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Overture to "Abduction from the Seraglio"

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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (arr. Robert Longfield)


This work bears the designation K. 384.


General Info

Year: 1782 / 2003
Duration: c. 6:24
Difficulty: IV 1/2 (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: FJH Music
Cost: Score and Parts - $90.00   |   Score Only - $10.00


Instrumentation

Piccolo
Flute I-II
Oboe
Bassoon
B-flat Clarinet I-II-III
B-flat Bass Clarinet
E-flat Alto Saxophone I-II
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
B-flat Trumpet I-II-III
F Horn I-II
Trombone I-II-III
Euphonium
Tuba
String Bass
Timpani
Percussion I-II-III, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Bells
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Snare Drum
  • Triangle


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

The premier of this opera occurred on July 16, 1782, at the Burgtheater Wein in Vienna. It was his most successful opera outside of Vienna, and is still frequently performed.

-Program Note from Heritage Encyclopedia of Band Music


Commercial Discography

None discovered thus far.


Audio Links


State Ratings

  • Georgia: V
  • Mississippi: VI-A
  • South Carolina: IV


Performances

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References