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Title: The Complete Orchestral Edition
Otros títulos: La Edición Completa Orquestal
Intérprete/ Colaborador: Johann Strauss;; Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra, Koŝice; Alfred Walter
Código CDU: Sr-Jr.02
Forma Musical: Orchestral music
Abstract: Johann Strauss, Jr. is the first truly well-known composer in those classical genres particular to his hometown, the Viennese waltz and Viennese operetta. The Blue Danube Waltz is not only the most popular of his works in the former category, but is among the most widely played and arranged pieces of its time, known to the most casual listener today from many radio, film and television uses of it. Johann Strauss, Jr. was born in Vienna on October 25, 1825. He showed remarkable skills early in his childhood, despite his father's opposition to any career in music for any of his three sons. Johann, Sr. wanted him to become a banker, but the younger Strauss had his own ideas, taking violin lessons in secret from a player in his father's band. When Strauss was 17 his father left the family, thus allowing him to begin serious study without encumbrance. His mother, a good amateur violinist who had always encouraged him, remained supportive. Strauss now studied theory with Joseph Drechsler ...


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1. Wooers of Favour, Waltz Op. 4 (Gunstwerber).wav 7:18 73.68Mb WAV audio wav
2. Heart's Content, Polka Op. 3 (Herzenslust).wav 1:47 17.92Mb WAV audio wav
3. Wings of the ... 125 (Phönix-Schwingen).wav 7:08 71.94Mb WAV audio wav
4. Debut Quadrille Op. 2 (Debut-Quadrille).wav 5:50 58.88Mb WAV audio wav
5. 'The Ten' Polka Op. 121 (Zahner-Polka).wav 2:41 27.07Mb WAV audio wav
6. Nodal Figures, Waltz Op. 251 (Klangfiguren).wav 7:58 80.38Mb WAV audio wav
7. Procession o ... 240 (Maskenzug-Polka).wav 2:25 24.43Mb WAV audio wav
8. Nocturnal Qu ... 0 (Nocturne-Quadrille9.wav 4:42 47.44Mb WAV audio wav
9. Enjoy Your L ... reuet euch des Lebens).wav 8:41 87.62Mb WAV audio wav
10. Fledermaus ... 362 (Fledermaus-Polka9.wav 4:05 41.24Mb WAV audio wav
11. At Home, Waltz Op. 361 (Bei uns z'Haus).wav 8:59 90.74Mb WAV audio wav
12. Violet, Maz ... mes Op. 256 (Veilchen).wav 3:13 32.55Mb WAV audio wav

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