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 Suppe; 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 Suppe; 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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| Format ||Conductor Score|
| Instrument ||String Orchestra|
| Genre ||Masterwork Arrangement|
| Category ||String Orchestra|
| Level ||3|
| Shipping Weight||0.168 lbs |
|Alfred Publishing Item ||00-44809S|
|Product Code ||YL00-44809S|
Douglas E. Wagner : Arranger
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