Egyptischer Marsch

Johann Strauss II

Egyptischer Marsch

Op. 335

About this work...

This wonderfully energetic piece was written in 1869 to celebrate the future opening of the Suez Canal, and was premiered in a summer concert by the composer's popular traveling orchestra in Pavlovsk, Russia, outside St. Petersburg, and then the location of Tsar Paul I's country residence. It was first played in Vienna... read more