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  Johann Strauss, Jr.


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Tritsch-Tratsch -- the title of a polka by Johann Strauss, Jr. -- is Austrian slang for "chit-chat." A lot of composers used music to portray people making sounds: talking, laughing, crying -- even sneezing!   [MORE]



ROMANTIC PERIOD

ROMANTIC PERIOD
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