Andante in F, Opus posthumous. (Horn and Piano). By Richard Strauss (1864-1949). For French Horn, Piano (Horn). Boosey & Hawkes Chamber Music. 6 pages. Boosey & Hawkes #M060025303. Published by Boosey & Hawkes (HL.48009397).
Composed in 1888 for the silver wedding anniversary of Strauss's parents, this work was left unpublished until 1971, 21 years after his death.
Location: from Jefferson City, MO
January 31, 2008
The Strauss Andante is widely recognized as a masterpiece of late romantic music. French horn players are profoundly fortunate that this composer wrote for our instrument - something he didn't do for other instrumental soloists. The harmonic and thematic nature of the piece reflects the pinnacle of romantic compositional style...
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