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The Best Of Johann Strauss


Release Date: 06/11/1993 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8551114   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Johann Strauss Jr.
Conductor:  Ondrej LenárdJohannes WildnerMartin Sieghart
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bratislava Slovak State Symphony OrchestraKatowice Polish Radio/TV Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
CD not available: This title is currently only available as an MP3 download.  

Works on This Recording

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

Sound Samples

Die Fledermaus: Overture ("The Bat")
Geschichten aus dem Wienerwald (Tales from the Vienna Woods), Op. 325: Geschichten aus dem Wienerwald, Walzer ("Tales from the Vienna Woods"), 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, Walzer, Op. 338 ("Roses from the South")
Tritsch-Tratsch, Op. 214: Tritsch-Tratsch Polka, Op. 214
Kaiser (Emperor), Op. 437: Kaiser Walzer (Emperor Waltz), 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 schnell, Op. 324 ("Thunder and Lightning")

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