Strauss: Salome’s Dance for Chamber Orchestra


Experience the captivating allure of Richard Strauss’s “Salome’s Dance,” expertly transcribed for chamber orchestra by Michael Drapkin. This masterful arrangement brings the intense drama and exotic sensuality of Strauss’s original composition to a more intimate ensemble, preserving its intricate harmonies and dynamic contrasts. Perfect for smaller orchestras, this transcription offers a unique opportunity to explore one of Strauss’s most evocative works in a chamber setting. Enhance your repertoire with this compelling and beautifully crafted arrangement.

1(picc)121 / 2121 / Timp.Perc / Harp.Celeste / Strings

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Dive into the evocative world of Richard Strauss with this masterful transcription of “Salome’s Dance” for chamber orchestra. Originally part of Strauss’s opera “Salome,” this piece is known for its lush orchestration, dramatic intensity, and exotic themes. Transcribed meticulously to preserve the intricate details and emotional depth of the original, this arrangement brings the power and passion of Strauss’s music to a smaller ensemble. Perfect for concert performances and academic settings, “Salome’s Dance” will captivate audiences and musicians alike with its rich harmonies and compelling rhythms. Explore the sensual and mysterious allure of Strauss’s masterpiece with this exquisite chamber orchestra version.

Strauss: Salome’s Dance


Strauss: Salome’s Dance, transcribed for chamber orchestra by Michael Drapkin. Score rendered by Sibelius/NotePerformer.

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Strauss: Salome’s Dance, transcribed for chamber orchestra by Michael Drapkin. Live performance by the Janacek Philharmonic Ostrava.

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Weight 3 lbs
Dimensions 12 × 13 × 4 in
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