Der Rosenkavalier : (opus 59) ; (comedy for music in three acts)

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Courier Corporation, 1910 - Music - 519 pages
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This superb edition of Richard Strauss's "Der Rosenkavalier, " one of the greatest masterpieces in the operatic repertoire, is reprinted complete and unabridged from a rare, limited, and numbered edition approved by Strauss and prepared by his publisher, Adolph Furstner, prior to the opera's premiere in Dresden in 1911.
Available for the first time in inexpensive format at far less than the cost of any comparable full-score edition this volume offers an easy-to-read score, with wide margins, large noteheads, and many other helpful features. Carefully printed and sturdily bound, it will provide a lifetime of pleasurable use to professional and amateur musicians as well as those who delight in following, score in hand, a live or recorded performance.
"Der Rosenkavalier" is the most popular operatic work of the Bavarian composer in whose operas, songs, and symphonic poems the aesthetics of the Romantic movement were to reach their ultimate expression. A radiant and bittersweet celebration of love, it was Strauss's most successful collaboration with the illustrious Austrian poet Hugo von Hofmannsthal, and was an immediate sensation.
Audiences then, as now, were enthralled by the melodic glories of "Der Rosenkavalier"'s vocal ensembles, the richness of its orchestration, and the charm and depth of its characters. Throughout, it reveals the composer's bravura post-Romantic style, which was to influence numerous composers and to mesmerize audiences around the world. It remains today one of the most performed and recorded of all operatic works."

 

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Contents

Section 1
22
Section 2
35
Section 3
67
Section 4
79
Section 5
133
Section 6
161
Section 7
169
Section 8
186
Section 17
292
Section 18
293
Section 19
327
Section 20
329
Section 21
343
Section 22
345
Section 23
352
Section 24
357

Section 9
264
Section 10
265
Section 11
266
Section 12
267
Section 13
274
Section 14
286
Section 15
291
Section 16
291
Section 25
374
Section 26
409
Section 27
421
Section 28
428
Section 29
443
Section 30
446
Section 31
464
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A German composer and conductor of the late Romantic and early Modern eras, Richard Strauss (1864–1949) is particularly celebrated for his operas, Lieder, and tone poems.

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