Horn Concerto No. 1

Richard Strauss

Horn Concerto No. 1 in Eb major

Op. 11, TrV 117

About this work...

Strauss was only 18 and had yet to develop his own distinctive style when he completed his first horn concerto in 1883. He wrote it for his father, a professional horn player, but the elder Strauss found the work too difficult. Today's soloists, ironically, find it much easier than the horn concerto Strauss wrote at th... read more