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The Best Of Johann Strauss Ii


Release Date: 02/15/1994 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8556664   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Johann Strauss Jr.
Conductor:  Ondrej LenárdMartin SieghartJohannes Wildner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony OrchestraPolish State Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 15 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
An der schönen, blauen Donau, Op. 314 by Johann Strauss Jr.
Conductor:  Ondrej Lenárd
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 9 Minutes 24 Secs. 
2.
Geschichten aus dem Wienerwald, Op. 325 by Johann Strauss Jr.
Conductor:  Ondrej Lenárd
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 11 Minutes 56 Secs. 
3.
Die Fledermaus: Overture by Johann Strauss Jr.
Conductor:  Martin Sieghart
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 8 Minutes 26 Secs. 
4.
Tritsch-Tratsch-Polka, Op. 214 by Johann Strauss Jr.
Conductor:  Ondrej Lenárd
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1858; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 2 Minutes 45 Secs. 
5.
Kaiser-Walzer, Op. 437 by Johann Strauss Jr.
Conductor:  Ondrej Lenárd
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1889; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 11 Minutes 13 Secs. 
6.
Annen-Polka, Op. 117 by Johann Strauss Jr.
Conductor:  Johannes Wildner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Polish State Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1852; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 4 Minutes 26 Secs. 
7.
Wiener Blut, Op. 354 by Johann Strauss Jr.
Conductor:  Ondrej Lenárd
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 8 Minutes 26 Secs. 
8.
Das Spitzentuch der Königin: Rosen aus dem Süden Waltzes, Op. 388 by Johann Strauss Jr.
Conductor:  Ondrej Lenárd
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 8 Minutes 22 Secs. 
9.
Perpetuum mobile, Op. 257 "Musikalischer Scherz" by Johann Strauss Jr.
Conductor:  Ondrej Lenárd
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1862; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 5 Secs. 
10.
Unter Donner und Blitz, Op. 324 by Johann Strauss Jr.
Conductor:  Ondrej Lenárd
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 19 Secs. 
11.
Pizzicato Polka by Johann Strauss Jr.
Conductor:  Ondrej Lenárd
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1870; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 2 Minutes 30 Secs. 
Notes: This work was written in collaboration with Josef Strauss (1827 - 1870). 

Sound Samples

Fledermaus, Op. 363: The Fledermaus: Overture
Geschichten aus dem Wienerwald (Tales from the Vienna Woods), Op. 325: Geschichten aus dem Wienerwald: Waltz, Op. 325
Annen Polka, Op. 117: Annen-Polka, Op. 117
Wiener Blut: Overture: Wiener Blut (Vienna Blood), Op. 354
Pizzicato: -Polka
Rosen aus dem Suden, Op. 388: Rosen aus dem Suden: Waltz, Op. 388
Tritsch-Tratsch, Op. 214: Tritsch-Tratsch Polka, Op. 214
Kaiser (Emperor), Op. 437: Kaiser-Walzer, Op. 437
Perpetuum mobile, Op. 257, "Musikalischer Scherz" (Musical Joke)
An der schonen, blauen Donau (The Beautiful Blue Danube), Op. 314
Unter Donner und Blitz (Thunder and Lightning), Op. 324: Unter Donner und Blitz: Polka, Op. 324

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