Leichtes Blut

Johann Strauss II

Leichtes Blut

Op. 319 • “Light as a Feather”

About this work...

Strauss' Leichtes Blut, Op. 319, is a Schnell-Polka, which was influenced by the galop, a rapid, simple dance in 2/4 meter. The title is difficult to translate, for it suggests an easy-going, light-hearted personality, not simply "thin blood." Leichtes Blut was published in Vienna by Carl Anton Spina (1827 - 1906) in 1... read more