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Selected Works



"I work very long on melodies. The important thing is not the beginning of the melody but its continuation, its development into a fully completed artistic form. "

Key Works
1883 Horn Concerto No.1
1888 Symphonic Poem,Don Juan
1889 Symphonic Poem,Death and Transfiguration
1895 Symphonic Poem,Til Eulenspiegel's Merry Pranks
1896 Symphonic Poem,Also sprach Zarathustra ('Thus Spake Zoroaster')
1897 Symphonic Poem,Don Quixote
1898 Symphonic Poem,Ein Heldenleben ('A Hero's Life')
1903 Symphonia Domestica
1905 Opera,Salome
1909 Opera,Elektra
1911 Opera,Der Rosenkavalier
1915 An Alpine Symphony
1932 Opera,Arabella
1942 Horn Concerto No.2
1945 Metamorphosen, for strings
1946 Oboe Concerto
1948 Four Last Songs for soprano and orchestra
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