Wein, Weib, Gesang

Johann Strauss II

Wein, Weib, Gesang

Op. 333 • “Wine, Woman and Song”

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