AN DER SCHÖNEN BLAUEN DONAU

Latest update on 10/09/2015

Artist: Wiener Männergesang-Verein
Author: Johann Strauss Jr.
Year: 1867

Lyrics by Josef Weyl and with the Forty-Second Infantry Regiment Orchestra conducted by Rudolf Weinwurm. Title possibly inspired by a Karl Beck poem (An der Donau) or by a line from another poem (Die feindlichen Bruder): "An der schönen blauen Donau liegt mein Dörfchen still und fein".

Covers:

1896:

Edison Grand Concert Band [oldest recording as Blue Danube Waltz]

1948:

Burl Ives [in film So Dear To My Heart]

1968:

Berliner Philharmoniker [in film 2001: A Space Odyssey; conducted by Herbert von Karajan]

1990:

André Rieu

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