Die Fledermaus (The Bat) - Overture - Johann Strauss II* - The Best Of Johann Strauss II (CD)

Danube so blue, so bright and blue, through vale and field you flow so calm, our Vienna greets you, your silver stream through all the lands you merry the heart with your beautiful shores. Far from the Black Forest you hurry to the sea giving your blessing to everything. Eastward you flow, welcoming your brothers, A picture of peace for all time!

Old castles looking down from high, greet you smiling from their steep and craggy hilltops, and the mountains' vistas mirror in your dancing waves.

The mermaids from the riverbed, whispering as you flow by, are heard by everything under the blue sky above. The noise of your passing is a song from old times and with the brightest sounds your song leads you ever on. Stop your tides at Vienna, it loves you so much! Whenever you might look Another Vienna you will find nowhere! Here pours a full chest the charms of happy wishes, and heartfelt German wishes are flown away on your waters.

You know very well your brother, the Rhine, on its banks grows a magnificent wine, there is also, day and night, the fixed and faithful watch. But envy him not those heavenly gifts by you, too, many blessings stream down and the brave hand protects our homeland! Therefore let us be united, joined brothers, in strong ranks, happy even in troubled times; Brave, when danger threatens us, Home on the Danube beach, are our hearts bound, To thee for all time Good and blood are consecrated!

The boat travels on the waves so softly, quiet is the night, love watching only the sailor whispers in the lover's ear, that his heart long ago she owned. O Heaven, have mercy on the loving couple, protect them from danger there forever! Now they pass on in blissful repose, Boat, sail always on! Young blood fresh courage, O how happy, it unites laughter! Love and passion fills the breast — it's the greatest in the world. Now sing a cheerful and blessed song, the jubilation as the air permeates echoed loudly by the heart and tie a band around us.

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Books Practical Gifts Decorative Gifts. You may also like. Music for party time or party mood, to blow away the cobwebs ad bring good cheer to a rainy day! With his mother's permission, he soon applied to Professor E. Garrett of the Muncie, Indiana Conservatory of Music. Professor Garrett rented the young lad a horn for 10 cents a week, and Del proceeded to drive his mother crazy with his constant practicing, to the point where she insisted that he do his practicing outdoors in a nearby empty lot.

Undeterred, Die Fledermaus (The Bat) - Overture - Johann Strauss II* - The Best Of Johann Strauss II (CD) continued to work hard and two years later he occupied the first chair in the Muncie Boys' Band. He was chosen to play "taps" over Sousa's grave at Sousa's funeral. No small feat when you consider the talent available for the task at hand. Washington Grays by Claudio Grafulla pictured at leftwas written in for the 8th Regiment, New York State Militia and has been called a march masterpiece, a band classic, and the prototype of the concert march.

Showing the stylistic influence of both German and Italian marches, the march has a marvelous balance of technique and melody in a continuous flow of musical ideas. It Die Fledermaus (The Bat) - Overture - Johann Strauss II* - The Best Of Johann Strauss II (CD) to break the old formulas; however, because it has no introduction, no break strain, and no stinger. Grafulla was born in on Minorca, a Spanish island off the coast of Spain. His major contribution to the literature was composing and arranging the "Port Royal Band Books" for the 3rd New Hampshire Regiment Band when it was formed for service during the Civil War.

He was one of the first band directors to add woodwinds to his band in Pasquinade was not published until the year after Louis Moreau Gottschalk's death picture at right. However he performed it all across our nation and in Europe and it was extremely popular. The earliest record of Gottschalk's performing this jaunty and sparkling gavotte is from However, it is almost certain that there were earlier performances.

According to Gottschalk's biographer, S. Frederick Starr, Pasquinade "has often Die Fledermaus (The Bat) - Overture - Johann Strauss II* - The Best Of Johann Strauss II (CD) credited with being a forward-looking anticipation of ragtime and jazz.

Eschwege wrote an article in which he credited Gottschalk with initiating the ragtime genre. The following is from that article:. The measures [are] fairly dense with wild, constant changes of rhythm which constitute the foundation of what we are pleased to call "rag time", probably Die Fledermaus (The Bat) - Overture - Johann Strauss II* - The Best Of Johann Strauss II (CD) contraction of "ragged time.

Scott Joplin's Maple Leaf Rag was published in and is often credited with starting the ragtime craze. However, it is clear now to music historians, as it was to some scholars then, that Gottschalk, and particularly his Pasquinade which preceded Joplin's Maple Leaf Rag by at least thirty-six years, should be given much more credit.

She continues her studies with Harry Herforth while earning an associate degree in medical assisting at The University of Akron. Marcia is an ophthalmic technician and resides in Copley with husband, John. He is a retired elementary and secondary instrumental music teacher with years of teaching in Ohio and Michigan. Additional works are published by Die Fledermaus (The Bat) - Overture - Johann Strauss II* - The Best Of Johann Strauss II (CD) company, Dynamic Music. He currently is deeply involved in research and presentation of public domain music for the use by wind band directors.

Denise Milner Howell mezzo-soprano is equally at home on the opera, musical theatre or concert stage. George Paidas guest narrator came to Medina to accept a position at Medina High School to teach math in the fall of During that time, he also coached four sports both at the junior and high school.

He retired at the end of

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