'Hop Notes': Savor Oktoberfest, tasty German beer and the music of Richard Strauss

Scott Blankenship hosts the Oktoberfest episode of 'Hop Notes.'Seiji Cataldo/MPR

September 19, 2019

Two of Germany's best exports are music and beer. Explore both for Oktoberfest in this episode of Hop Notes, with Yoerg Brewing Co. in St. Paul, Minn., and works by Mozart and Richard Strauss.


This episode of Hop Notes includes excerpts from the following works:

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Idomeneo Overture
Orchestra of the San Carlo Theatre, Naples, conducted by Marco Guidarini

Oboe Quartet
Salzburg Soloists

Piano Sonata No. 4
Siegfried Mauser

Richard Strauss: Also Sprach Zarathustra
Seattle Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Gerard Schwarz

Der Rosenkavalier
Philharmonia Orchestra, conducted by Herbert Von Karajan

Courtesy of Naxos of America, Inc.