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Famous Composers: Richard Strauss

1996 Rated NR 35m

Remembered as much for his tone poems ("Thus Spake Zarathustra" and "Don Quixote") as for his operas ("Salome" and "Elektra"), Richard Strauss rose to fame in part because his wife -- soprano Pauline de Ahna -- encouraged him to write music. This educational program, part of a comprehensive series of films celebrating the most influential European composers on record, chronicles the progression of Strauss's fascinating career.

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Movie Details

Ratings
NR
Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1

Subtitles

No

Closed captioned

No

Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access.