Five great overtures

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Courier Corporation, 1999 - Music - 251 pages
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Renowned for their elegance, lively rhythms, and beautiful melodies, Rossini overtures are staples of concerts around the world — with or without the operas they introduce. This attractive, modestly priced compilation features the overtures from Il barbiere di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville), L’italiana in Algeri (The Italian Girl in Algiers), Il turco in Italia (The Turk in Italy), La Cenerentola (Cinderella), and Il viaggio a Reims (The Journey to Reims). Reproduced from authoritative early scores.

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Gioachino Antonio Rossini was an Italian composer who wrote 39 operas as well as sacred music, chamber music, songs, and some instrumental and piano pieces.

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