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Herbert von Karajan and the Berlin Philharmonic: Strauss, Also spracht Zarathustra

Next broadcasts Wednesday, January 20 at 10:45 on Mezzo

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  • Berliner Philharmoniker
  • Herbert von Karajan (Conductor)


Richard Strauss (1864 - 1949)
Also spracht Zarathustra, op. 30

I. Sonnenaufgang (Introduction, or Sunrise)
II. Von den Hinterweltlern (Of Those in Backwaters)
III. Von der großen Sehnsucht (Of the Great Longing)
IV. Von den Freuden und Leidenschaften (Of Joys and Passions)
V. Das Grablied (The Song of the Grave)
VI. Von der Wissenschaft (Of Science and Learning)
VII. Der Genesende (The Convalescent)
VIII. Das Tanzlied (The Dance Song)
IX. Nachtwandlerlied (Song of the Night Wanderer)

Recording: January 1 1987 - Philharmonie | Berlin
Director: Ernst Wild
Duration: 00:38

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