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Richard Strauss and His World
Edited by Bryan Gilliam

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Preface and Acknowledgments
Pt. IEssays
The Enigmas of Richard Strauss: A Revisionist View3
Daphne's Transformation33
Structure and Program in Macbeth: A Proposed Reading of Strauss's First Symphonic Poem67
Ruhe, meine Seele! and the Letzte Orchesterlieder90
"Lass Er die Musi, wo sie ist": Pitch Specificity in Strauss138
Richard Strauss and the Question164
Pt. IILetters
Selections from the Strauss-Thuille Correspondence
A Glimpse of Strauss during His Formative Years193
Selections from the Strauss-Gregor Correspondence: The Genesis of Daphne237
Pt. IIIMemoirs
Richard Strauss: The Man273
Richard Strauss: Seer and Idealist280
Richard Strauss at Eighty287
The Last Visit with Richard Strauss295
Pt. IVCriticism and Reception
On the Tone Poems of Richard Strauss305
Strauss and the Viennese Critics (1896-1924): Reviews by Gustav Schoenaich, Robert Hirschfeld, Guido Adler, Max Kalbeck, Julius Korngold, and Karl Klaus311
Elektra: A Study by Paul Bekker372
Richard Strauss at Sixty406
Index of Names and Compositions417
List of Contributors425

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