Richard Strauss (1864-1949)

Also sprach Zarathustra (1896)

tone poem inspired by Friedrich Nietzsche for large orchestra
[Ainsi parlait Zarathustra]

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1896
    • Opus : op. 30, Trenner 176
Detailed formation
  • piccolo, 3 flutes, 3 oboes, English horn, Eb clarinet, 2 clarinets, bass clarinet, 3 bassoons, contrabassoon, 6 horns, 4 trumpets, 3 trombones, 2 tubas, percussion, organ, 2 harp, strings

Creation information