Don Juan, Op. 20

Richard Strauss wrote his tone poem for large orchestra Don Juan in 1888, and it premiered the following year, representing a breakthrough for the composer, who was only twenty four years old when he wrote it. He based his work on a retelling of the Don Juan legend by pote Nikolaus Lenau. A typical performance of the tone poem takes around sixteen minutes, and the difficulty of the instrumental parts makes it a common source of audition pieces for many instruments. It is scored for  3 flutes (3rd doubling piccolo), 2 oboes, English horn, 2 clarinets ... больше

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Don Juan, Op. 20


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