisch-Partenkirchen)

Richard Strauss — whose musical life spanned nine decades, two world wars and the Third Reich — was one of Germany's most gifted and controversial figures. Host Bill McGlaughlin explores Strauss' tone poems, operas and life both public and private in this five-part biography.

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@ Cecily

For the Exploring Music program, you can find all the playlist information on its website. Here is this week's:

Jun. 13 2014 01:14 PM
Cecily L Davis

It js 11:18 PM and I know I am listening to Strauss. But it is perfectly maddening that your playlist only says Exploring Richard Strauss. I often find "On Air" insufficiently informative.

Jun. 12 2014 11:20 PM

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