Lure of Viennese Waltz Wins Wealth For Composers

From July 24, 1910

LURE OF VIENNESE WALTZ WINS WEALTH FOR COMPOSERS

LURE OF VIENNESE WALTZ WINS WEALTH FOR COMPOSERS: The Vogue of the Music of Lehar, Strauss and Leo Fall Has Made Them Rich (PDF)

An interesting look at the popularity of Viennese waltz in the turn of the last century. As you read, please enjoy Johann Strauss’ 1866 piece An der schönen blauen Donau, known in English as The Blue Danube:

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July 23rd, 2010 at 9:45 am

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