richard strauss

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Our Home World

Earth Day 2021

For Satanists, our carnal religion celebrates every day as Earth Day. We cherish and protect our wondrous home world, with all of its beauties and terrors, and invite you to do the same. If possible, go out of doors and partake of the splendors of Nature—of which you are a vibrant participant! Some musical suggestions to enhance this day: Beethoven’s “Pastorale” Symphony No. 6 presents this brilliant composer’s reactions to Nature—and the first movement’s repetitive use of motivic material is perhaps a precursor to minimalism! Icelandic composer Jon Leifs conjured the sound of a local volcanic eruption in Hekla, which […]

Vox Satanae: The Modern Period - Part III

Vox Satanae – Episode 496: The Modern Period – Part III – Week of November 16, 2020

Vox Satanae – Episode 496 – 171 Minutes – Week of November 16, 2020 The Modern Period – Part III This week we hear works by Richard Strauss, Anton Webern, Erwin Schulhoff, Akira Ifukube, Bruno Maderna, Christopher Rouse, Thea Musgrave, John Adams, Frano Parać, Carl Vine, and Rufus Wainwright. Stream Vox Satanae Episode 496. Download Vox Satanae Episode 496.

Vox Satanae: House of Atreus

Vox Satanae – Episode 482 – Week of July 27, 2020: The House of Atreus

Vox Satanae – Episode 482 – 125 Minutes – Week of July 27, 2020 The House of Atreus This week we hear works by Hector Berlioz, Vittorio Gnecchi, Louis Andriessen, Mikis Theodorakis, Richard Strauss, Christoph Willibald von Gluck, and Sergei Taneyev. Stream Vox Satanae Episode 482. Download Vox Satanae Episode 482.

Vox Satanae

Vox Satanae: Episode 431 — Musical Humor

Vox Satanae – Episode 431 – 666 Minutes – Week of April 1, 2019 This week we hear works by Franz Joseph Haydn, P.D.Q. Bach, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Richard Wagner, Camille Saint-Saëns, Gustav Holst, Richard Strauss, and Dmitri Kabalevsky. Stream Episode 431 Download Episode 431

Vox Satanae


Vox Satanae turns 10 today! Episode 001 – The Week of February 9, 2009 In commemoration of the 10th anniversary of Vox Satanae, we hear how it all began with works by Thomas Tallis, Claudio Monteverdi, Antonio Vivaldi, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Giuseppe Verdi, Giacomo Puccini, Richard Strauss, Jerry Goldsmith, and Philip Glass. Stream Episode #1 Encore. Download Episode #1 Encore.

Church of Satan Sigil of Baphomet

Vox Satanae – Episode 400  In this two-part episode Magister Gene is joined by co-host High Priest Peter H. Gilmore. We hear works by Richard Strauss, Béla Bartók, Anton Bruckner, Gustav Mahler, Bernard Herrmann, and Aaron Copland with performances by Christine Goerke, Elza van den Heever, Michaela Schuster, Jay Hunter Morris, The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus, Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Michelle de Young, Matthias Goerne, The Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Jaap van Zweden, The Berlin Philharmonic, Sir Simon Rattle, The Seattle Symphony, Thomas Dausgaard, The Berlin Symphony Orchestra, Isaiah Jackson, The Detroit Symphony Orchestra, and Leonard Slatkin. VOX SATANAE – EPISODE #400 […]

Church of Satan Sigil of Baphomet

Vox Satanae – Episode 388  This week we hear works by Sir John Tavener, John Taverner, Antonio Vivaldi, Grzegorz Gorczycki, Robert Schumann, Sir Edward Elgar, Ralph Vaughan Williams, Alexander Scriabin, and Richard Strauss with performances by Martin Baker, The Westminster Abbey Choir, Martin Neary, The Tallis Scholars, Peter Phillips, I Musici, Roberto Michelucci, Alice Coote, Julius Drake, The Smithsonian Chamber Players, Kenneth Slowik, Aldona Bartnik, Agnieszka Ryman, Matthew Venner, Maciej Gocman, Tomáš Král, Jaromír Nosek, The Wrocław Baroque Ensemble, Andrzrej Kosendiak, The London Philharmonic Orchestra, Vernon Handley, L’Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, Matthias Pintscher, The Chicago Symphony Orchestra, and Fritz […]