Richard Strauss's Influence on Film Music
Even though Strauss's music isn't cribbed by film composers as blatantly as music by Wagner and Stravinsky, the dramatic sound of Strauss's orchestral pieces has had a powerful impact in movies.Jun 14, 2014
Strauss's Der Rosenkavalier from the Metropolitan Opera
Saturday at 1 pm, join us for an encore broadcast of Strauss's Der Rosenkavalier recorded this season at the Metropolitan Opera.Jun 14, 2014
3-Minute Opera: Strauss's Capriccio
Give WQXR morning host Jeff Spurgeon three minutes and he'll give you a Richard Strauss opera. For Strauss Week, Spurgeon breaks down Strauss's Capriccio in a New York minute (or three). Jun 13, 2014
Five Most Notorious Performances of Strauss's 'Dance of the Seven Veils'
For Strauss's birthday, how about a little dance? We've collected the top five infamous renditions of the lurid routine from Salome.Jun 11, 2014
Part 3 - The Enigma of Richard Strauss
Richard Strauss was an intensely private man, and many felt he wore a mask in public, never showing his true self. Jun 11, 2014
From Obscure to Iconic: Strauss's Also Sprach Zarathustra and '2001'
This 1896 orchestral work went from relative obscurity to iconic status thanks to Stanley Kubrick's film, "2001: A Space Odyssey." But Kubrick's use of Strauss almost didn't happen. Jun 10, 2014
3-Minute Opera: Strauss's 'Salome'
Give WQXR morning host Jeff Spurgeon three minutes and he'll give you a Richard Strauss opera. The WQXR morning host breaks down Strauss's "Salome" in a New York minute (or three). Jun 10, 2014
3-Minute Opera: Strauss's Der Rosenkavalier
Give WQXR morning host Jeff Spurgeon three minutes and he'll give you a Richard Strauss opera. Jeff breaks down Der Rosenkavalier in a New York minute (or three). Jun 10, 2014
Tell Us Your Favorite Strauss Interpreters
You've told us your favorite Strauss singers, conductors and instrumentalists and we're featuring some of them as we close out Strauss Week all day today.Jun 10, 2014
Part 2 - Strong Women Dominate Strauss Operas
The operas of Richard Strauss are dominated by female voices, and many of his fifteen operas are named for their female stars. Jun 10, 2014