Die Liebe der Danae, Op. 83 (1940) By Leon Botstein Written for the concert Richard Strauss, Die Liebe der Danae, Op. 83 (1940), performed on Jan 16, 2000 at Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center. When efforts are made to revive a major work that failed to gain acceptance at the time of its creation,…

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The Cheerful Mythology By David Murray Written for the concert Richard Strauss, Die Liebe der Danae, Op. 83 (1940), performed on Jan 16, 2000 at Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center. Strauss was 74 when he began composing Die Liebe der Danae, his fourteenth opera. When he completed it two years later, in 1940, Germany…

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