The Blue Danube: was premiered in 1867 in Vienna in its own version alongside the Vienna Men’s Choir Club. It is originally a compilation of melodies that already appear in other works. Strauß had created a second version for military music, which includes a band of string and wind instruments.
Information about the composer Johann Strauß:
* 25.10.1825 in St. Ulrich / Vienna – † 03.06.1899 in Vienna
Composer of many works, such as: “Ritter Pasman” (Opera), The Bat, A night in Venice, “Der Zigeunerbaron”, “Waldmeister”, Indigo and the forty thieves, Operettes among other, waltzs, polkas and other dance music.
Below you will find our PDF guide and cast list to this composition, where you can find more information. Our tips, the difficulty and other hints can aid you significantly when playing. Both documents are free to download.