Library division & collection with this item:

This Item

Music from Germany, 1975-01

View this item elsewhere:

Music from Germany, 1975-01: Johann Strauss
Additional title: Johann Strauss
Additional title: Works. Selections
Strauss, Johann, 1825-1899 (Composer)
Berger, David, 1916-1997 (Host)
Benatzky, Ralph, 1884-1957 (Arranger)
Richartz, Willy (Conductor)
Eichhorn, Kurt (Conductor)
Ackermann, Otto, 1909-1960 (Conductor)
Boskovsky, Willi (Conductor)
Stolz, Robert, 1880-1975 (Conductor)
Grumbach, Raimund (Performer)
Schwarzkopf, Elisabeth (Performer)
Bamberger Symphoniker (Performer)
Philharmonia Orchestra (London, England) (Performer)
New Philharmonia Chorus (Performer)
Münchner Rundfunkorchester (Performer)
Symphonisches Orchester Berlin (Performer)
Bayerischer Rundfunk (Associated name)
WQXR (Radio station : New York, N.Y.) (Associated name)
Arbeitsgemeinschaft der Öffentlich-Rechtlichen Rundfunkanstalten der Bundesrepublik Deutschland (Associated name)

Music from Germany (Radio program)

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1975-01
Date Issued: 1975-03
Date Issued: 1974
Table of Contents
Overture (from the operetta "Waldmeister") / J. Strauss -- Du schönste aller Frauen ; Nun's chorus [& Laura's song] = O Madonna, auf uns sieh (from the operetta "Casanova") / J. Strauss-posthumously arranged by Ralph Benatzky -- Liebeslieder = Love songs / J. Strauss -- Rettungsjubelmarsch = Rescue jubilation march / J. Strauss.
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LT-7 2668
Radio programs, Musical
Strauss, Johann, 1825-1899. Waldmeister. Ouverture
Benatzky, Ralph, 1884-1957. Casanova. Du schönste aller Frauen
Benatzky, Ralph, 1884-1957. Casanova. O Madonna, auf uns sieh
Strauss, Johann, 1825-1899. Liebes-Lieder
Strauss, Johann, 1825-1899. Rettungs-Jubel-Marsch
Radio programs
Content: Title from audio.
Content: Transcript of David Berger's commentary on file.
Content: "Association of German Broadcasters, 1 East 57th Street, New York, N. Y. 10022; Music from Germany # special; March, 1975-II; Johann Strauss; BR-1974; 29:15"--From original tape reel container label.
Content: The third work comes from the LP "Elisabeth Schwarzkopf Sings Operetta", first issued in 1959.
Performers: Raimund Grumbach, baritone (2nd work) ; Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, soprano (3rd work) ; Bamberg Symphony Orchestra (1st work) ; Munich Radio Orchestra (2nd and 4th works) ; Philharmonia Orchestra and Chorus (3rd work) ; Berlin Symphony Orchestra (5th work) ; Willy Richartz (1st work), Kurt Eichhorn (2nd work), Otto Ackermann (3rd work), Willi Boskovsky (4th work) and Robert Stolz (5th work), conductors ; David Berger, radio host.
Venue: Recorded [WQXR studios, New York, New York] January 1975 (Original taping date); for future broadcast [WQXR studios, New York, New York] March 1975; Recorded in Bavarian Radio 1974 (original recording).
Language: Commentary spoken in English; opera sung in German.
Physical Description
Audiotape reel
Extent: 1 audiotape reel (29 min., 10 sec.) : analog, 7 1/2 ips, half-track, stereo, NAB ; 7 in.
This audio of WQXR's "Music from Germany" (special episode; original tape date: January 1975; for broadcast in March 1975) celebrates the 150th birthday of Johann Strauss II by playing some excerpts from unfamiliar operettas, waltzes and marches.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
RLIN/OCLC: 925374080
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20819025
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 07f01070-b927-0133-1f4c-60f81dd2b63c
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1825: Creator Born
  • 1899: Creator Died
  • 1975: Issued
  • 2023: Found by you!
  • 2024

MLA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Music from Germany, 1975-01" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1975-01 - 1975-03.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Music from Germany, 1975-01" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 8, 2023.

APA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1975-01 - 1975-03). Music from Germany, 1975-01 Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

<ref name=NYPL>{{cite web | url= | title= (sound recording) Music from Germany, 1975-01, (1975-01 - 1975-03) |author=Digital Collections, The New York Public Library |accessdate=December 8, 2023 |publisher=The New York Public Library, Astor, Lenox, and Tilden Foundations}}</ref>

Music from Germany, 1975-01