Austrian music

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Music in Austria

austrian musicThere is music everywhere in Austria.  Besides the famous Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra and the Vienna Symphony there are the equally famous State Opera and the wonderful Volks Opera. You can enjoy dinner shows where between courses you are treated to highly entertaining music and dancing in traditional costume.  In late July and August there is the world renowned Salzburg Festival of Vienna (that is called Wiener Festwochen) during the first three weeks of June.  Also during the summer and autumn there are numerous village festivals and most sizeable villages have dances on Saturdays.  Vienna has been considered the music capital of the world for centuries.  From here came the works of Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert, Brahms, Gluck, Haydn, Bruckner, Wolf, Mahler, Lanner, the Strausses and other great artists.

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