Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Radetzky-Marsch, for orchestra, Op. 228
Johann Strauss I 2:59
2 Dorfschwalben Aus Osterreich (Austrian Village Swallows), waltz for orchestra, Op. 164
Josef Strauss 9:24
3 Wiener Bonbons (Vienna Bon-Bons), waltz for orchestra, Op. 307 (RV 307)
Johann Strauss II 9:39
4 Annen-Polka, for orchestra, Op. 117 (RV 117)
Johann Strauss II 3:07
5 Champagner-Polka, musical scherzo for orchestra, Op. 211 (RV 211)
Johann Strauss II 2:48
6 Vergnügungszug (Excursion Train), polka schnell for orchestra, Op. 281 (RV 281)
Johann Strauss II 2:54
7 Unter Donner und Blitz (Thunder and Lightning), polka schnell for orchestra, Op. 324 (RV 324)
Johann Strauss II 3:17
8 Ohne Sorgen (Without Sorrows), polka schnell, for orchestra, Op. 271
Josef Strauss 2:04
9 Frauenherz, polka mazurka for orchestra, Op. 166
Josef Strauss 5:13
10 Tritsch-Tratsch-Polka (Chit-Chat Polka), for orchestra, Op. 214 (RV 214)
Johann Strauss II 2:41
11 Mephistos Höllenrufe (Mephisto's Cries in Hell), waltz for orchestra, Op. 101 (RV 101)
Johann Strauss II 9:53
12 Wo die Zitronen Blüh'n! (Where the Lemons Bloom), waltz for orchestra, Op. 364 (RV 364)
Johann Strauss II 8:43
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Eine Nacht in Venedig (A Night in Venice), operetta (RV 510): 1. Komm in die Gondel
Johann Strauss II 5:26
2 Die Fledermaus (The Bat), overture to the operetta (RV 503-1)
Johann Strauss II 8:17
3 Die Fledermaus (The Bat), operetta (RV 503): So muss allein
Johann Strauss II 1:30
4 Die Fledermaus (The Bat), operetta (RV 503): O je, o je, wie rührt mich dies
Johann Strauss II 2:31
5 Die Fledermaus (The Bat), operetta (RV 503): Csardas-Klänge der Heimat
Johann Strauss II 4:23
6 Du und Du (You and You), waltz for orchestra, Op. 367 (RV 367)
Johann Strauss II 7:37
7 Das Spitzentuch der Königin (The Queen's Lace Handkerchief), overture to the operetta
Johann Strauss II 6:40
8 Lagerlust, polka-mazurka for orchestra, Op. 431
Johann Strauss II 3:23
9 Der Zigeunerbaron (The Gypsy Baron), operetta (RV 511): Einzugsmarsch
Johann Strauss II 2:53
10 Der Zigeunerbaron (The Gypsy Baron), operetta (RV 511): Ja das Schreiben und das Lesen
Johann Strauss II 2:42
11 Schatz-Walzer (Treasure Waltz), for orchestra, Op. 418
Johann Strauss II 7:38
12 Der lustige Krieg (The Merry War), operetta (RV 509): Nur für Natur
Johann Strauss II 3:16
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 An der schönen, blauen Donau (On the Beautiful, Blue Danube), waltz for orchestra (with chorus ad lib), Op. 314 (RV 314)
Johann Strauss II 10:57
2 Wiener Blut (Vienna Blood), waltz for orchestra, Op. 354 (RV 354)
Johann Strauss II 10:16
3 Wein, Weib und Gesang (Wine, Women and Song), waltz for orchestra (with voice ad lib), Op. 333 (RV 333)
Johann Strauss II 5:44
4 Seid umschlungen Millionen (Be United Millions), waltz for orchestra, Op. 443 (RV 443)
Johann Strauss II 10:12
5 Rosen aus dem Süden (Roses from the South), waltz for orchestra, Op. 388 (RV 388)
Johann Strauss II 9:25
6 Neue-Pizzicato-Polka (New Pizzicato Polka), for orchestra, Op. 449 (RV 449)
Johann Strauss II 3:02
7 Morgenblätter (Morning Papers), waltz for orchestra, Op. 279 (RV 279)
Johann Strauss II 11:18
8 Accelerationen, waltz for orchestra, Op. 234 (RV 234)
Johann Strauss II 8:59
CD 4
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Kaiser-Walzer (Emperor Waltz), for orchestra, Op. 437 (RV 437)
Johann Strauss II 11:55
2 Perpetuum Mobile (Perpetual Motion), Ein musikalischer Scherz, for orchestra, Op. 257 (RV 257)
Johann Strauss II 2:57
3 Russicher (Russian March), march for orchestra, Op. 426 (RV 426)
Johann Strauss II 2:27
4 Persischer (Persian March), march for orchestra, Op. 289 (RV 289)
Johann Strauss II 2:21
5 Éljen a Magyar (Hail to Hungary), polka schnell for orchestra, Op. 332 (RV 332)
Johann Strauss II 2:51
6 Frühlingsstimmen (Voices of Spring), waltz for orchestra (with voice ad lib), Op. 410 (RV 410)
Johann Strauss II 7:36
7 Liebes-Lieder (Love Songs), waltz for orchestra, Op. 114 (RV 114)
Johann Strauss II 9:46
8 Leichtes Blut (Light as a Feather), polka schnell for orchestra, Op. 319 (RV 319)
Johann Strauss II 2:48
9 Künstler-Leben (Artists' Life), waltz for orchestra, Op. 316 (RV 316)
Johann Strauss II 10:37
10 Geschichten aus dem Wienerwald (Tales from the Vienna Woods), waltz for orchestra, Op. 325 (RV 325)
Johann Strauss II 12:42
11 Kreuzfidel!, polka for orchestra, Op. 301
Johann Strauss II 3:40

Credits

CD 1

premiered in:
Wien, Austria (1852-07-24) (track 4)
additional conductor:
Carl Michalski (conductor) (tracks 4, 10)
choir vocals:
composer:
Johann Strauss (Austro-German composer, "Walzerkönig", Johann Strauss II, Sohn, Jr., the Younger, the Son) (tracks 5–7, 10–12)
Josef Strauss (track 9)
Johann Strauss (Baptist, Vater, Johann Strauss I, Sr., the Elder, the Father) (1848) (track 1)
Johann Strauss (Austro-German composer, "Walzerkönig", Johann Strauss II, Sohn, Jr., the Younger, the Son) (1852) (track 4)
Josef Strauss (1864) (track 2)
Johann Strauss (Austro-German composer, "Walzerkönig", Johann Strauss II, Sohn, Jr., the Younger, the Son) (1866) (track 3)
Josef Strauss (1869) (track 8)
conductor:
Cesare Cantieri (an Alfred Scholz pseudonym) (track 3)
Peter Falk (conductor) (tracks 1–3, 7, 10)
Joseph Francek (conductor, probably a pseudonym for Alfred Scholz) (tracks 1, 4, 6–7, 10)
Paul Kantschieder (tracks 1, 7)
Alberto Lizzio (conductor, an Alfred Scholz pseudonym) (tracks 3, 7)
Carl Michalski (conductor) (tracks 1, 3–4, 6–7, 10)
Harry Pleva (Conductor) (track 12)
Christian Rainer (track 5)
Alfred Scholz (tracks 3–5, 7)
Frank Shipway (track 5)
Eduard Leopold Strauss (20th century conductor) (tracks 8–9, 11)
Robert Wagner (conductor) (track 12)
dedicated to:
orchestra:
Orchester der Wiener Staatsoper (Vienna State Opera Orchestra) (tracks 2–4, 6–7, 10)
Wiener Volksoper Orchestra (tracks 1–4, 6–7, 10)
Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (track 5)
Stuttgarter Philharmoniker (tracks 8–9, 11)
Wiener Johann Strauss Orchester (tracks 1, 4, 6–7, 10)
performer:
phonographic copyright by:
Mediaphon (NOT for release label use! Mediaphon-Musikproduktion und Verlag GmbH) (1984) (track 7)
premiered at:
Wasserglacis in Wien, Austria (1848-08-31) (track 1)
part of:
Works of Josef Strauss by opus number (number: op. 164) (track 2)
Works of Johann Strauss Sr. by opus number (number: op. 228) (track 1)
Works of Josef Strauss by opus number (number: op. 166) (track 9)
Works of Johann Strauss Jr. by opus number (number: op. 101) (track 11)
Works of Johann Strauss Jr. by opus number (number: op. 117) (track 4)
Works of Josef Strauss by opus number (number: op. 271) (track 8)
Works of Johann Strauss Jr. by opus number (number: op. 211) (track 5)
Works of Johann Strauss Jr. by opus number (number: op. 214) (track 10)
Works of Johann Strauss Jr. by opus number (number: op. 281) (track 6)
Works of Johann Strauss Jr. by opus number (number: op. 307) (track 3)
Works of Johann Strauss Jr. by opus number (number: op. 324) (track 7)
Works of Johann Strauss Jr. by opus number (number: op. 364) (track 12)
arrangements:
Annen-Polka, op. 117 (catch-all for arrangements) (track 4)
Plesový marš (track 1)
Radetzky March (for handbell ensemble) (track 1)
Radetzky March, op. 228 (catch-all for arrangements) (track 1)
Radetzky-Marsch (choir arrangement by Karl Hlinak) (track 1)
Tritsch-Tratsch Polka, op. 214 (catch-all for arrangements) (track 10)
Tritsch–Tratsch Polka, op. 214 (for brass, Richards) (track 10)
Vergnügungszug, op. 281 (arr. Shostakovich) (track 6)
is the basis for:
Radetzky Waltz (track 1)
recording of:
referred to in medleys:

CD 2

additional conductor:
Carl Michalski (conductor) (track 9)
choir vocals:
Württemberg State Opera Chorus (tracks 1, 3, 5, 10)
composer:
Johann Strauss (Austro-German composer, "Walzerkönig", Johann Strauss II, Sohn, Jr., the Younger, the Son) (tracks 1–3, 5–10)
Johann Strauss (Austro-German composer, "Walzerkönig", Johann Strauss II, Sohn, Jr., the Younger, the Son) (1885) (track 11)
conductor:
Peter Falk (conductor) (track 9)
Joseph Francek (conductor, probably a pseudonym for Alfred Scholz) (track 9)
Igor Gogol (conductor, probably a pseudonym for Alfred Scholz) (track 2)
Peter Janos (conductor (Scholz?)) (track 9)
Paul Kantschieder (tracks 6, 11)
Fritz Mareczek (track 12)
Carl Michalski (conductor) (tracks 2, 9)
Harry Pleva (Conductor) (tracks 1, 3–5, 10)
Alfred Scholz (tracks 2, 9)
Eduard Leopold Strauss (20th century conductor) (tracks 7–8)
orchestra:
New Philharmonia Orchestra London (name used on budget releases, not the London Philharmonic, the Philharmonia or the New Philharmonia) (track 2)
National Symphony Orchestra Olsztyn (probably a fake artist by Alfred Scholz) (track 2)
Orchester der Wiener Staatsoper (Vienna State Opera Orchestra) (track 9)
Orchester der Wiener Volksoper (tracks 2, 6, 9, 11)
Orchestra of the Württemberg State Opera (Stuttgart) (tracks 1, 3–5, 10)
Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (track 2)
soprano vocals:
Sỳlvia Geszty (soprano) (tracks 3–5)
Isy Oren (soprano) (tracks 3–4)
tenor vocals:
André de Ridder (tracks 1, 3–5, 10)
Fritz Wunderlich (operatic tenor) (track 12)
part of:
Works of Johann Strauss Jr. by opus number (number: op. 327) (track 9)
Works of Johann Strauss Jr. by opus number (number: op. 367) (track 6)
Works of Johann Strauss Jr. by opus number (number: op. 418) (track 11)
Works of Johann Strauss Jr. by opus number (number: op. 431) (track 8)
arrangements:
Du und Du (for piano, Dohnányi) (track 6)
Schatzwalzer (for piano, Dohnányi) (track 11)
part of:
Die Fledermaus (English version, lyrics by Mandel/Sachs) (track 2)
Die Fledermaus (track 2)
recording of:
Du und du, op. 367 (track 6)
Lagerlust, op. 431 (track 8)

CD 3

premiered in:
Wien, Austria (1867-02-15) (track 1)
additional conductor:
Carl Michalski (conductor) (tracks 1, 7)
choir vocals:
composer:
Johann Strauss (Austro-German composer, "Walzerkönig", Johann Strauss II, Sohn, Jr., the Younger, the Son) (tracks 2–8)
Johann Strauss (Austro-German composer, "Walzerkönig", Johann Strauss II, Sohn, Jr., the Younger, the Son) (1866) (track 1)
conductor:
Cesare Cantieri (an Alfred Scholz pseudonym) (track 8)
Peter Falk (conductor) (tracks 1, 3–5, 8)
Joseph Francek (conductor, probably a pseudonym for Alfred Scholz) (tracks 1, 5)
Paul Kantschieder (tracks 1, 3, 5, 8)
Carl Michalski (conductor) (tracks 1–2, 4, 7)
Harry Pleva (Conductor) (track 6)
Alfred Scholz (tracks 4, 7–8)
Robert Wagner (conductor) (track 6)
orchestra:
Orchester der Wiener Staatsoper (Vienna State Opera Orchestra) (tracks 1–2, 4, 7–8)
Wiener Volksoper Orhestra (tracks 1–5, 7–8)
Strauss-Orchester Wien (probably related to Alfred Scholz; to imitate the Wiener Johann Strauss Orchestra) (tracks 1, 5)
performer:
tenor vocals:
André de Ridder (track 6)
part of:
Works of Johann Strauss Jr. by opus number (number: op. 234) (track 8)
Works of Johann Strauss Jr. by opus number (number: op. 279) (track 7)
Works of Johann Strauss Jr. by opus number (number: op. 314) (track 1)
Works of Johann Strauss Jr. by opus number (number: op. 333) (track 3)
Works of Johann Strauss Jr. by opus number (number: op. 354) (track 2)
Works of Johann Strauss Jr. by opus number (number: op. 388) (track 5)
Works of Johann Strauss Jr. by opus number (number: op. 443) (track 4)
Works of Johann Strauss Jr. by opus number (number: op. 449) (track 6)
arrangements:
An der schönen, blauen Donau, op. 314 (for piano, by Cziffra) (track 1)
Rosen aus dem Süden (for chamber ensemble, Schönberg) (track 5)
is the basis for:
An der schönen blauen Donau (Comedian Harmonists version) (track 1)
Red Danube (track 1)
The Blue Danube (Spike Jones version) (track 1)
later translated versions:
later versions:
River of Light (track 1)
recording of:
Wiener Blut, op. 354 (waltz) (track 2)

CD 4

premiered in:
Berlin, Germany (1889-10-21) (track 1)
additional conductor:
Carl Michalski (conductor) (tracks 1–2, 5–6, 8–9)
choir vocals:
Wiener Sängerknaben (tracks 5, 8)
composer:
Johann Strauss (Austro-German composer, "Walzerkönig", Johann Strauss II, Sohn, Jr., the Younger, the Son) (tracks 3–5, 7–8, 10–11)
Johann Strauss (Austro-German composer, "Walzerkönig", Johann Strauss II, Sohn, Jr., the Younger, the Son) (1861) (track 2)
Johann Strauss (Austro-German composer, "Walzerkönig", Johann Strauss II, Sohn, Jr., the Younger, the Son) (1867) (track 9)
Johann Strauss (Austro-German composer, "Walzerkönig", Johann Strauss II, Sohn, Jr., the Younger, the Son) (1882) (track 6)
Johann Strauss (Austro-German composer, "Walzerkönig", Johann Strauss II, Sohn, Jr., the Younger, the Son) (1889) (track 1)
conductor:
Paul Angerer (track 11)
Cesare Cantieri (an Alfred Scholz pseudonym) (track 10)
Peter Falk (conductor) (tracks 4–6)
Joseph Francek (conductor, probably a pseudonym for Alfred Scholz) (tracks 4–5, 8)
Paul Kantschieder (tracks 2, 5–6, 8)
Carl Michalski (conductor) (tracks 2, 4–8, 10)
Christian Rainer (track 3)
Alfred Scholz (tracks 2, 5, 7–10)
Frank Shipway (track 3)
orchestra:
Orchester der Wiener Staatsoper (Vienna State Opera Orchestra) (tracks 1–2, 4–10)
Orchester der Wiener Volksoper (tracks 2, 4–10)
Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (track 3)
Strauss-Orchester Wien (probably related to Alfred Scholz; to imitate the Wiener Johann Strauss Orchestra) (tracks 5, 8)
Wiener Strauss Orchester (tracks 5, 8)
performer:
Strauss-Orchester Wien (probably related to Alfred Scholz; to imitate the Wiener Johann Strauss Orchestra) (track 4)
part of:
Works of Johann Strauss Jr. by opus number (number: op. 114) (track 7)
Works of Johann Strauss Jr. by opus number (number: op. 257) (track 2)
Works of Johann Strauss Jr. by opus number (number: op. 289) (track 4)
Works of Johann Strauss Jr. by opus number (number: op. 301) (track 11)
Works of Johann Strauss Jr. by opus number (number: op. 316) (track 9)
Works of Johann Strauss Jr. by opus number (number: op. 319) (track 8)
Works of Johann Strauss Jr. by opus number (number: op. 325) (track 10)
Works of Johann Strauss Jr. by opus number (number: op. 332) (track 5)
Works of Johann Strauss Jr. by opus number (number: op. 410) (track 6)
Works of Johann Strauss Jr. by opus number (number: op. 426) (track 3)
Works of Johann Strauss Jr. by opus number (number: op. 437) (track 1)
arrangements:
Frühlingsstimmen, op. 410 (for piano, arr. Alfred Grünfeld) (track 6)
Frühlingsstimmen, op. 410 (catch-all for arrangements) (track 6)
Kaiser-Walzer (for chamber ensemble, Schönberg) (track 1)
Perpetuum Mobile (Comedian Harmonists arrangement) (track 2)
Perpetuum Mobile, op. 257 (for two pianos, Steuermann) (track 2)
Perpetuum Mobile, op. 257 (catch-all for arrangements) (track 2)
Perpetuum mobile (for brass band, Snell) (track 2)
is the basis for:
G’schichten aus dem Wienerwald (vocal version) (track 10)
later translated versions:
later versions:
Voci di Primavera (version with solo voice; “Frühlingsstimmen” in Italian) (track 6)
recording of:
Kreuzfidel, Op. 301 (track 11)

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