Classical Waltz

Classical Waltz

Classical Waltz
This is the ultimate collection of Classical waltz's including huge ball room classics like Glazunov's 'Grand Waltz from Raymonda', 'The Blue Danube' by Strauss and Tchaikovsky's 'Garland Waltz' from Sleeping Beauty. classical waltz collection featuring the most loved waltz's from the greatest composers of all time. When you need to create a relaxed flowing atmosphere with style, what better way to do it than with a Waltz. These carefully selected masterpieces by Classical masters of the Waltz will charm, reassure and melt the heart of the listener.
Bristling with energy, this lively waltz for solo piano surges with huge confidence and presence. Requires great skill from the performer to keep up with the pace. Regarded by some as the first of Chopin's waltzes to be published.
The Grande valse brillante in E-flat major (The Brilliant Grand Waltz), Op. 18, composed by Frédéric Chopin in 1833 Waltz No. 1 in E flat major, Opus 18 from Les Sylphides, a short, non-narrative ballet blanc
The tempo instruction on the score is 'molto vivace', (very lively), and it certainly is swift and joyous. A very famous piece which is used as the theme for the hugely popular BBC radio show 'Just A Minute'.
The start to this Chopin waltz is elegant and almost sedate. But then the contrast is shown by very fast sections that leave you whirling and spinning with delight.
Concert Waltz No.1, opus 47 in D major Allegro composed by Alexander Konstantinovich Glazunov
Raymonda, opus 57: Act I: Grande Valse. This is the Grand Waltz from the Raymonda ballet composed by Alexander Konstantinovich Glazunov
Reinhold Moritzevich Glière wrote his ballet The Bronze Horseman Tempo di valse in 19106. The Bronze Horseman is the famous statue of Peter the Great in the centre of St Petersburg which gained it's title due to the great influence of the poem by Aleksandr Pushkin, the greatest russian poet.
Midnight Bells (Im Chambre séparée) is the famous Waltz from Der Opernball (The Opera Ball) an operetta in three acts with music by Richard Heuberger.
The Blue Danube is the English title of An der schönen blauen Donau op. 314 (On the Beautiful Blue Danube), a waltz by Johann Strauss II, composed in 1866
Wiener Blut ('Viennese Blood' or 'Viennese Spirit') op. 354 is a waltz by Johann Strauss A dedication waltz written to celebrate the wedding of the Emperor Franz Josef's daughter Archduchess Gisela Louise Maria and Prince Leopold of Bavaria in 1873.
 
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