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Royalty Free Music track: Strauss Radetzky March Op. 228

Johann Strauss Sr. - Radetzky March, Op. 228. Arranged and recorded exclusively for Lynne Publishing.

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Track details

Track ID number: 20699
CD-collection containing this track: Music collection: Classical Favorites, Vol. 7
Genres: Strauss -- Childrens - Circus & Fairground
Moods/Emotions: Excited / Enthusiastic / Energetic -- Happy / Joyful / Positive -- Celebratory / Triumphant / Successful -- Heroic / Patriotic / Valiant -- Regal / Majestic / Honorable
Suggested Production Types: Circus / Fairground -- Historical / Retro: 1920-1940's -- Historical: Older History / Ancient -- TV Commercial - Quirky / Fun
Prominent Instruments: Full orchestra
Tempo feel: Medium -- Fast
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Artist: Shockwave-Sound Royalty Free -- Strauss, Johann (Sr)
Composer: Strauss, Johann (Sr)
Publisher: Lynne Publishing (Track not PRO registered)
PRO / Non-PRO Track? Non PRO (What's this?)
WAV file bit depth: HD / 24-Bit and CD-quality / 16-bit (What's this?)
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About the Artist
Strauss, Johann (Sr) Strauss, Johann (Sr)

Johann Strauss I
March 14, 1804 – September 25, 1849

The name of Johann Strauss, senior, is forever linked with waltzes. He was the father to other famous musicians, including Johann (junior), Josef, and Eduard.

Strauss originally began working as a bookbinder’s apprentice, taking private lessons in violin and viola on the side. When his apprenticeship completed, Strauss found a position in a local orchestra. Some time later he departed to join the well-known Lanner Quartet.

The quartet was successful, and swelled to become an orchestra that played a mix of Viennese waltzes and German dances. He rose to become deputy director of the orchestra, and then led a second orchestra when the group expanded again.

Strauss decided to create his own orchestra, a group which would be handed down through his family until 1901. He wrote his own pieces, mostly dances, which became much admired throughout Europe. He introduced the quadrille to Austria, and evolved the waltz into what would be termed the Viennese Waltz.

His talent was outshone by his sons, however Strauss senior’s influence upon classical music remains strong, particular in his development of the waltz form, as well as his practice of disseminating the sheet music of his pieces.