Conductor's Guide to Strauss' Thus Spake Zarathustra and Dance of the Seven Veils from Salome

  • by Gerard Schwarz
  • Narrated by Gerard Schwarz
  • 1 hrs and 12 mins
  • Speech

Publisher's Summary

Like all tone poems, "Thus Spake Zarathustra" follows a "program" or story line which, to some extent, dictates its musical form and details. Strauss derived his program from Nietzsche's philosophical allegory or the same name which theorizes the rise of mankind from a primitive natural state to one of moral and intellectual superiority. The Musically Speaking Conductor's Guides are your link to an appreciation of the greatest classical music ever performed. Let Maestro Gerard Schwarz enrich your classical music listening enjoyment by illuminating the great works of the Masters with revealing commentary and educational insight.

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Book Details

  • Release Date: 17-01-2006
  • Publisher: Musically Speaking, Inc.