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Prelude to Act I of "La Traviata"

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Giuseppe Verdi

Giuseppe Verdi (ed. Falcone)


General Info

Year: 1853 / 1966
Duration: c. 3:25
Difficulty: IV (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Neil A. Kjos Co.
Cost: Score and Parts - $75.00   |   Score Only - $5.00

For further availability information, see Discussion tab, above.


Instrumentation

Full Score
Flute I-II
Oboe
Bassoon
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III-IV
E-flat Alto Clarinet
B-flat Bass Clarinet
B-flat Contrabass Clarinet
E-flat Alto Saxophone
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
Cornets I-II-III-IV
Horn in F I-II-III-IV
Trombone I-II-III
Euphonium (Bass Clef & Treble Clef)
Tuba
Timpani


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

La Traviata (The Fallen Woman) is an opera in three acts by Giuseppe Verdi set to an Italian libretto by Francesco Maria Piave. It is based on La dame aux Camélias(1852), a play adapted from the novel by Alexandre Dumas, fils. The opera was originally entitled Violetta, after the main character. It was first performed on 6 March 1853 at the La Fenice opera house in Venice.

- Program Note from Wikipedia


Commercial Discography

None discovered thus far.


Audio Links


State Ratings

  • Kansas: IV
  • Michigan: Senior High C
  • Oklahoma: III-A


Performances

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  • Iowa State University (Ames) Symphonic Band (Stephen Smyth, conductor) – 15 February 2019
  • Michigan State University (East Lansing) Alumni Band – 30 April 2017
  • Lone Star Symphonic Band (Katy, Tex.) (Bob Bryant, conductor) - 3 May 2015
  • Northern Illinois University (DeKalb) Wind Ensemble (Ronnie Wooten, conductor) - 2014
  • Austin Peay State University Symphonic Band (John Schnettler, conductor) - 30 April 2013


Works for Winds by this Composer


References

  • La Traviata, Wikipedia.
  • Verdi, G.; Falcone, L. (1966). Prelude, Act I, La Traviata [score]. Neil A. Kjos Co.: Park Ridge Ill.