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Metamorphosen. Study in C minor for 23 solo str. by R. Strauss, comp. 1944–5 during the destruction of the Ger. cultural world in which he had lived. Quotes from funeral march of Beethoven's Eroica Sym. F.p. Zurich 1946 cond. Paul Sacher; f. Eng. p. London, Dec. 1946 (Boyd Neel Orch.).