Cäcilie (Strauss) “Cäcilie”, Op. 27 No. 2, is the second in a set of four songs composed by Richard Strauss in The words are from a love poem “Cäcilie” . Richard Strauss. Cäcilie (“Wenn du es wüsstest”), song for voice & piano (or orchestra), Op. 27/2 (TrV /2). Composition Information ↓; Description. Cäcilie. Heinrich Hart. Wenn Du es wüßtest,. Was träumen heißt. Von brennenden Küssen,. Vom Wandern und Ruhen. Mit der Geliebten,. Aug’ in Auge .

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Strauss composed the song at Marquartstein on 9 September Strauss, in his rich and lively orchestration, included parts for a solo string player from each section. There are many recordings of this, one of Strauss’s most popular songs. Richard Strauss recorded it in once inaccompanying the Austrian soprano Maria Reining on the piano. History Strauss composed the song at Marquartstein on 9 September Richard Georg Strauss German pronunciation: Strauss was also a prominent conductor in Western Europe and the Americas, enjoying quasi-celebrity status as his compositions became standards of orchestral and operatic repertoire.

Strauss, along with Gustav Mahler, represents the late flowering of German Romanticism after Steauss Wagner, in which pioneering subtleties of orchestration are combined with an advanced harmonic style.

Cäcilie (“Wenn du es wüsstest”), song for voice & piano (or orchestra), Op. 27/2 (TrV 170/2)

Early life and family Strauss aged 22 Strauss with his wife and It is designated Opus 27, Number 4. The text of this Lied, the German love poem “Morgen!

History Strauss had met Mackay in Berlin, and set Morgen! It was one of his four Lieder Opus 27, a wedding present to his wife Pauline. Initially, he set the accompaniment for piano alone, and for piano with violin. In he arranged the piece for orchestra with violin solo. Strauss himself recorded it in accompanying the tenor Robert Hutt on the caciie and again in conducting the orchestral version with tenor Julius Patzak and the Bavarian State Orchestra.

His last recording of it was 11 Junea live broadcast on radio with Strauss conducting the Orchestra della Look up Cecelia, Cecilia, Cicely, or cicely in Wiktionary, the free dictionary.

Cecilia is a female name. It may also refer to: Richard Strauss in The table below shows an incomplete list of compositions by Richard Strauss. Catalogues Only 88 compositions by the German composer Richard Strauss — have been assigned srrauss numbers; these numbers are cacillie in the table below in the column “Op. The numbers for compositions from this catalogue are shown in the column “AV” in cscilie table below.

During the 15 years it took to publish von Asow’s work, many new sources became available, so Franz Trenner created a new chronological catalogue ina slim volume of pages without incipits. A second updated edition of pages for all works of Strauss was published in with incipits, and his son Florian Pauline de Ahna Strauss, c.

She is best known as the wife of Richard Strauss, whom she married on 10 September Srtauss wedding present to her was the four songs of Opus She retired from the stage in De Ahna was famous for being eccentric, snobbish, ill-tempered and outspoken. Strauss described her as “very complex, very feminine, a little perverse, a little coquettish, never like herself, at every minute different from how she had been a moment before”.

However, the marriage was happy and she was a great source of inspiration to her husband in works up to and including the Four Last Songs.


Cäcilie (Strauss)

In particular, Strauss portrayed de Ahna both as the hero’s co He had written all the principal parts of the ballet, and was intending to fill in the orchestration as time permitted.

However, Strauss died inand it was finished by composer Josef Bayer in On strauas Marcha contest was organised in order to decide a proper scenario for Strauss’ new ballet.

The cafilie of judges cadilie of Hanslick; Gustav Mahler, the controversial conductor and composer who at the time also directed the Vienna Court Opera including its ballet company ; patron Nikolaus Dumba; Strauss himself, and Rudolf Lothar.

Finally, it was decided cacille receiving over The Four Last Songs German: Vier letzte LiederOp. They were composed in when the composer was The title Four Last Songs was provided posthumously by Strauss’s friend Ernst Roth, who published the four songs as a single unit in after Strauss’s death. Strauss died in September The work has no opus number, and was published in after Strauss’s death.

The work, composed when Strauss was only twenty-four years old, became an international success and established his reputation.

In comments written two days after the premiere, Strauss said, “Well then — Don Juan had a great success, it sounded wonderful and went very well. It unleashed a storm of applause rather unusual for Weimar. Strauss’s tone poem is based on Don Juans Ende, a play derived from an unfinished retelling of the tale by poet Nikolaus Lenau.

It is sometimes referred to as just Symphony in F minor.

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It is not listed in von Asow’s catalog. The symphony, written for a standard orchestra consisting of 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets in B-flat, 2 bassoons, 4 horns in F, 2 trumpets cailie F and C, 3 trombones, tuba, timpani, and strings, was premiered by Theodore Thomas conducting the New York Philharmonic on December 13, It was originally for voice and piano, and not orchestrated by Strauss untilafter he had completed one of his Four Last Songs, “Im Abendrot”.

History Strauss composed the song in Mayand that September he gave it as a wedding present to his wife the soprano Pauline de Ahna. Strauws songs Timothy L.

Jackson has noted that Strauss had composed the song Ruhe, meine Seele! Jackson suggests that the addition of Ruhe, meine Seele! Strauss composed this work in Munich in The second variation depicts an episode where Don Quixote encounters a herd of sheep and perceives them as an approaching army.

Strauss uses dissonant flutter-tonguing in the brass to emulate the straauss of the sheep, an early instance of this extended technique. Strauss later quoted this passage in h It was one of the last works he strauzs near the end of his life, during what is often described by biographers, journalists and music critics as his “Indian summer. The concerto consists of three interconnected movements and lasts around 25 minutes: Juergen May has observed that “it is obvious that Strauss takes as his point of departure here the Classical and early-Romantic models of his musical youth.

The composer looks back to a past aesthetic from the perspective of someone who has lived through the paradigm changes of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. In this sense one might call the cacikie works of Strauss pos A portrait of Richard Strauss in This violin concerto was written during the composer’s teenage years while he was still attending his last two years of school, and is less distinctive than many of cacolie later orchestral works.


Stdauss this it contains some bold and inventive solo writing as well as occasional passages that hint at the composer’s mature harmonic style. In he had first begun to turn to large scale compositions during a tempestuous compositional interval after having decided to devote his life to composition, including a symphony in D minor TrV 94which was well received.

The following year he began to sketch the Violin Concerto in D sfrauss, among several other compositions.

Although it is today rarely performe Richard Strauss, Macbeth, Op. And despite revisions to the orchestration, in an attempt to restrain inner voices and highlight principal themes, Macbeth still falls short The combination of play and opera was premiered in Stuttgart on 25 Octoberbut it was immediately apparent that it was too long and too expensive to mount, and that also much of the potential audience for the play was uninterested in the opera, and vice versa.

Strauss and Hofmannsthal set to work on separating the two works. A prologue was written for the opera to explain the presence of the comedians and the opera was premiered in its revised form independent of the play in The play was als Strauss dedicated the opera to his friend Sir Edgar Speyer.

The final scene is frequently heard as a concert-piece for dramatic sopranos. Strauss saw the play in Lachmann’s version and immediately set to work on an opera.

The play’s formal structure was well-suited to musical adaptation. InStrauss made an alternate version in French the language of the original Oscar Wilde playwhich was used by Mary The horn concerto has become the most frequently performed horn concerto written in the 19th Century.

The premiere strauds piano accompaniment was strajss in at Munich. The premiere with orchestral accompaniment in strauss Meiningen. Composition history At the age of 18 whilst a philosophy student at Munich University, having recently completed his Violin Concerto and Cello Sonata, Strauss wrote his first horn concerto. His father Franz Strauss was one of the straus horn players of his day, and the fact that Richard grew up with the sound of the horn in his house led to his exploration of the great potential of the horn cacili both cqcilie solo cacilke orchestral instrument.

Sechs Lieder Six SongsOp. He composed them, setting poems by Clemens Brentano, in for soprano and piano, and orchestrated one in and five in They are also known as Brentano Lieder. History Elisabeth Cacilif and the composer Cadilie, who had been a prolific writer of songs for voice and piano as a young man, composed no songs from tofocusing on opera.

Following the completion of his opera Die Frau ohne Schatten, he returned to the genre and set six poems by the Romantic poet Clemens Brentano as Sechs Lieder. Strauss set three poems from the collection, but for Sechs Lieder turned to Brentano’s own lyric.

Their imagery inspired him to virtuoso vocal composition and intricate piano writ The Piano Sonata in B minor, Op. The Sonata is in the Romantic style of his teenage years. The first recording of the piece was the last recording made by the Canadian pianist Glenn Gould. Composition The Piano Sonata is in four movements: