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Donald Macleod explores the life and work of Richard Strauss, and examines the composer's everyday life, including his favourite pastime - the card game Skat, and a revealing musical portrait of his family life, the Symphonia Domestica.

Stille...O weh, Falke, o weh! (Die Frau ohne Schatten - Act 2)
Der Kaiser ...... Placido Domingo (tenor)
Vienna Philharmonic
Georg Solti (conductor)
Decca 436 243-2 CD2 Tr 5

An Einsamer Quelle (Stimmungsbilder, Op 9)
Daniel Barenboim (piano)
Teldec 3984-23913-2 Tr 10

Symphonia domestica, Op 53
Scottish National Orchestra
Neeme Jarvi (conductor)
Chandos CHAN 10206 X Trs 1-5.

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Wed 14 Oct 2009 22:00

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