Biography of Johann Strauß (Sohn) (1825-1899)

Born in St. Ulrich near Vienna one of three waltz composing sons of Strauß dem Vater
First composition of a waltz (said so). As the father did not want a musician as his son, he took violin lessons secretly
First orchestra of his own at his twentieth birthday.
Fusion of the two family orchestras after the death of his father. His brothers are alternating in conducting while he is composing.
Musical director of the court ball in Vienna.
First operettas influenced by his wife (Jetti Treffz, a singer) and Jacques Offenbach.
Concertour to Boston
Dies in Vienna.

Sheet music for flute:

Vergnügungszug op. 281 (Es-Dur) (Bearbeitung)
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(flute/piccolo, oboe, clarinet in H flat, bassoon, horn)
Rating: easy
  1. Polka schnell
Only parts, looks a bit like handwriting but is readable.

Literature von/über Johann Strauß (Sohn)

Last edit 20.11.2012