Richard Strauss (1864-1949)

Don Juan

Composed May–September 30, 1888

First Performance: November 11, 1889, in Weimar, conducted by the composer.

Instrumentation: 3 flutes and piccolo, 2 oboes, English horn, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, contrabassoon, 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, timpani, triangle, cymbals, glockenspiel, harp, and strings

Background

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