Richard Strauss marshals huge orchestral forces in his tone poem depicting the life of an unnamed hero. Andre Previn conducts this historic concert from 1976, the inaugural broadcast of Live From Lincoln Center.
R. STRAUSS (1864–1949)
Ein Heldenleben (A Hero’s Life), Tone Poem for Large Orchestra, Op. 40
1. The Hero — The Hero’s Adversaries — The Hero’s Companion — The Hero’s Deeds of War — The Hero’s Works of Peace — The Hero’s Retirement