Music for the Royal Fireworks, La Réjouissance (string trio)
Title: La Réjouissance, from Music for the Royal Fireworks
Composer: G. F. Handel, arr. David Gable
Instrumentation: Violin; Violin 2/Viola; Cello
Printout: 4 pages
Note: La Réjouissance (the rejoicing) from Music for the Royal Fireworks is Handel’s response to the signing of the treaty that ended the Austrian War of Succession. It is popular with audiences and performers alike, and is often requested as a wedding recessional. The violin part in this arrangement is playable on flute or oboe. Alternative violin 2/viola parts are included.