Tod und Verklärung

Richard Strauss

Tod und Verklärung

Op. 24, TrV 158 • “Death and Transfiguration”

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Among Strauss' tone poems, Tod und Verklärung (Death and Transfiguration) stands out for its concise program of an unnamed artist's demise and the subsequent transformation of his spirit. Unlike Ein Heldenleben, which contained an autobiographical element, Tod und Verklärung is more universal in its expression of dying... read more

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