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Music from Germany, 1974-02-18: Johann Strauss
Strauss, Johann, 1825-1899 (Composer)
Berger, David, 1916-1997 (Host)
Schoenberg, Arnold, 1874-1951 (Adapter)
Allers, Franz (Conductor)
Mattes, Willy, 1916-2002 (Conductor)
Stolz, Robert, 1880-1975 (Conductor)
Gielen, Michael, 1927- (Conductor)
Strauss, Johann, 1825-1899 (Conductor)
Prey, Hermann, 1929-1998 (Performer)
Koller, Dagmar (Performer)
Görner, Christine (Performer)
Kusche, Benno (Performer)
Skolla, Oskar (Composer)
Bayerischer Rundfunk. Chor (Performer)
Symphonie-Orchester Graunke (Performer)
Symphonisches Orchester Berlin (Performer)
Südwestfunk (Baden-Baden, Germany). Orchester (Performer)
Bayerischer Rundfunk (Associated name)
Südwestfunk (Baden-Baden, Germany) (Performer)
WQXR (Radio station : New York, N.Y.) (Associated name)
Pathé frères (France) (Associated name)
Arbeitsgemeinschaft der Öffentlich-Rechtlichen Rundfunkanstalten der Bundesrepublik Deutschland (Associated name)

Music from Germany (Radio program)

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1974-02-08
Table of Contents
Evviva Karneval (from the operetta "Karneval in Rom" = "Carnival in Rome") / J. Strauss -- Ein Bißchen Zärtlichkeit = A little tenderness ; Ich spiel mein Stückel = I play my drum (from the operetta "Die Tänzerin Fanny Elssler = The dancer Fanny Elssler") / J. Strauss -- Csárdás (from the operetta "Knight Pásmán = Ritter Pásmán, op. 441") / J. Strauss -- Kaiser-Walzer = The emperor waltz / J. Strauss, adapted by A. Schoenburg -- [Excerpt] Frühlingsstimmen[walzer] = The voices of spring [waltz] / J. Strauss.
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LT-7 2667
Operas -- Excerpts
Radio programs, Musical
Strauss, Johann, 1825-1899. Karneval im Rom. Evviva Karneval
Skolla, Oskar. Tänzerin Fanny Elssler. Man braucht von Zeit zu Zeit
Skolla, Oskar. Tänzerin Fanny Elssler. Ich spiel mein Stückel
Strauss, Johann, 1825-1899. Ritter Pásmán. Csárdás
Strauss, Johann, 1825-1899. Lustige Krieg. Kuss-Walzer. Selections; arranged
Strauss, Johann, 1825-1899. Frühlingsstimmen. Selections
Radio programs
Content: Title from audio.
Content: Transcript of David Berger's commentary on file.
Ownership: "Return this tape to Gerry G. Dreisbach ...This tape is the property of the Association of German Broadcasters. Reproduction or commercial use not permitted. Return; Music from Germany # 1923; Johann Strauss 29:04; BR-1974; SWF-1972; includes 'Frühlingsstimmen-Walzer' conducted by Joh. Strauss (1890)"--From original tape reel container label.
Performers: Hermann Prey, baritone (1st work) ; Dagmar Koller and Christine Görner, sopranos (2nd work) ; Benno Kusche, bass-baritone (3rd work) ; Bavarian Radio Chorus (1st work) ; Munich Graunke Symphony Orchestra (1st-3rd works) ; Berlin Symphony Orchestra (4th work) ; Southwest German Radio Orchestra (5th work) ; Johann Strauss and his orchestra (6th work) ; Arnold Schoenberg, [adaptor] (5th work) ; Franz Allers (1st work), Charles Wildman (2nd-3rd works), Robert Stolz (4th work) and Michael Gielen (5th work), conductors ; David Berger, radio host.
Venue: Broadcast [WQXR studios, New York, New York] 1974 Feburary 8 ; Recorded in Bavarian Radio 1974 (original recording); Recorded Southwest German Radio 1972 (original recording); Recorded [Pathé Brothers, Paris?] 1890 (original recording).
Language: Commentary spoken in English; opera sung in German.
Physical Description
Audiotape reel
Extent: 1 audiotape reel (29 min., 21 sec.) : analog, 7 1/2 ips, half-track, stereo, NAB ; 7 in.
This audio of WQXR's "Music from Germany" (episode no.1923; broadcast: 2/8/1974) celebrates the 150th birthday of Johann Strauss II by playing his unfamiliar pieces, ending the program with "surprise" recording from 1890 that Strauss actually conducted (originally taped by Pathé Brothers in 1890).
Type of Resource
Sound recording
RLIN/OCLC: 925373980
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20819023
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ce1a7520-b926-0133-d555-60f81dd2b63c
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1825: Creator Born
  • 1899: Creator Died
  • 1974: Issued
  • 2023: Found by you!
  • 2024

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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Music from Germany, 1974-02-18" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1974-02-08.

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Music from Germany, 1974-02-18