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Gioacchino Rossini

Gioacchino Rossini (arr. Benjamin Britten and T.C. Brown)


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Subtitle: Suite of Movements from Rossini

This work bears the designation Opus 9.


General Info

Year: 1830-1835 / 1946
Duration: c. 11:00
Difficulty: (see Ratings for explanation)
Original Medium: Orchestra
Publisher: Boosey & Hawkes
Cost: Score and Parts – Out of print.


Movements

1. March
2. Canzonetta
3. Tirolese
4. Bolero
5. Tarantella


Instrumentation

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Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

[Benjamin Britten] was only 22 when he created a suite based on Rossini melodies for the film The Tocher. Soirées musicales is based in turn on that suite: five brisk, bright movements for orchestra. The suite is dedicated to the film director Alberto Cavalcanti, director of The Tocher.

- Program Note by Michael Clive


Commercial Discography

None discovered thus far.


State Ratings

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Performances

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  • Racine (Wisc.) Concert Band (Mark Eichner, conductor) - 4 August 2019


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