Create your very own Viennese Waltz! Go to one of the four gaming tables. Take the virtual dice. Now roll the dice! Repeat this process three more times.
Which instrument plays when you roll the dice? At each table, the computer automatically switches between three instruments. The computer-generated system operates at random, allowing you to compose over a thousand melodies.
Once you've finished rolling, you'll hear your very own waltz.
The swinging motion of the waltz connected with the romantic Zeitgeist of the 19th century so perfectly, that it filled ballrooms as well as the fantasies of countless composers. The waltz knew no limits. From Vienna, it spread all over the world. It has become THE ballroom dance - loved and of course danced to by so many.
You can purchase your very own waltz from the Welcome Desk next door or from our Museum Shop on the 4th floor. Simply make a note of the number at the end of the game.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Joseph Haydn used to play this game, allowing chance to decide what their music would sound like?
A number of board games were created at the end of the 18th century. These were usually played in coffee shops and homes. The dice game was just one of these. Composing at random is not therefore a 21st century invention. But the two famous composers had to do without a computer version of this game …