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Richard Strauss: Don Quixote; Till Eulenspiegel



Playing time: 55'11"
Tracks: 15
Booklet pages: 16
© 2013 Hyperion Records Ltd
Reviewer: Andrew Schartmann
Review of Richard Strauss: Don Quixote; Till Eulenspiegel published on 11 November 2013

Listen: Richard Strauss: Dialogue between knight and servant (Don Quixote) (track 6, 0:00-0:59)

Alban Gerhardt, cello
Lawrence Power, viola
Gürzenich-Orchester Köln
Torsten Janicke, leader
Markus Stenz, conductor

Richard Strauss (1864-1949):

Don Quixote, Op 35 - Fantastic variations on a theme of knightly character
1 Introduction
2 Don Quixote, the knight of the sorrowful countenance
3 Sancho Panza
4 Variation 1: The adventures of the windmills
5 Variation 2: The battle with the sheep
6 Variation 3: Dialogue between knight and servant
7 Variation 4: Unfortunate adventure with a procession of penitents
8 Variation 5: Don Quixote's vigil
9 Variation 6: Dulcinea's enchantment
10 Variation 7: Ride through the air
11 Variation 8: Ill-starred voyage on the enchanted boat
12 Variation 9: Battle against the supposed enchanters
13 Variation 10: Duel with the knight of the shining moon
14 Finale: The death of Don Quixote

15 Till Eulenspiegels lustige streiche, Op 28

Recorded 6-9 February 2012 in the Probensaal des Gürzenich-Orchesters, Cologne, Germany


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