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Composer of the Week: Strauss

on BBC Radio 3

4/5. Greece. Donald Macleod looks atthe inspiration Strauss found in Greek myths.
Awakening Scene (Die Aegyptische Helena) Leontyne Price (soprano), Boston SO/ Leinsdorf Die Aegyptische Helena , Act
(excerpt) Gwyneth Jones (soprano), Matti Kastu (tenor), Detroit SO/Dorati Daphne's Monologue (Daphne, Actl) Maria Reining (soprano), Vienna State Opera Chorus,
Vienna PO/Bohm Daphne (finale) Maria Reining (soprano), Vienna PO/Karl Böhm
Interlude and Danae Monologue (Die Liebe der Danae, Act 3) Julia Varady (soprano), Bamburg SO/Fischer-Dieskau Ich habe keineguten Nachte (Elektra, Act 1) Regina Resnik (mezzo), Vienna PO/Georg Solti Repeated from Thursday


Aegyptische Helena
Gwyneth Jones
Matti Kastu

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