Die Fledermaus Overture - Strauss II
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Classical music for New Year’s Eve
11. Die Fledermaus Overture - Strauss II
'Die Fledermaus' literally means 'The Bat' - what's festive about that, you might ask? Listen to the first few bars of Strauss' brilliant opera overture, and think again. This lively Viennese gem was performed at the first New Year's Day Concert in Vienna.