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...
|Place, Publisher, Year||
Newcastle upon Tyne, U.K. :
|Pages||1 online resource (467 p.)|
|Additional Information||Originally for orchestra; arr. for piano, except Le Timide.|
Reprinted from editions originally published in the 19th cent.
Introduction in English.
|Online Access||EBSCOhost Ebook Academic Collection EBS 2021|