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Johann Strauss And Josef Strauss – The Blue Danube -Strauss' Greatest Waltzes. Label: CBS Masterworks – MG 35918.
1 Johann Strauss II - On the Beautiful Blue Danube 4:04 2 Johann Strauss II - Emperor Waltz 4:18 3 Johann Strauss II - Tales from the Vienna Woods 11:36 4 Johann Strauss II - Voices of Spring 4:47 5 Johann Strauss II - Artist's Life 5:17 6 Johann Strauss II - Roses from the South 4:23 7 Johann Strauss II - Vienna. Blood 3:48 8 Johann Strauss II - Wine, Women and Song 4:53 9 Johann Strauss I - Radetzky March 3:11. Johann Strauss Orchestra of Vienna Willi Boskovsky - conductor. Of course, that title originally belonged to Johann Strauss II, the celebrated Viennese composer and innovative bandleader whose waltzes are presented by Boskovsky on this HMV disc.
The Blue Danube" is the common English title of "An der schönen blauen Donau", Op. 314 (German for "By the Beautiful Blue Danube"), a waltz by the Austrian composer Johann Strauss II, composed in 1866. Originally performed on 15 February 1867 at a concert of the Wiener Männergesangsverein (Vienna Men's Choral Association), it has been one of the most consistently popular pieces of music in the classical repertoire
Strauss recalled a poem by Karl Isidor Beck (1817-79). Each stanza ends with the line: ‘By the Danube, beautiful blue Danube’. It gave him the inspiration and the title for his new work – although the Danube could never be described as blue and, at the time the waltz was written, it did not flow through Vienna. To the waltz, the choral society’s poet Josef Weyl added humorous lyrics ridiculing the lost war, the bankrupt city and its politicians: Wiener seid’s froh! Oho! Wieso?
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314 (On the Beautiful Blue Danube), a waltz by Johann Strauss II, composed in 1867. Originally performed 9 February 1867 at a concert of the Wiener Männergesangsverein (Vienna Men's Choral Association), it has been one of the most consistently popular pieces of music in the classical repertoire. The waltz originally had an accompanying song text written by Josef Weyl. Strauss adapted it into a purely orchestral version for the World's Fair in Paris that same year, and it became a great success in this form. The instrumental version is by far the most commonly performed today. An alternate text by Franz von Gernerth, Donau so blau (Danube so blue), is also used on occasion.
|A1||–Johann Strauss*||The Blue Danube Waltz||10:16|
|A2||–Johann Strauss*||The Emperor Waltz||11:50|
|A3||–Johann Strauss*||Vienna Blood Waltz||8:12|
|A4||–Johann Strauss*||Artist's Life||7:57|
|A5||–Johann Strauss*||Voices Of Spring||6:36|
|B1||–Johann Strauss*||Tales From The Vienna Woods||10:58|
|B2||–Johann Strauss*||Thousand And One Nights||9:12|
|B3||–Johann Strauss*||Wine, Women And Song||6:08|
|B4||–Johann Strauss*||Roses From The South||8:43|
- Marketed By – Columbia House
- Conductor – Eugene Ormandy (tracks: C1 to D1), George Szell (tracks: D2, D3), Leonard Bernstein (tracks: A1 to B3)
- Design – Christopher Austopchuk
- Orchestra – The Cleveland Orchestra (tracks: D2, D3), New York Philharmonic* (tracks: A1 to B3), The Philadelphia Orchestra (tracks: C1 to D1)
|35918||Strauss* - Strauss*||Strauss* - Strauss* - The Blue Danube - Strauss Greatest Waltzes (2xLP, Comp)||CBS||35918||US||1981|
|MGT-35918, MGT 35918||Johann Strauss* And Josef Strauss*||Johann Strauss* And Josef Strauss* - The Blue Danube -Strauss' Greatest Waltzes (Cass, Comp, CrO)||CBS Masterworks, CBS Masterworks||MGT-35918, MGT 35918||Canada||1981|
|MG 35918||Johann Strauss* And Josef Strauss*||Johann Strauss* And Josef Strauss* - The Blue Danube -Strauss' Greatest Waltzes (2xLP, Comp)||CBS Masterworks||MG 35918||US||1981|
|MG 35918||Johann Strauss* And Josef Strauss*||Johann Strauss* And Josef Strauss* - The Blue Danube -Strauss' Greatest Waltzes (2xLP, Comp)||CBS Masterworks||MG 35918||Canada||1981|
|M 37058||Johann Strauss* And Josef Strauss*||Johann Strauss* And Josef Strauss* - The Blue Danube -Strauss' Greatest Waltzes (2xLP, Comp)||CBS Masterworks||M 37058||Canada||1981|