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Re: Richard Strauss
• Posted by: Onlyconnect   <Send E-Mail>
• Date: Sunday, March 20, 2011, at 4:53 a.m.
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• In Response to: Richard Strauss (christian)
• Now Playing: A.I. - Der Rosenkavalier

> Richard Strauss wrote an oppera called The rose knight and John Williams
> used a track for the rouge city scene. Does anybody know the name of the
> track ?
> I think John Williams was also inspired by the music of Richard Robbins.
> thanks.

In the movie there is a quote from a waltz from "Rosenkavalier": "Ohne mich, ohne mich jeder Tag Dir zu bang ..." ("Without me, every day a misery ...") that features in the 2nd act (sung by Baron Ochs). On my recording, it is track 8 - "Wird kommen über Nacht" ("It'll happen overnight"). The waltz then reappears severeal times in the opera.
In the movie, the melody is quoted after Adrian Grenier's "Get in" - crossing the bridge - "Say aaaah" - until entering the bridge's "mouth" (ca. 25 seconds). The quote does not appear in the "Rouge City"-track on the commercial release.
Hope this helps.

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