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Richard Strauss

Editor's Note: Richard Strauss' "Dreaming by the Fireside"  ("Träumerei am Kamin") is one of the four orchestral interludes that the composer wrote for his 1924 opera, Intermezzo. Strauss himself wrote the libretto for this two-act drama, basing it on incidents in his marriage to his wife Pauline. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dC1wmDGDK1o