Auf der Jagd

Johann Strauss II

Auf der Jagd

Op. 373 • “At the Hunt”

About this work...

Auf der Jagd (Off to the Hunt) is one of those Johann Strauss Jr. pieces that, once extracted from an operetta, has gained a life of its own. The schnellpolka comes from the 1875 operetta Cagliostro in Wien, a work which yielded five other dances as well as this one. The operetta revolves around the swindles of Caglios... read more