Overture to "Joan of Arc" (arr Rollinson)

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Giuseppe Verdi

Giuseppe Verdi (arr. Rollinson)

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This work may also be found under its Italian title, Giovanna d'Arco.

General Info

Year: 1845 / 1902
Duration: c. 8:00
Difficulty: V (see Ratings for explanation)
Original Medium: Orchestra
Publisher: Ditson, available from Ludwig Masters
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $50.00

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Program Notes

Giovanna d'Arco (Joan of Arc) is an operatic dramma lirico with a prologue and three acts by Giuseppe Verdi set to an Italian libretto by Temistocle Solera, who had prepared the libretti for both Nabucco and I Lombardi. It is Verdi's seventh opera.

The work partly reflects the story of Joan of Arc and appears to be loosely based on the play Die Jungfrau von Orleans by Friedrich von Schiller. After writing the music over the autumn and winter of 1844/45, Verdi's opera had its first performance at Teatro alla Scala in Milan on 15 February 1845.

- Program Note from Wikipedia


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