In Munich in , Richard Strauss composed “Capriccio,” a “musical conversation.” The libretto is closely inspired by “First Music and Then. Capriccio was Richard Strauss’ last operatic venture, and, like the David Ewen offered the following précis of Capriccio: “The almost actionless libretto [set in a. , English, Book, Illustrated edition: Capriccio: opera guide and libretto / Richard Strauss ; [libretto by Clemens Krauss ; English translation by Maria Massey].

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Lists What are lists? Views Read Edit View history. Zweig capriccio the topic to Strauss as early asbut composition was not begun until ; the score was completed on August 3, Dieser verdanken sie doch erst die Kraft ihres Ausdrucks.

Notes At head of cover title: Auch ein Theaterdirektor ist anwesend, weil ein Schauspiel von Ollvier vorbereitet werden soll. Einer trostlosen Zukunft gehen sie entgegen! Comments and reviews What are etrauss

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Capriccio, Op.85 (Strauss, Richard)

Die Probe im Theatersaal nebenan geht weiter. In a witty touch, the next scene consists of the servants commenting, as they clean up the room after the guests have all left, on how absurd it would capriccoo to portray servants in an opera. Clairon arrives, and she and the Count read a scene from Olivier’s play, which culminates in a love sonnet.


They both perform the final love scene written by Olivier, the high point of the sonnet.

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Opera by Richard Strauss. Strauss, Richard StraussRichard Georg Set up My libraries How do I set up “My libraries”? Soll ich dieses Gewebe zerreissen? The Sextet brings Strauss’ opulent harmonic palette and rich instrumental textures to his stylized recreation of elegant Rococo chamber music. The countess tries to reconcile the parties by proposing strsuss they join together to work on the same opera.

Fasst mich nicht an! Alone, and still undecided as to both the ending of the opera and her choice of lover, she sings of the inseparability of words and music. Back Young Artist Program. The Count, the Countess’s brother, teases his sister about her two suitors, Flamand and Olivier, and tells her that her love of music is due in part to the attentions that Flamand pays her.


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The Count declares that “opera is an absurd thing”. Sie erhebt sich Der Vorhang ist gefallen! Printer for the Education Dept. Gleichviel – wir wollen die Arbeit redlich teilen. They leave to join La Roche at the rehearsal.

Er setzt seiner Jugend eine Maske auf. Separate different tags with a comma. Heute im Zenith meiner ruhmreichen Lauf bahn darf ich es wagen, von mir zu sprechen, – von mir, dem Atrauss grosser Talente – dem weisen Erzieher, dem Inspirator! Wer wird es sein?

They deride their employers for ‘playing’ at the theatre and discuss who the Countess might be in love with.

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