You can never have enough Strauss Waltzes. Here are some great arrangements sent to me by Dr.Sissons. I sincerely do not think I can improve on these – please enjoy and plan to add at least 2 your your repertoire.
- Artist’s Life
- Morning Papers
- Roses from the South
- Tales from the Vienna Woods (Level 3)
- The Blue Danube (Level 3)
- Wiener Blut
- Wine, Women and Song (Level 3 Key of Eb)
- Die Fledermaus NEW
- The Blue Danube NEW
Johann Strauss II (October 25, 1825 – June 3, 1899), also known as Johann Strauss, Jr., the Younger, the Son (German: Sohn), Johann Baptist Strauss, was an Austrian composer of light music, particularly dance music and operettas. He composed over 500 waltzes, polkas, quadrilles, and other types of dance music, as well as several operettas and a ballet. In his lifetime, he was known as “The Waltz King”, and was largely then responsible for the popularity of the waltz in Vienna during the 19th century.
Strauss’ father and two younger brothers, Josef and Eduard Strauss, were all composers of light music as well, although they were never as well known as Strauss II.
Some of Johann Strauss’ most famous works include “The Blue Danube”, “Kaiser-Walzer”, “Tales from the Vienna Woods”, and the “Tritsch-Tratsch-Polka”. Among his operettas, Die Fledermaus and Der Zigeunerbaron are the best known.