Sheet Music – £ – Richard Strauss Rosenkavalier Suite miniature score. Printed sheet music book. Helmut · Zender, Hans. Expand. Strauss, Richard. Der Rosenkavalier. op. 59 – Suite (). for orchestra. Duration: 22′. Scoring. 3(III=picc).3(III=corA) The suite begins where the opera starts, famously, with the bold, erotic horn music that is “Der Rosenkavalier’s” calling card and always a welcome sound to.

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Rainy Day Relaxation Roaenkavalier Trip. The colorful and evocative orchestration famous in the opera is retained in the suite; in juxtaposing ideas from various parts of the opera, though, the timbres change more rapidly than on stage. Arranger Carl Besl fl. Semperoper First Pub lication.

The music opens with the horn call that occurs at the opening of the opera and proceeds to various moments from different parts of the work. The Suite opens forcefully with the Prelude’s jubilant, masculine horns, which evoke the teenage Octavian’s passion for the Marschallin who is approaching middle age. In a way, they provided the ideal preparation for his career as an opera composer. Strauss’s own role in preparing this particular suite is murky; around the time it was introduced in New York, inhe was fashioning a different suite of his own socre mostly from the opera’s waltzes.


Ssuite with its gestures of Mozartean homage, the score draws on the orchestral mastery Strauss had inherited from Wagner. She acknowledges that Octavian and Sophie will be happier together, while they meanwhile marvel at their newfound love.

Der Rosenkavalier, Op.59 (Strauss, Richard)

Richard Strauss avoided making available arrangements of music from his popular opera Der Rosenkavalier, and this seems contrary to the expedient way in which he handled his music. PDF split of M. In fact it is she who arranges for Octavian to deliver Ochs’s engagement token, thus securing her lover’s first introduction to the younger woman she already intuits will become her own rival.

How fitting that Strauss actually decelerates the waltz’s natural pace for this music, where the Marschallin, who had earlier been shown trying to stop time, renounces her lover.

Despite what the Viennese tourist industry would have you believe, this magnificent ceremony-given a genuinely silvery, glistening orchestration by Strauss-was a Symbolist invention by Hofmannsthal. Arranger Otto Singer II — Pierre Monteux in Boston.

Give Now Help us continue to provide the outstanding performances you’ve come to expect! Notable among them is the final scene, which is often presented by itself in concert, as are the waltzes from Der Rosenkavalier, which occur in various arrangements.

Company Description History Past Productions. For those who know the opera, the suite recalls many favorite moments; for those unfamiliar with Der Rosenkavalier the suite is an excellent introduction to the work. Despite the immediate and profound popularity of Der Rosenkavalier, Strauss was reluctant to create, let alone sanction, a suite from the opera or any other kind of work derived from the score.

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Barbirolli at the Opera. Der Rosenkavalier has also found a life in the concert hall.


Richard Strauss – Der Rosenkavalier

Capping the Suite is another of Ochs’s hedonistic waltzes from earlier in the act, which features some of Strauss’s most delirious modulations. Since this occurred approximately several years before sound was introduced into film, the score would have been performed by an orchestra while the film was projected.

The perceptive Marschallin has decided to save Sophie from suffering the same fate that befell her at that age and is eager to thwart Ochs’s scheme. This jump cuts to the stunning scene in the second act that gives the opera its title “The Knight of the Rose”as Octavian undertakes his mission to present Baron Ochs’s silver rose to Sophie. Ein Heldenleben; Suite from “Der Rosenkavalier”.

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Inhowever, the librettist Hugo von Hofmannsthal was involved with plans to film Der Rosenkavalier, and he persuaded Strauss to arrange music from the opera to accompany the film. In fine comic fashion, the young count then orchestrates a plot to unmask his rival’s true character.

After the Marschallin’s graceful exit, the pair continue with a duet of simple, fairy-tale charm. Streams Videos All Posts. But Octavian must also come to terms with his love for an older woman, the Marschallin, an aristocrat trapped in a scoe marriage, with whom he is engaged in a passionate affair at the very start of the opera.

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