This is the first of two day schools examining two very different views of music.  Johann Strauss, the Viennese king of the waltz and his influence not only on a dance craze but on the orchestral soundscape; and Richard Strauss the Bavarian revolutionary composer who shocked the musical world first with his atonal operas and then with an opera full of waltzes!   We start today with Richard Strauss.  The second workshop on Johann Strauss, with be on Saturday 10th February 2024,