Die Fledermaus: Libretto (G. Schirmer’s Collection of Opera Librettos) [Johann Strauss] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. (Opera). English . Like Die lustige Witwe, Die Fledermaus had a libretto based on a French comedy by Henri Meilhac, this time written in conjunction with his. Sheet Music – £ – The libretto to this famous Strauss operetta is presented in paperback format and is clearly laid out with the usual scene and stage.

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Die Fledermaus: Synopsis – Opera Libretti

That is to say — No! I say, that’s cheating! Hard the fate that bids you be Serving maid of low degree. And so if any one of you Should think flfdermaus thing a bore, I warn you that without ado I’ll show you to the door.

He is induced, however, to attend a fancy-dress party at Prince Orlofsky’s, by his friend Dr Falke, who plans revenge for having been abandoned on a previous occasion to go home in his costume of a bat. Even Frosch seems to be dancing to Frosch. Adele arrives to ask the Chevalier Chagrin actually Frank to sponsor her career as an actress, but Frank is not wealthy enough to do this Melodrama; Couplet of Adele: Henceforth we all must be flexermaus I’m sure you will agree.


It is too extraordinary, this likeness. The th performance was passed within two fkedermaus of the first, and Die Fledermaus went on to become the most popular Operette of the 19th century on German stages. I am very sorry. If I could only find a soothing draught!

Strauss II, Johann (Jr) – Die Fledermaus (Libretto)

What is he doing? On his departure, the inevitable lover, whose name is Alfred, is not long absent. I must see who it is. And if you say, ” Excuse me, But it’s odd such things to do! This is the gentleman at No. You’re looking devilish puzzled. Long live his fizzing majesty and all his loyal subjects.

The hours and minutes fly apace. The faithless one is with him! The “Champagne song”, which is sung by the entire ensemble, should not be confused with the baritone aria “Fin ch’ han dal vino” from Don Giovanniwhich is often called the “Champagne aria”.

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I always think it ridiculous when men embrace in the presence of ladies. Why, evening dress for gaol? Let me gaze, your mask just lifting, On your beauty, rich and rare.


So you are still. Let me put it to the test. I am sure he thinks me faithless, perhaps thinks that I love another, and after all, I have only married Iiisenstein. Your poor sick aunt! Stop, that’s very fine, But after seven follows eight.

With a kiss I claim you. The countess is Rosalinde. You see, sir, I am not staggering. I have a certain way. He does, and not an eye is dry Just think what you’d miss, etc. Do you want to make a tramp of me? Powell and Pressburger were reponsible for an English-language version Oh, Rosalinda! Retrieved from ” https: The story they used was a well-worn one, featuring a womanizing Prince, wed by necessity and by procuration, who goes out gallivanting with some bohemiennes on the day of his marriage.

Adele follows him while Rosalinda remains behifid meditating. He’s crying and dancing all at once. Persischer MarschOp.