By the Beautiful Blue Danube Opus 314 Johann Strauss (II) Download 'By the Beautiful Blue Danube Opus 314' on iTunes
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Classical music inspired by flowers
Copland described this song, along with Les berceaux, Clair de lune as 'so beautiful, so perfect, that they have even penetrated to America'. It's one of his Quatre mélodies, Op. 39, which also includes another flowery piece, Fleur jetée.