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Author Strauss, Johann, 1825-1899.

Title Champagne and laughter : the music of Johann Strauss II.

Published [England] : EMI Clasics, [2007]


Location Call No. Status
Uniform title Works. Selections
Physical description 1 online resource (78 minutes).
Series Classics for pleasure.
Classics for pleasure.
Notes Orchestral music, including waltzes and polkas, and opera excerpts.
Works previously released 1959-2000 on compact disc and other formats.
Contents Champagne polka -- On the beautiful blue Danube -- Nuns' chorus from Casanova / arr. Ralph Benatzky -- Emperor waltz -- Mein Herr Marquis (Laughing song) from Die Fledermaus -- Brüderlein, Brüderlein und Schwesterlein from Die Fledermaus -- Leichtes Blut -- Treasure waltz -- Ach, wie so herrlich zu schau'n (Lagoon waltz) from A night in Venice -- Grüss dich Gott, du liebes Nesterl from Vienna blood / arr. Adolf Müller II -- Live, love and laugh : waltz, op. 263 / by Joseph Strauss -- Annen polka : op. 117 -- Wer uns getraut? from The gypsy baron -- Radetzky march : op. 228 / by Johann Strauss I -- Tritsch-tratsch polka : op. 214 -- Perpetuum mobile : musical joke, op. 257 -- Thunder and lightning : polka, op. 324.
Performers Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Renate Holm, Anneliese Rothenberger, Grace Bumbry, sopranos ; Brigitte Fassbaender, mezzo-soprano ; Nicolai Gedda, Fritz Wunderlich, tenors ; Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, baritone ; Walter Berry, bass ; Hallé Orchestra ; Sir John Barbirolli, conductor ; Philharmonia Orchestra & Chorus ; Otto Ackermann, conductor ; Philharmonia Promenade Orchestra ; Henry Krips, conductor ; Chorus of the Vienna State Opera at the Volksoper ; Vienna Symphony Orchestra ; Willi Boskovsky, conductor ; London Philharmonic Orchestra ; Theodor Guschlbauer, conductor ; Vienna Johann Strauss Orchestra ; Willi Boskovsky, conductor ; Berlin Symphony Orchestra ; Fried Walter ; Graunke Symphonly Orchestra ; Willy Mattes, conductor ; Chorus and Orchestra of the Bavarian State Opera, Munich ; Franz Allers, conductor.
Language notes Sung in German.
Other author Ackermann, Otto, 1909-1960, conductor.
Allers, Franz, conductor.
Barbirolli, John, 1899-1970, conductor.
Berry, Walter, singer.
Boskovsky, Willi, conductor.
Bumbry, Grace, 1937- singer.
Fassbaender, Brigitte, singer.
Fischer-Dieskau, Dietrich, 1925-2012, singer.
Gedda, Nicolai, singer.
Guschlbauer, Theodor, conductor.
Holm, Renate, singer.
Krips, Henry, 1912-1987, conductor.
Mattes, Willy, 1916-2002, conductor.
Müller, Adolf, 1801-1886, arranger of music.
Rothenberger, Anneliese, singer.
Schwarzkopf, Elisabeth, singer.
Walter, Fried, conductor.
Wunderlich, Fritz, 1930-1966, singer.
Benatzky, Ralph, 1884-1957. Casanova. O Madonna, auf uns sieh.
Strauss, Johann, 1804-1849. Radetzky-Marsch.
Strauss, Johann, 1825-1899. Fledermaus. Selections.
Strauss, Johann, 1825-1899. Perpetuum mobile.
Strauss, Johann, 1825-1899. Polkas, orchestra. Selections.
Strauss, Johann, 1825-1899. Waltzes, orchestra. Selections.
Strauss, Josef, 1827-1870. Mein Lebenslauf ist Lieb' und Lust.
Bayerische Staatsoper München. Chor, performer.
Bayerische Staatsoper München. Orchester, performer.
Berliner Sinfonie-Orchester, performer.
Hallé Orchestra, performer.
London Philharmonic Orchestra, performer.
Philharmonia Chorus (London, England), performer.
Philharmonia Orchestra (London, England), performer.
Philharmonic Promenade Orchestra, performer.
Symphonie-Orchester Graunke, performer.
Wiener Johann Strauss-Orchester, performer.
Wiener Symphoniker, performer.
Subject Operas -- Excerpts.
Orchestral music.
Sound recordings.