New Year’s Concerts

  The New Year’s Concerts:

  • Legendary Recordings

This CD of New Years concerts from Vienna is the “CD of the Month” for January, 2014. This is a collection of New Year’s recordings led by several conductors, including Claudio Abbado, Seiji Ozawa, Daniel Barenboim, and several other conductors who lead the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra. We get to hear the following selections: Strauss, J, I:

  • Radetsky March, Op. 228

Strauss, J, II:

  • Die Fledermaus Overture
  • Wiener Bonbons Walzer, Op. 307
  • Frühlingsstimmen Walzer Op. 410
  • Wiener Blut Waltz, Op. 354
  • Pizzicato Polka
  • Egyptischer Marsch, Op. 335
  • An der schönen, blauen Donau, Op. 314

Strauss, Josef:

  • Brennende Liebe – Polka mazur, Op. 129
  • Dorfschwalben aus Österreich – waltz, Op. 164
  • Pizzicato Polka
  • Frauenherz-Polka Op. 166
  • Die Libelle – Polka mazur, Op. 204

This audio CD was issued on December 17, 2013

Here is the late Carlos Kleiber, who was an amazing expert in leading the performances of music by Johann Strauss: