La donna è mobile, from Rigoletto (string trio – 2 violins and cello)
Title: La donna è mobile, from the opera Rigoletto
Composer: Giuseppe Verdi, arr. David Gable
Instrumentation: Two Violins and Cello
Printout: 3 pages
Note: Rigoletto was a smash hit, and La donna è mobile was its showstopper aria. It is said that within days of its premier, every organ grinder in Milan was cranking out the new operatic sensation. Nearly as recognizable today as in Verdi’s day, La donna è mobile is sure to set toes tapping.