Thursday, May 10, 2012

Schrammel, Joseph

Josef Schrammel(1852-1895), Austrian composer and violinist, playing in the Vienna wine gardens of the suburbs, he originated the "Schrammel Light Music", his music is very much like the kind of music immortalized by the Strauss family. He wrote over 200 waltzes, polkas, and marches. ********** Schrammelmusik- is a style of Viennese folk music originating in the late 19th century and still performed in present-day Austria. The style is named for the prolific folk composers Johann and Josef Schrammel(Schrammel brothers).

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