Ein Heldenleben

60" x 54"
Oil on Canvas
Private Collection
Ein Heldenleben was completed by R. Strauss in 1898. The piece is said to depict a hero fighting his enemies. "A Hero’s Life" is a through-composed, circa fifty-minute work, performed without pauses, except for a dramatic grand pause at the end of the first movement.
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With Permission:  2013 Toronto Symphony Orchestra, Recorded live in Roy Thompson Hall, December 4 & 6, 2008