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Passo a sei

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Gioacchino Rossini

Gioacchino Rossini (trans. Patrick Dunnigan)


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Subtitle: From William Tell

The title translates from the Italian as "Dance of Six."


General Info

Year: 1829 /
Duration: c. 6:30
Difficulty: V (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Unknown
Cost: Score and Parts - $150.00


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Program Notes

Passo a sei, or "Dance of the Sixes," is from the first act of Rossini's famous opera William Tell. William Tell is a French-language opera in four acts by Italian composer Gioachino Rossini to a libretto by Victor-Joseph Étienne de Jouy and L.F. Bis, based on Friedrich Schiller's play William Tell, which, in turn, drew on the William Tell legend.

The opera was Rossini's last, although he lived for nearly 40 more years. Fabio Luisi said that Rossini planned for William Tell to be his last opera even as he composed it. The often-performed overture in four sections features a depiction of a storm and a vivacious finale, the "March of the Swiss Solders."

- Program Note from Florida State University Wind Ensemble concert program, 13 April 2021


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