Overall size 212 x 274 mm., image size 136 x 85 mm., within borders ruled in black. Laid down to card mount.
Slightly worn and foxed; upper margin slightly darkened, not affecting image or autograph.
Ein Walzertraum, to a libretto by F. Dörmann and L. Jacobson after H. Müller's Das Buch der Abenteuer, was first performed in Vienna on March 2, 1907.
"[It] rivalled Die lustige Witwe in popularity and first brought Straus international success." Andrew Lamb in Grove Music Online
Straus, an Austrian composer and conductor, quite well-known for his operettas and salon music, studied with Grädener on the recommendation of Brahms and then went to Berlin in 1891 as a pupil of Bruch. ["He] composed much cheerful, lilting music in the Viennese operetta style, eminently piquant and charming..." Andrew Lamb in Grove Music Online. Item #30817
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