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Mozart's Attic Sunday May 23rd at 6:00 p.m.

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Richard Strauss

It was in 1896 that Richard Strauss tried to express Friedrich Nietzsche’s philosophies through music.

72 years later, Stanley Kubrick chose Also Sprach Zarathustra as the introductory theme for his science-fiction movie 2001: A Space Odyssey, and Strauss’s music was suddenly all over the world.

We’ll go light on the Nietzsche as we see what Zarathustra has to say this Sunday.