Brahms enthusiastically returned several times to see a later revival of Die Fledermaus, Strauss’s single most-famous work next to The Blue Danube Waltz. Get a free MP3 of Johann Strauss II – Die Fledermaus: Overture, performed by Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra. Die Fledermaus, his most famous operetta, is primarily loved for what happens before anyone sets foot on the stage: the eight-minute overture is packed full of.

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InViennese theater owners were looking for an alternative to imported Offenbach, and perhaps were also trying to distract the public from the city’s economic depression. Best of Strauss [Eclipse]. Le Beau Danube Bleu, etc. But don’t ask about the skull-it’s a long story. The Genius of Robert Stoltz. Mantovani – Around the world with his orchestra. Great Classical Overtures, Vol. fledemaus

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Johann Strauss II: Die Fledermaus

Rosalinde pretends to be a masked Hungarian countess, Eisenstein goes by the name “Marquis Renard,” Frank is “Chevalier Chagrin,” and Adele, who has borrowed one of Rosalinde’s dresses without permission, pretends she is an actress. Visit The John F.


Organ Works; Organ Transcriptions. Eisenstein is delighted by the prank, and he begs Rosalinde to forgive him for his attempted infidelity.

Let’s Stay in Touch Online Enjoy our concerts? Le incisioni effettuate dal al Die Fledermaus drew on both German and French theatrical sources for its story of farcically confused ovverture at a Viennese masked ball.

And the operetta’s moral?

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Creative Commons Attribution 4. The First Recordings, From to Log In Log In. Unlike the Bach sons of the 18 th century-whose dad is now recognized as the ne plus ultra genius-Johann “the Son” remains the most admired today of a dynasty of composers that began with Johann Strauss I ; he also outshines his composer brothers Josef and Eduard. The World’s Greatest Masterpieces.

Die Fledermaus (The Bat), overture to the operetta (RV 503-1)

Mozart gets a cenotaph, for he was actually buried in an unmarked grave in the older St. Orlofsky promises to finance Adele’s acting career, and the company joyfully reprises the flederjaus song” from Act 2. American Broadcast Performances Discover the Best, Vol.


As the party progresses, they both experience alcohol-induced good-feeling and manly camaraderie for each other.

The operetta premiered on 5 April at the Theater an der Wien in Vienna and has been part of the regular repertoire ever since: Some time before, after a costume-party, Eisenstein had abandoned Falke, very drunk and dressed in a bat-costume, in the center of town, exposing him to ridicule the next day.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Enraged, Eisenstein takes Dr. Fledemaus Commons has media flededmaus to Die Fledermaus.

Frank, the governor of the prison, arrives to take Eisenstein to jail, and finds Alfred instead.