Strauss in St PetersburgJOHANN STRAUSS II (1825-1899): Newa-Polka, Op. 288, Persischer Marsch, Op. 289, Russischer Marsch, Op. 426, Grossfürstin Alexandra-Walzer, Op. 181, Olga-Polka, Op. 196, Alexandrinen-Polka, Op. 198, Abschied von St. Petersburg, Op. 210, Bauern-Polka, Op. 276 (w/Estonian National Male Choir), Vergnügungszug, Op. 281, Wein, Weib und Gesang!, Op. 333, Krönungs-Marsch, Op. 183, Hofball-Quadrille, Op. 116, An der Wolga, Op. 425, St. Petersburg, Op. 255, Auf zum Tanze!, Op. 436, Russische Marsch-Fantasie, Op. 353, Alexander-Quadrille, Op. 33, Grossfürsten-Marsch, Op. 107, JOHANN STRAUSS II/JOSEF STRAUSS (1827-1870): Pizzicato-Polka, OLGA SMIRNITSKAYA (1837-1920): Erste Liebe, Op. 13 (w/Olga Zaitseva [soprano]).
Catalogue Number: 06S091
Reference: CHAN 10937
Description: Music written for (the vast majority of these dances) or performed at concerts during the twelve seasons (1856-65, 1869 and 1886) that Strauss visited the Russian imperial capital to conduct his own works, augmented by a short song written by a Russian woman in memory of the affair she had with Strauss in the summer of 1858. Estonian National Symphony Orchestra; Neeme Järvi.