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The Barber of Seville - Overture

Composer
Gioacchino Rossini
Year of composition
1816
Arranger
Difficulty
Difficult (Grades 7+)
Duration
8 minutes
Genre
Classical music
Instrumentation
String quartet
Instrumental parts
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This overture, arguably Rossini's most famous, was not actually composed originally for this opera at all! Rossini was short of time, so he simply grabbed an overture he had written earlier and used it for this comic opera instead.

This arrangement comes with an additional bass part for use with string orchestra.

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