RADETZKY MARCH – ANDRE RIEU ORCHESTRA

Radetzky March, often performed by the Andre Rieu orchestra, is a march composed by Johann Strauss Sr. in 1848. It was dedicated to the Austrian Field Marshal Joseph Radetzky von Radetz, and became quite a popular march among soldiers.

When it was first played, in front of Austrian officers in attendance, they promptly clapped and stomped their feet when they heard the chorus. This tradition is carried over today when the march is played; it seems classical music has no boundaries.

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