Music for the Royal Fireworks, La Réjouissance (string quartet)
Title: La Réjouissance, from Music for the Royal Fireworks
Composer: G. F.Handel, arr. David Gable
Instrumentation: Violin 1; Violin 2; Viola; Cello
Printout: 4 pages
Note: La Réjouissance is the quintessential wedding recessional for baroque music fans. Both violin parts in this setting are playable on flute or oboe. Music for the Royal Fireworks was composed for King George II of England to commemorate the end of the War of Austrian Succession, in which Great Britain was marginally involved.