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STRAUSS I, J.: Edition - Vol. 10

Composer(s):Strauss I, Johann
Artist(s) Marzendorfer, Ernst, Conductor • Slovak Sinfonietta, Zilina
Period(s) Romantic
Genre Classical Music
Category Orchestral
Catalogue 8.225286
Label Marco Polo
Quality   320kbps
Album Price
USD 9.99


In a career that spanned a period from the 1820s until his death in 1849, the older Johann Strauss established an unrivalled position for himself among composers and performers of dance music in Vienna. His own achievements were continued by his three sons, ensuring the name of Strauss was inextricably identified with the musical pleasures of nineteenth-century Vienna. The works featured on this recording date from the 1830s, when Strauss was pre-eminent in the ballrooms of Biedermeier Vienna. Among the musical delights of this tenth volume are the popular Coronation Waltz, described by a local critic as ‘radiating pure electricity... without a drop of heavy Rhine wine’, Home Country Sounds with its fine horn solo sounding out like a sad call from afar to the beloved




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