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Work: An der schönen blauen Donau (The Blue Danube), Op.314

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ComposerStrauss II, Johann (1825-1899)
PeriodRomantic
Year1866
Work typeOrchestral
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BarcelonaFestival de valses y danzas

Liszt, Dvořák, Offenbach, Strauss II
Orquestra Simfònica del Vallès; Xavier Puig; Isabella Gaudí

ManchesterThe Hallé - Viennese New Year

Suppé, Lehár, Strauss, Stolz, Strauss I, Strauss II, Kálmán, Millöcker, Gershwin
The Hallé; Stephen Bell; Sky Ingram

SevilleConcierto de Año Nuevo

Strauss II
Real Orquesta Sinfónica de Sevilla; Sebastian Perlowski

BirminghamViennese New Year

Strauss II, Lehár
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra; Eduardo Strausser; Aga Mikolaj

Graz3rd Chamber Concert

Strauss II, Prokofiev, Gardel
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