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Also sprach Zarathustra
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Ein Heldenleben (A Hero's Life), Op. 40: I. Der Held (The Hero)
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Thus Spoke Zarathustra, Op. 30: Introduction
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On The Silent Forest Path
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R. Strauss: Salome: Dance of the Seven Veils

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In addition to being perhaps the most important composer of the first half of the twentieth century, Richard Strauss was a conductor of vast skill and reputation. In purely historical terms, he was the first composer of note -- and the only composer of his standing -- to leave behind his own recordings of virtually all of his major orchestral works. Additionally, we have recordings of Strauss conducting the music of Mozart and Wagner, which he approached with a love and enthusia... Read more

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