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'Feuersnot' by
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GEOFF PEARCE

'... the orchestra was sumptuous.'

Richard Strauss: Feuersnot. © 2015 ArthausMusik GmbH

I watched this DVD of Richard Strauss' Feuersnot on the summer solstice in Australia, and the opera is about the summer solstice in Munich, with a love story as the subplot. I have not seen or heard this work before, but have heard Strauss' earlier opera, Guntram. Feuersnot is not well known, but deserves to be...

Copyright © 18 March 2016 Geoff Pearce,
Sydney, Australia

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RICHARD STRAUSS: FEUERSNOT

RICHARD STRAUSS

ARTHAUS MUSIK GMBH

RICHARD WAGNER

MUNICH

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TEATRO MASSIMO

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