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Richard Strauss audiocassette

 Collection — cassette: 1
Identifier: MSS 7622

Scope and Contents

Cassette tape with music conducted by Richard Strauss.


  • undated


Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Richard Strauss audiocassette must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Richard Strauss (1864-1949) was a German composer.

Richard Strauss was born June 11, 1864 in Munich, Germany. He was a renowned German composer of the late romantic era and early modern era. As a child, Strauss received his musical education from his father, Franz Strauss and wrote his first piece of music age six. Later in his youth, Strauss received private instruction in music theory and orchestration from the assistant conductor of the Munich Court Orchestra. In 1882, he attended Munich University where he studied Philosophy and Art History, however, he left his studies after approximately a year and later gained a position as assistant conductor to Hans von Bulow. Throughout his lifetime, Strauss delved fully into the musical world experimenting through tone poems, opera, solo work, chamber work and various other aspects. He married Pauline de Ahna on September 10, 1894. Richard Strauss wrote his last work in 1948 and died on September 8, 1949 in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany.


1 sound cassette : analog

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The collection has been kept in its original order.

Custodial History

Donated by an unknown source in 1989.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; unknown; 1989.


This collection provides insight into the life of a German composer. Collected in Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy 5.VII, August 2007).

Processing Information

Processed; Kiren Dulai, student processor, and John Murphy, curator; 2010.

Register of Richard Strauss audiocassette
Kiren Dulai and Rose Frank (18 April 2011)
2010 June 30
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Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States