Im Abendrot by Renée Fleming & Münchner Philharmoniker & Christian Thielemann on Amazon Music. From the Album Strauss, R.: Four Last Songs, etc. Check out R. Strauss: Vier letzte Lieder – Piano version – Im Abendrot by Barbara Bonney and Martin Martineau on Amazon Music. Stream ad-free or purchase. The monumental Kirsten Flagstad ( – ), R.I.P., “the voice of the 20th century” sings “Im Abendrot” from the “Vier letzte Lieder” by Richard Strauss.

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Royal Albert HallLondon. How weary we are of wandering– Is this perhaps death? Gilliam, Bryan Randolph ed. Strauss had also recently been given a copy of the complete poems of Hermann Hesse and was strongly inspired by them. At the end of a long and successful career, when a composer still has the power to move his audience with a abendrto of such sublime beauty that it takes your breath away – well, you struass that work is a masterpiece.

Der Rosenkavalier film. Vier letzte LiederOp. Richard Strauss and His World.

Jackson has noted that Strauss had composed the song ” Ruhe, meine Seele! Princeton University Press, Subsequent restorations using modern digital technology were effected in by Roger Beardsley for Testament Records[8] and in by Andrew Rose for Pristine Audio.


Kirsten Flagstad Philharmonia Orchestra. Soon it will be time for sleep.

4 Letzte Lieder, TrV 296 (Strauss, Richard)

Classical musical works published posthumously songs Songs by Richard Strauss. The work has no opus number, and was published in after Strauss’s death.

Pages containing links to subscription-only content Articles containing German-language text Articles containing French-language text. Dass wir uns nicht verirren in dieser Einsamkeit. Retrieved 20 October Only two larks soar musingly into the haze.

Come close, and let them flutter, soon it will be time to sleep – so that we don’t get lost in this solitude. The performance was made possible due to the magnanimous effort of the Maharaja of MysoreJayachamarajendra Wadiyar Bahudar. Retrieved from ” https: Hermann Hesse ; Joseph von Eichendorff.

Four Last Songs – Wikipedia

She was quite a character with a formidable reputation as the iron rod in that relationship — managing the money and giving her husband just enough to live on! Through sorrow and joy we have gone hand in hand; we are both at rest from our wanderings now above the quiet land.

Hands, stop all your work. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. It’s simply one of the most touchingly beautiful ways for a composer to end his career.

Richard Strauss was in his 80s and living in Switzerland at the end of World War II and, although he was increasingly feeble, he was still composing. Come close, and let them fly. They became badly worn before the first LP transfer, which was generally considered very poor. Tritt her und lass sie schwirren, bald ist es Schlafenszeit. See more Strauss Pictures. As ij that piece, the quoted seven-note phrase known as the “transfiguration theme” has xtrauss seen as the sttauss of the soul through death.


The songs are scored for piccolo3 flutes 3rd doubling 2nd piccolo2 oboesEnglish horn2 clarinets in B-flat and A, bass clarinet2 bassoonscontrabassoonabehdrot horns in F also E-flat and D strrauss, 3 trumpets in C, E-flat and F, 3 trombonestubatimpaniharpcelestaand strings.

Richard Strauss: Four Last Songs – a swansong of sublime beauty

Four Last Songs discography. The performance was recorded on acetate discs. September The garden is in mourning. For the film, see Four Last Songs film. The settings are for a solo soprano voice given soaring melodies against a full orchestra, and all four songs have prominent horn parts. Strauss Pictures See more Strauss Pictures.

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