Adela’s Aria, also called The Laughing Song, from Die Fledermaus (string trio)
Title: Adela’s Aria, also called The Laughing Song, from the operetta Die Fledermaus
Composer: Johann Strauss, arr. David Gable
Instrumentation: Violin; Violin 2 or Viola; Cello
Printout: 8 pages
Note: Like Fledermaus, the operetta in which it is found, the Laughing Aria is perennial favorite. The opening theme is given to violin 2/viola, with echoes in violin 1.