Richard Strauss: Operatic Orchestral Music from Intermezzo, Capriccio, Guntram et al. / Tate, Rotterdam PO
1 CD / Warner Classics / 2014-02-11Works: Richard Strauss: Symphonic Intermezzi (4) for orchestra (from the opera "Intermezzo") (TrV 246a); Capriccio, Op. 85; Die schweigsame Frau, potpourri (overture) on themes from the opera, Op. 80 (TrV 2...
Conductors: Tate, Jeffrey
Ensemble: Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra
Richard Strauss, who focused his genius mainly on opera and the tone poem, has the reputation as the last great Romantic and the last great...continue...
1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2012-10-30Works: Richard Strauss: Ein Heldenleben, Op. 40; Capriccio, Op. 85
Performers: Talvi, Ilkka
Conductors: Schwarz, Gerard
Ensemble: ; Seattle Symphony
Autobiographical in content, Richard Strauss's Ein Heldenleben is one of a series of tone-poems, including, Also Sprach Zarathustra (Naxos 8.571215), in which he explored the...continue...
1 Super Audio CD / Praga / 2011-07-12Works: Richard Strauss: Quartet for Piano and Strings in C minor, Op. 13 (TrV 137); Sonata for Cello and Piano in F major, Op. 6; Capriccio, Op. 85
Performers: Coelho, Miguel Borges; Fortin, Vladimir; Holman, Petr; Kanka, Michal
Ensemble: Capriccio String Sextet; Prazak Quartet
SACD Hybrid/ Stereo & Multi-channel/ DSD
This disc contains pieces from both the beginning and the end of Strauss' career. A master of the lyrical stage,...continue...
Recording information: Lichtenstein Palace Martinu Hall (Hamu), Prague....continue...
1 CD / Hyperion / 2011-05-10Works: Richard Strauss: Capriccio, Op. 85; Anton Bruckner: Quintet for strings in F major, WAB 112; Intermezzo for String Quintet in D minor, WAB 113
Performers: Stirling, Michael
Ensemble: Raphael Ensemble
"This is quite glorious ... one senses right from the opening of Bruckner's Quintet - surely one of the finest quintets ever written, for any...continue...
Recording information: St George's, Brandon Hill, Bristol (10/24/1993-10/26/1993)....continue...
1 CD / Hyperion / 2007-03-20Works: Richard Strauss: Metamorphosen for 23 solo Strings, AV 142; Quartet for Piano and Strings in C minor, Op. 13 (TrV 137); Capriccio, Op. 85
Ensemble: Nash Ensemble
This is The Nash Ensemble at its very best-fullblooded performances of red-meat chamber music. Metamorphosen can in some ways be regarded as Richard Strauss's heart-rending...continue...
1 CD / Raumk / 2007-03-16Works: Arnold Schoenberg: Verklärte Nacht for String Sextet, Op. 4; Andreas Hammerschmidt: Paduan à 6; Richard Strauss: Capriccio, Op. 85; Wolfgang Danzmayr: Zum Beispiel; Tatiana Komarova: Auf im...
1 Super Audio CD / PentaTone Classics / 2005-06-01Works: Richard Strauss: Le Bourgeois gentilhomme, Op. 60; Duet-Concertino for clarinet, bassoon, harp & strings, o.Op. 147 (TrV 293, AV 147); Capriccio, Op. 85
Performers: Arrue, Higinio; Kern, Nicole; Sepec, Daniel
Conductors: Paavo, Järvi
"This PentaTone Classics SACD removes all uncertainty from the choice. You have to go all the way back to Fritz Reiner to find recorded performances...continue...
1 CD / MD&G / 2003-02-25Works: Richard Strauss: Capriccio, Op. 85; Quartet for Strings in A major, Op. 2 (TrV 95); Metamorphosen for 23 solo Strings, AV 142
Performers: Ockert, Christian; Rohde, Hartmut; Sanderling, Michael
"As usual, Dabringhaus und Grim has recorded the Leipzig Quartet and their colleagues lustrously. The string sound is true and rich. Since it is the...continue...
1 CD / Nimbus Records / 1999-10-12Works: Arnold Schoenberg: Verklärte Nacht for String Sextet, Op. 4; Richard Strauss: Metamorphosen for 23 solo Strings, AV 142; Capriccio, Op. 85
Performers: Kussner, Walter; Schwalke, Dietmar; Zepperitz, Rainer
Ensemble: Brandis Quartet
Ironically, Schonberg's still-tonal Verklarte Nacht went on to become the most famous, even "signature" work, of the inventor of serial atonality. Capitalizing on its success,...continue...
1 CD / Chandos Records / 1993-02-01Works: George Enescu: String Octet in C major, Op. 7; Richard Strauss: Capriccio, Op. 85; Dmitry Shostakovich: Pieces (2) for double string quartet, Op. 11