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Vienna Première, Volumes I, II & III

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The Johann Strauss Society of Great Britain has sponsored a number of recordings by Chandos Records of music by the Strauss family and their musical contemporaries.

These are designed to provide an opportunity for some of the lesser-known works to be heard.

Vienna Première volumes I, II and III feature are conducted by Jack Rothstein. Volumes I and II feature the Johann Strauss Orchestra of London and soprano Marilyn Hill Smith. Volume III features the Viennese Orchestra of London.

Vienna Première Volume I (1983)

Carl Millöcker Die Sieben Schwaben-Marsch (The seven Swabians march)
Johann Strauss II Concurrenzen Walzer, Op 267 (Rivalry, Waltz)
Johann Strauss II L'Inconnue, Polka Française, Op 182 (The unknown one, French polka)
Eduard Strauss Knall und Fall, Polka Schnell, Op 132 (Without Warning, quick polka)
Josef Strauss Frohes Leben, Walzer, Op 272 (Joyful life, waltz)
Josef Strauss Vorwärts! Schnell-Polka, Op 127 (Forwards, quick polka)
Johann Strauss II Neuer Csárdás (12898) from "Die Fledermasus" (with Marilyn Hill Smith)
Josef Strauss Nachtschatten, Polka-Mazur, Op 229 (Nightshade, polka-mazurka)
Johann Strauss II Hoch Österreich! Marsch, Op 371 (Hail Austria! March)
Johann Strauss II Alexandrine-Polka, Op 198
Eduard Strauss Leuchtkäferln Walzer, Op 161 (Glow-worms, waltz)
Josef Strauss Elfen-Polka, Op 74 (Elves, polka)
Carl Millöcker Jonathan-Marsch
Eduard Strauss Hectograph, Schnell-Polka, Op 186 (Hectograph, quick polka)

Chandos No. CHAN 8381

Vienna Première Volume II (1987)

Josef Strauss For Ever, Schnell Polka (schnell), Op 193
Eduard Strauss Blüthenkranz Johann Strauss'schen Walzer, Op 292
Johann Strauss II Pappacoda Polka Française, Op 412
Johann Strauss II Quadrille nach Motiven der Operette "Der Lustige Krieg", Op 402
Eduard Strauss Saat und Ernte, Schnell Polka, Op 159
Eduard Strauss Weyprecht-Payer-Marsch, Op 120
Johann Strauss II Klug Gretelein, Gesangs-Walzer, Op 462 (with Marilyn Hill Smith)
Johann Strauss III Schlau-Schlau, Polka schnell, Op 6
Eduard Strauss Mädchenlaune, Polka-Mazur, Op 99
Josef Strauss Defilir-Marsch, Op 53
Eduard Strauss Die Abonennten Walzer, Op 116
Josef Strauss Farewell! Schnell Polka, Op 211

Chandos No. CHAN 8527

Vienna Première Volume III (1992)

Eduard Strauss Österreichs Völker-Treue Marsch, Op 211
Carl Michael Ziehrer Casimir-Walzer, Op 551
Carl Millöcker Klopf' An! Polka Française
Carl Michael Ziehrer Die Lustigmacherin, Polka Schnell, Op 4
Johann Strauss III Unter den Linden, Walzer, Op30
Johann Strauss II Nur Nicht Mucken! Polka Française, Op 472
Josef Strauss Wallonen-Marsch, Op 41
Josef Strauss Pauline, Polka-Mazur, Op 190b
Philipp Fahrbach Jun. Storchschnäbel, Galopp, Op 149
Josef Strauss Zeit-Bilder, Walzer, Op 51
Johann Strauss I Freiheits-Marsch, Op 226
Eduard Strauss Blauäuglein, Polka Française, Op 254
Eduard Strauss Schleier und Krone, Walzer, Op 200
Johann Strauss I Der Carneval in Paris, Galopp, Op 100

Chandos No. CHAN 9127

Chandos re-released these CDs  in 2011 in a box set, entitled Vienna Premiere (Orchestral Works).

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