The Viennese singer and songwriter scene comes together every year with international guests to perform at a small but highly acclaimed festival. Every year at the end of November in Vienna for a very special event: the Vienna Song Writing Association’s Blue Bird Festival.
The best things about Vienna seem to come from somewhere else. For instance, the ‘Wiener Schnitzel’ actually comes from Milan, and the same goes for such authentically Viennese forms of music as “Dudeln” (the local name for yodelling) and "Schrammelmusik”, which have also “migrated” here.Viennese Doodlers and Schrammellers
Johann Strauss I was born in Vienna, was an Austrian Romantic composer and was famous for his waltzes. His most famous piece is the Radetzky March (named after Joseph Radetzky von Radetz), while his most famous waltz is probably the Lorelei Rheinklänge, Op. 154.
There are several exhibitions in Vienna spotlighting the life and works of one of the most prominent composers of the classical period. Some of these exhibitions are staged at original Haydn venues. The Haydn House is a "must-see" for all Joseph Haydn fans which contains Haydn’s original rooms.Vienna: Exhibitions
Johann Strauss II was an Austrian composer of light music, particularly dance music and operettas. He composed over 500 waltzes, polkas, quadrilles, and other types of dance music, as well as several operettas and a ballet. In his lifetime, he was known as "The Waltz King.More
Haus der Musik - Vienna is a modern interactive experimental museum in the historic city center of Vienna, where the Vienna Philharmonic was founded. Infotainment, Edutainment and Entertainment – these are the three catchwords characterizing the Haus der Musik - Vienna, offering the visitor a lively introduction to the history of Austria’s great composers.The House of Sound