Hungarian Fast Polka
Strauss' captivating polka (Op.332, RV 332) was first performed in its original orchestral version on March 16, 1869. The delightful melodies and sprightly rhythm will energize both players and audience alike. Special bell techniques include mallets, ring touch, shakes, LV, and martellato. The original Hungarian title is translated as "Hail to Hungary!" Arranged in f minor, F Major, and Db Major, measures total 182.