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Josef Strauß: Frauenherz. Polka mazur, op. 166 / Dynamiden, op. 173 Johann Strauß: Künstlerleben, op. 316 / Wein, Weib und Gesang, op. 333 / Wo die Zitronen blühn, op. 364 / Pizzicato-Polka, Schnell-Polka Eljen a Magyar, op. 332 / Schatzwalzer, op. 418 (arranged by Anton von Webern) / Rosen aus dem Süden, op. 388 (arranged by Arnold Schönberg) u. a. Reading from the letters of Adele Strauß etc.
Ursula Strauss becomes Adele Strauss in our second styriarte.SOAP. Following his passing, the Waltz King’s last wife was anything but a “merry widow”. Her being a nuisance was legendary and she wanted to benefit from her “Schani’s” popularity for as long as possible. This evening tells about the busyness of Adele Strauss and about the war between the Waltz King and his brothers, spiced up by Rudolf Leopold with some of the most magnificent waltzes by Strauss – and not only ones by “Schani”.
Radiobroadcast: Tue., July 11th, 02.05 pm, Ö1