Famous Overture Themes

Arr. Douglas E. Wagner String Orchestra Conductor Score & Parts Grade: 3 Item: 00-44809
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This seamless medley of the most popular overture themes from the Classical and Romantic periods---a veritable music history listening lesson---will be a sure-fire hit on any concert program. Scored in D-major throughout, the grade 3 arrangement by Douglas E. Wagner presents many teachable moments with style, balance, dynamic control, articulation, and interpretation.

In order of appearance, the themes included are: "1812 Festival Overture" (Largo) by Tchaikovsky; Overture to Zampa by Herold; Overture to The Barber of Seville by Rossini; Overture to The Magic Flute by Mozart; Overture to The Marriage of Figaro by Mozart; Overture to Poet and Peasant by von Suppé; Overture to The Merry Wives of Windsor by Nicolai; Overture to William Tell by Rossini; Overture to Die Meistersinger by Wagner; Overture to Light Cavalry by von Suppé; Overture to Orpheus in the Underworld by Offenbach; "Academic Festival Overture," by Brahms; and "1812 Festival Overture" (Allegro vivace) by Tchaikovsky. (3:30)

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Series: Belwin Concert String Orchestra
Arranged by: Douglas E. Wagner
Ensemble: String Orchestra
Format: Conductor Score & Parts
Page Count: 124
Item Number: 00-44809
UPC: 038081517391

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