The overtures of Daniel-Francois-Esprit Auber

The overtures of Daniel-François-Esprit Auber (1782-1871), once as popular as those of Gioacchino Rossini and Franz von Suppé, were formerly known everywhere, a staple of the light Classical repertoire. The influence of Auber's melodies and dance rhythms on piano and instrumental music, and on the genre of Romantic comic opera, especially in Germany, was overwhelming. The operas themselves, apart from Fra Diavolo (1830), have virtually passed out of the repertoire, but some of their overtures...

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Main Author Auber, D. F. E. 1782-1871.
Other Authors Letellier, Robert Ignatius.
Place, Publisher, Year Newcastle upon Tyne, U.K. : Cambridge Scholars, c2011.
Pages1 online resource (467 p.)
ISBN1-283-14242-2
1-4438-2793-2
9786613142429
LanguageEnglish
Additional InformationOriginally for orchestra; arr. for piano, except Le Timide.
Reprinted from editions originally published in the 19th cent.
Introduction in English.
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