Music Masters: The Story of Johann Strauss
The Music Masters series presents the lives and music of the world's great composers in an exciting, easy-to-follow format. A narrator discusses the composer's life, and specieally selected music is played--an interesting, informative way to learn more about the giants of classical music.
From the back of the CD:
THE STORY OF STRAUSS (1825-1899)
DID YOU KNOW. . .
The Waltz King's father was "The Father of the Waltz."
Two of Strauss' brothers were also successful composers of dance music.
Strauss visited the United States to conduct monster concerts involving many thousands of performers.
In his hands the waltz took on symphonic proportions.
Narrated by Arthur Hannes
Special bonus: Following the story of the life and music of Strauss, you will hear an additional bonus of 3 complete Waltzes.
Total playing time--62:06 Minutes