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The Best of Johann Strauss, Jr. Waltzes (For String Quartet or String Orchestra)

1st Violin

By Johann Strauss Jr.

Orchestra 1st Violin
1st Violin. By Johann Strauss Jr. By Paul Paradise, ed. and Johann Strauss Jr. (1825-1899). Edited by Paul Paradise. Collections; Masterworks; Performance Music Ensemble; String Orchestra Collection. The Best of... Masterwork Arrangement; Romantic. Book. 28 pages. Alfred Music #00-EL03701. Published by Alfred Music (AP.EL03701).

Item Number: AP.EL03701

ISBN 9780769275543. English.

Paul Paradise has selected and edited 26 beautiful Strauss waltzes specifically for string quartet or string orchestra. The pieces were chosen to provide each player with a meaningful part, and have been assembled according to level of difficulty and edited with contemporary fingerings and bowings.

  • Artist's Life, Op. 316 -- Waltz No. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5  
  • Emperor Waltz, Op. 437 -- Waltz No. 1, 2, 3, 4. 
  • Viennese Blood, Op. 354 -- Waltz No. 1, 2, 3, 4, Coda  
  • Wine, Woman, and Song, Op. 333 -- Waltz No. 1, 2, 3, 4  
  • Tales from the Vienna Woods, Op. 325 -- Waltz No. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5  
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  • November 27, 2007 Great music for salon-ensemble

    Very much fun to play for a string quartet with some experience. People enjoy the music and dance to it. Especially the first violin and the cello have many melodies to play, viola and second violin considerably less.

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