Thus spake Richard Strauss

United States, 1971

TV show
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Leonard Bernstein narrates and conducts a performance of Richard Strauss’s “Thus spake Zarathustra”, a tone poem, based on the work by the German philosopher, Friedrich Nietzsche. Bernstein discusses the eight sections of the tone poem and shows how their philosophical content is expressed by the musical structure. Features the New York Philharmonic orchestra.

Credits

production company

CBS Telelvision Network

producer

Roger Englander

Duration

00:48:48:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1971

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

010924

Language

English

Subject categories

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Meaning (Philosophy)

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Philosophy

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Music - Instruction and study

Educational & Instructional

Music & Performing Arts → Music - 20th century

Music & Performing Arts → Music - Instruction and study

Music & Performing Arts → Orchestral music

Music & Performing Arts → Symphonic poems

Music & Performing Arts → Symphonies

Performance

Television

Television → Television programs

Television → Television programs → Television programs - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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