Search Options

Get Download Manager Now
Newsletter Archive
Find Us in Facebook
Follow Us on Twitter


ClassicsOnline Home » STRAUSS II, J.: Paraphrases and Piano Transcriptions, Vol. 1 (1930-1954)

STRAUSS II, J.: Paraphrases and Piano Transcriptions, Vol. 1 (1930-1954)

Period(s) 20th CenturyRomantic
Genre Classical Music
Category Chamber MusicInstrumental
Catalogue 8.111226
Label Naxos Historical
Quality   320kbps
  Booklet / liner notes available
 This album is not available in your country due to licensing restrictions or copyright laws that provide or may provide for terms of protection for sound recordings that differ from the rest of the world.

The undisputed master of Viennese dance forms, “those irresistible waltzes that first catch the ear, and then curl round the heart, until suddenly they invade the legs”, Johann Strauss II became the most popular musician of his generation. His publishers printed countless copies of his sheet music, making it possible for anyone who had access to a piano to play his compositions at social gatherings or simply for enjoyment at home. Concert pianists in the late nineteenth century and throughout the twentieth century added to Strauss’s popularity by creating paraphrases and transcriptions of many of his works. The examples gathered together on this disc include solo piano performances, as



Work/Track Title Time
STRAUSS II, J.: Paraphrases and Piano Transcriptions, Vol. 1 (1930-1954) 1:18:32   
  Der Zigeunerbaron: Schatz-Walzer (Treasure Waltz), Op. 418 (arr. E. Dohnanyi for piano) 4:29       
  Annen-Polka, Op. 117 (arr. M. Rawicz and W. Landauer for piano duet) 3:15       
  Concert Arabesques on Themes of J. Strauss II's Waltz On the Beautiful Blue Danube 7:27       
  Soiree de Vienne - Concert Paraphrase from Strauss' Waltzes from Die Fledermaus and others, Op. 56 5:35       
  Valse Caprice No. 2 d'apres J. Strauss II (Man lebt nur einmal, Op. 167) 6:03       
  Concert Paraphrase on J. Strauss's Artists' Life 7:11       
  3 Polkas after Strauss, Op. 9: No. 2. Pizzicato Polka 3:25       
  Improvisation on J. Strauss's Tales from the Vienna Woods (Geschichten aus dem Wienerwald, Op. 325) 5:47       
  Kaiser-Walzer, Op. 437 (arr. L. Pennario for piano) 7:32       
  Concert Paraphrase on J. Strauss's Die Fledermaus Waltzes 4:42       
  Tausend und eine Nacht (Thousand and One Nights), Op. 346 (arr. S. Niedzielski) 4:14       
  Voices of Spring Concert Paraphrase (Fruhlingsstimmen, Walzer, Op. 410) 5:49       
  Die Fledermaus Waltzes, Op. 56 6:13       
  Waltz-Fantasy on Themes of Johann Strauss II 6:50       
Total Selected Album Items ( 0 )        Sub-Total Amount ( 0 )


Affiliates  |  Classical Points  |  Press Room  |  About Us  |  Contact Us  |  Terms of Use  |  Privacy Policy

ClassicsOnline Newsletter Archive

Monthly Features on ClassicsOnline

Why choose ClassicsOnline?
ClassicsOnline is your source for classical music new releases, rare catalog, historical recordings and exclusive bargains. Our vast classical music catalog has over 1 Million tracks from more than 50,000 albums available in DRM-free MP3 (320kbps) and FLAC (lossless format). More than 500 new albums are added each month, all of which are carefully indexed, and searchable by Composer, Artist, Work and Label. Membership is free, and registration includes 5 free tracks for download. Get a free track every week and gain access to exclusive classical deals when you subscribe to our newsletter. ClassicsOnline was honored in 2010 as the Best Classical Download Site by the MIDEM Classical Awards Jury.

Some titles may not be available in all countries because of possible copyright or licensing restrictions.

Copyright © 2015 Naxos Digital Services Ltd. All rights reserved. – Your Classical Music Download Source
12:57:12 PM Wednesday, April 22, 2015  -207-
This site is now closed, but it has been replaced with our exciting new service ClassicsOnline HD•LL.   x
Continue to buy your downloads at our new store, which now offers all content in lossless CD quality  
formats, in addition to MP3, and thousands of high-definition titles. To learn more, click here.  
Note that previously registered customers may still login to view their accounts until further notice.