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Also Sprach Zarathustra - intro theme Strauss-Richard Help Opus Details
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This German title means "Thus spoke Zarathustra". Richard Strauss based this tone poem on a book by Nietzsche, which philosophizes about a superman, and about human power and energy. The first few bars are often described as the 'sunrise' opening. This stunning opening theme has been popular with film-makers, and was featured in the hit film "2001 - a Space Odysey", by Stanley Kubrik.
Category: Tone Poem Orchestra Featuring French Horn Romantic Period
Time Signature 4 /4 Key Signature   C Major also featuring Timpani Play MP3 using player below.

1    Also Sprach Zarathustra - intro theme
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