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Themes from The Merry Widow

By Franz Lehar

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String orchestra - Level 4
Composed by Franz Lehar (1870-1948). Arranged by Robert D McCashin. String Orchestra. FJH String Orchestra. Score and set of parts. Duration 2 minutes, 45 seconds. Published by The FJH Music Company Inc (FJ.ST6179).

Item Number: FJ.ST6179

Based on Lehar's famous opera that received nearly 5,000 performances worldwide in its first year alone, this delightful arrangement includes the most notable themes. Portraying both the comical and heartwarming angles of the opera, McCashin has gone to g
Franz Lehar's The Merry Widow is one of the world's most performed operas. The core of the storyline is centered around the widow Hanna Glawari, who has inherited the substantial wealth of her former husband, and becomes the most attractive woman in the country. Beyond the incredibly attractive music, audiences were able to clearly see the parallels between the fictitious homeland of the merry widow's diplomats and the Danube monarchy of Austria-Hungary.

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