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Historische Neujahrskonzerte / Clemens Krauss, Vienna PO


Release Date: 04/20/1999 
Label:  Preiser Records   Catalog #: 90336   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Johann Strauss Jr.Josef StraussJohann Strauss Sr.
Conductor:  Clemens Krauss
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Mono 
Length: 2 Hours 32 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

The Vienna Philharmonic's New Year's Concerts, with music by Johann and Josef Strauss, were begun by Clemens Krauss. During the darkest days of World War II, they forged a bond between the orchestra and its audiences, with the worries of everyday life forgotten, thanks to the charm and power of the music. When Austria's secret national anthem, The Blue Danube Waltz , was played as an encore, the introduction was interrupted by demonstrative applause, and each time Krauss had to begin anew. The music of Johann Strauss, as played by this born conductor of the perfectly gauged upbeat, was always dance music and yet symphonic music too, stirring and with all but imperceptible, delicate caesuras or rhythmic nuances and inimitable nobility. For Read more your customer who knows enough to know how a Strauss waltz should sound, or really wants to hear how it should sound, this is the album for them. These performances are beyond delightful and in remarkably good mono sound. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Die Fledermaus: Overture by Johann Strauss Jr.
Conductor:  Clemens Krauss
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Vienna, Austria 
2.
Frühlingsstimmen, Op. 410 by Johann Strauss Jr.
Conductor:  Clemens Krauss
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: by 1883; Vienna, Austria 
3.
Mein Lebenslauf ist Lieb und Lust, Op. 263 by Josef Strauss
Conductor:  Clemens Krauss
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1869; Vienna, Austria 
4.
Die Libelle, Op. 204 by Josef Strauss
Conductor:  Clemens Krauss
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867; Vienna, Austria 
5.
Jokey-Polka, Op. 278 by Josef Strauss
Conductor:  Clemens Krauss
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1870; Vienna, Austria 
6.
Geschichten aus dem Wienerwald, Op. 325 by Johann Strauss Jr.
Conductor:  Clemens Krauss
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; Vienna, Austria 
7.
Im Krapfenwaldl, Op. 336 by Johann Strauss Jr.
Conductor:  Clemens Krauss
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1870; Vienna, Austria 
8.
Eljen a Magyar, Op. 332 by Johann Strauss Jr.
Conductor:  Clemens Krauss
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1869; Vienna, Austria 
9.
Egyptischer Marsch, Op. 335 by Johann Strauss Jr.
Conductor:  Clemens Krauss
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1870; Vienna, Austria 
10.
Moulinet, Op. 57 by Josef Strauss
Conductor:  Clemens Krauss
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1858; Vienna, Austria 
11.
An der schönen, blauen Donau, Op. 314 by Johann Strauss Jr.
Conductor:  Clemens Krauss
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867; Vienna, Austria 
12.
Der Zigeunerbaron: Overture by Johann Strauss Jr.
Conductor:  Clemens Krauss
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1885; Vienna, Austria 
13.
Stadt und Land, Op. 322 by Johann Strauss Jr.
Conductor:  Clemens Krauss
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; Vienna, Austria 
14.
Cagliostro in Wien: Auf der Jagd Polka, Op. 373 by Johann Strauss Jr.
Conductor:  Clemens Krauss
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875; Vienna, Austria 
15.
Csárdás by Johann Strauss Jr.
Conductor:  Clemens Krauss
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: Vienna, Austria 
16.
Perpetuum mobile, Op. 257 "Musikalischer Scherz" by Johann Strauss Jr.
Conductor:  Clemens Krauss
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1862; Vienna, Austria 
17.
Auf Ferienreisen, Op. 133 by Josef Strauss
Conductor:  Clemens Krauss
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1863; Vienna, Austria 
18.
Bei uns z'Haus, Op. 361 by Johann Strauss Jr.
Conductor:  Clemens Krauss
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874 
19.
Annen-Polka, Op. 117 by Johann Strauss Jr.
Conductor:  Clemens Krauss
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1852; Vienna, Austria 
20.
Sphären-Klänge, Op. 235 by Josef Strauss
Conductor:  Clemens Krauss
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; Vienna, Austria 
21.
Radetzky March, Op. 228 by Johann Strauss Sr.
Conductor:  Clemens Krauss
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1848; Vienna, Austria 
22.
Dorfschwalben aus Österreich, Op. 164 by Josef Strauss
Conductor:  Clemens Krauss
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1865; Vienna, Austria 
23.
Morgenblätter, Op. 279 by Johann Strauss Jr.
Conductor:  Clemens Krauss
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1864; Vienna, Austria 
24.
Vergnügungszug Polka, Op. 281 by Johann Strauss Jr.
Conductor:  Clemens Krauss
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1864; Vienna, Austria 
25.
Plappermäulchen, Op. 245 by Josef Strauss
Conductor:  Clemens Krauss
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; Vienna, Austria 
26.
Künstlerleben, Op. 316 by Johann Strauss Jr.
Conductor:  Clemens Krauss
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867; Vienna, Austria 
27.
Pizzicato Polka by Johann Strauss Jr.
Conductor:  Clemens Krauss
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1870; Vienna, Austria 
Notes: This work was written in collaboration with Josef Strauss (1827 - 1870). 

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