Small_esm-logo-383 Strauss: Ein Heldenleben, Rehearsal 10

Orchestral Excerpts | Peter Kurau, French Horn
Bt_movie_not_in_use Rehearsal 10. Working up from slower tempo, softer dynamic 00h:00m:32s
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Professor W. Peter Kurau discusses the first horn part from Richard Strauss’ Ein Heldenleben.

Composers:
Richard Strauss

Works:
HELDENLEBEN, OP. 40; EIN

Instruments:
French Horn

Sheet Music



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Peter Kurau
French Horn

W. Peter Kurau was appointed Principal Horn of the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra in 2004. He had previously served as Assistant Principal Horn (1983-1995) and Acting Assistant Principal Horn (2002-2004). He also serves as Professor of Horn at the Eastman School of Music. A prizewinner in the Heldenleben International Horn Competition (1977) and a recipient of an I.T.T. International Fellowship for study in the United Kingdom (1974-75), he also served as an Artistic Ambassador for the United States Information Agency, presenting concerts and classes with esteemed colleague Joseph Werner in Serbia-Montenegro, Kazakstan, Syria, and Macedonia (1997). Active also as a soloist, chamber musician, and clinician, Mr. Kurau has appeared at numerous professional symposia, as well as at leading universities in the U.S., Europe, and Asia. His festival activities include appearances at the Chautauqua Music Festival, Bravo! Colorado, Grand Teton Festival, Skaneateles Festival, Texas Music Festival and the International Festival Institute at Round Top (TX), among others.