049: Tales of Old Vienna

Distribution of the major ethnic groups within late Austria-Hungary. (Public domain image via Wikipedia.)
Distribution of the major ethnic groups within late Austria-Hungary. (Public domain image via Wikipedia.)

Austria-Hungary, an unwieldy confederation of ethnic groups (see map) struggles to hold itself together and remain relevant in an age of rising nationalism.

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Fanfare

Opening Theme

Symphony No. 40 in G minor
Composed in 1778 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Public domain.
Public domain recording. Source.

Geschichten aus dem Wienerwald (Tales from the Vienna Woods)
Composed in 1868 by Johann Strauss II. Public domain.
Recording used pursuant to a Creative Commons license. Details.

An der schönen blauen Donau (On the Beautiful Blue Danube)
Composed in 1866 by Johann Strauss II. Public domain.
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Except when otherwise indicated, the contents of this podcast are © and ℗ 2016 by Mark Painter, all rights reserved. Some sound effects used by arrangement with Pond 5.

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