It was Strauss' second operetta and based on Victorien Sardou's comedy Piccolino. Figaro-Polka op. De Villemessant, the dedicatee of the 'Figaro-Polka', championed Strauss in his newspaper. Strauss acknowledged de Villemessant's role in his Paris success and therefore dedicated the new polka to the latter. The polka is in the 'French-polka' style. The piece begins with chords in F major, and proceeds at a relaxed pace, with a lively finale.
At the opening of the new banqueting hall Festsaal on 12 February two rival orchestras were commissioned to provide dance music for the occasion; the Strauss Orchestra under the direction of Eduard Strauss, and that of rival Kapellmeister Karl Michael Ziehrer who was head of the Vienna House Regiment 'Hoch und Deutschmeister No. The waltz incorporates many snatches of The Blue Danube waltz op. As a consequence the coda is one of the first in a Strauss not to recall themes from earlier sections.
This marked the first of the many occasions where after Johann Strauss II's death, his brother Eduard Strauss often found himself at rivalry with Ziehrer. Paul Godwin — was a violinist and the leader of a popular German dance orchestra in the s and 30s.
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Between and his orchestra Tanz-Orchester Paul Godwin recorded a countless number of records for European labels, mostly for Berliner Gramophone. Many recording singers were backed by his orchestra at that time. His band performed current hits and longtime favorites of various styles: foxtrots, waltzes, tangos, polkas. Due to the variety of their repertoire, his orchestra recorded under various monikers: Tanz-Orchester Godw. Archived from the original on Retrieved It was first performed on January 3, in Vienna at the Carltheater. It achieved a run of eighty performances.
Archived from the original on May 5, Retrieved October 11, It was first performed in Vienna at the Theater an der Wien on 18 December , its composition delayed by the death of Strauss' wife, Jetty Treffz. The first run lasted sixteen performances, followed by performances in Hungary. The overture established itself in the repertoire of many orchestras and is often performed nowadays. A concert performance in of the opera with the Sofia Philharmonic and Chorus with soloists and conducted by Dario Salvi proved a success.
It was written to a libretto by A. History The creation of the opera was announced in a Vienna newspaper in July , which reported that Strauss had commenced work on the opera with Willner and Buchbinder, intending to produce it in the autumn of However, as the composer gradually received the text of the libretto over the ensuing months, he began to dislike the scenario, which made light of the violence of the French Revolution. It was during this time and the years that followed that Eggerth began singing the most demanding coloratura repertoire by composers including Rossini, Meyerbeer, Offenbach and Johann Strauss II.
While still a teenager, Eggerth embarked on a tour of Denmark, Holland and Sweden before arriving in Vienna at the invitati. He played "Karl" in The Exorcist After finishing the film The Nasty Girl, Rudolf died of a heart attack in Germany, he was 82 years old. The film was released in ; 2 years after his death. Portrait of Johannes Brahms The following is a list of compositions by the composer Johannes Brahms 7 May "3 April classified by opus number Op.
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With opus number From 1 to 20 Op. The Guckenheimer Sour Kraut Band was a humorous musical group of amateur musicians living in the San Francisco, California, area who played a repertoire of polkas and light classical music while adopting a persona of mild confusion and wearing self-created uniforms once described as rejects from the Franco-Prussian War. The group originally formed one Christmas season in to play carols in Sausalito, California, and someone brought a book of polka music, possibly one of the "Hungry Five" books by Harry L.
Alford whose music became a basic part of the Guckenheimer repertoire. The group became increasingly popular in northern California, often invited to play at wine festivals and openings and in later years for such august occasions as opening night of the San Francisco Symphony. Although all were business professionals, the group joined Local 6 of the American Federation of Musicians and became "professional musicians" when they were invited by San Francisco Records to make its first record album, "Oom-P.
Portrait of Johannes Brahms The following is a list of compositions by the composer Johannes Brahms classified by genre including all the works to which he assigned an opus number. Orchestral Works Serenades Op.
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He was also a conductor and a music publisher. Kollo was born in Neidenburg, East Prussia. His best known work, the operetta Wie einst im Mai , was the basis of a Sigmund Romberg operetta in America entitled Maytime. Kollo died in Berlin. English versions were successful on Broadway and in London, beginning in The first film adaptation was in Background From the cover of the piano score When Shaw gave Leopold Jacobson the rights to adapt the play, he provided three conditions: none of Shaw's dialogue, nor any of the character's names, could be used; the libretto must be advertised as a parody; and Shaw would accept no monetary compensation.
In spite of this, Shaw's original plot, and with it the central message of the play, remain more or less untouched.
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It covers the full historical period from the birth of opera in the late 16th century to the present day, and includes all forms of opera from light music to more formal styles. This is a comprehensive list of compositions by Erkki Melartin. The works have been listed systematically. Within each group there are first works with opus number and then the works with an EM code. All the works with opus number have been published, if not specified otherwise. Most of the works with code EM are unpublished, and only the publishing information has been given. All information is based on the newest work catalog December In addition, all the relevant printed music publications have been used during the compiling work.
Rough translations in English have been provided for the opus titles, but not for the original literal works, unless in Finnish only. Operas Aino opera , Op. Kuss-Walzer topic Angelika Dittrich. Explosions-Polka topic Explosions-Polka, op. Figaro-Polka topic Figaro-Polka op. Paul Godwin topic Paul Godwin — was a violinist and the leader of a popular German dance orchestra in the s and 30s.
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