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Symphonia DomesticaOp. The work is a musical reflection of the secure domestic life Desperado - Johnny Cash - American IV: The Man Comes Around valued by the composer himself and, as such, harmoniously conveys daily events and family life.
It was at this point in his life that the composer took a keen interest in his own circumstances and turned his attention to his status and personal history. When he began composing the Symphonia Domesticahe intended it to be the sequel to Ein Heldenlebenthe next installment of the autobiography of the now-successful artist. Of it, Strauss said "My next tone poem will represent a day in my family life. It will be partly lyrical, partly humorous — a triple fugue will bring together Papa, Mama and Baby.
He worked on the piece duringfinishing it Richard Strauss - Strauss - Symphonia Domestica / Metamorphosen - New Year's Eve, in Charlottenburg. The program of the work reflects the simplicity of the subject matter. After the whole extended family including the aunts and uncles has been introduced, the parents are heard alone with their child. The next section is a three-part adagio which begins with the husband's activities.
Staatskapelle Weimar clock striking 7 a. The most detailed exposition of the work's structure is that which was provided for the Berlin Philharmonic 's performance on December 12, On that occasion, the concert programme carried the following outline:.
Strauss reserved the premiere for his American tour inand Carnegie Hall in New York was booked. He would conduct it himself. Originally the premiere was scheduled for March 9, but Antoni Wit orchestral parts were delayed, so it was postponed to March The later date allowed more rehearsals, of which 15 were required before Strauss Antoni Wit satisfied.
The Wetzler Symphony Orchestra was adequate, but not much more. During a performance of his Don Quixote two nights earlier, the orchestra had broken down in the middle of the piece. An entire sales floor had to be cleared to make way for the huge orchestra, and the concerts attracted audiences of 6, people.
The New York and German press were very critical, not just of these exhibitions but of the very work itself, regarding them as a blatant commercialization Runemagick - The Supreme Force Of Eternity the Staatskapelle Weimar art of music and the intimacy of family life.
Strauss responded: "True art ennobles this Hall, and a respectable fee for his wife and child is no disgrace even for an artist". InStrauss wrote a piece for Paul Wittgenstein for piano left-hand and orchestra Physical Therapy - METALLEG - Hit Of The Week, again using themes from the Symphonia Domesticatitled Parergon zur Symphonia DomesticaOp.
There is also a two-piano version, which Martha Argerich and Alexandre Rabinovitch recorded in for Teldec. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Tone poems by Richard Strauss. About Strauss's tone poems List of compositions by Richard Strauss.
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