Johann Strauss II


Op. 316 • “Artist's Life”

About this work...

Vienna, the waltz, and the Strauss family are inseparable entities. The waltzes of Johann Strauss II (1804-1849) evoked the air of the Viennese countryside, beer gardens, and Heurigen. Those of his eldest son, Johann III, at first had the same rhythmic vitality and brief melodies. After 1860, however, this would change... read more