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Gioachino Rossini:

Overtures

Usually, an overture is a piece of music played at the beginning of a play, opera or ballet in order to set the mood. But there are also other kinds of overtures.

Music heard in this episode:

Lully: Les Noces de Village Overture
Telemann: Alaster Overture in F Major
Offenbach: Grand Duchess:Overture
Monteverdi: L'Orfeo: Toccata
Mozart: Don Giovanni Overture
Beethoven: Egmont Overture
Mendelssohn: Midsummer Night's Dream Overture
Brahms: Academic Festival Overture
Tchaikovsky: 1812 Overture
Rossini: William Tell Overture

Learn more about Gioachino Rossini

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This Week's Quiz

An overture opens a piece of music.

 true

 false

Overtures put the listener in the mood for what's coming up.

 true

 false

An overture often includes music from the stage work that follows it.

 true

 false

Classics For Kids

Our Shows

Gioachino Rossini:

Overtures

Usually, an overture is a piece of music played at the beginning of a play, opera or ballet in order to set the mood. But there are also other kinds of overtures.

Music heard in this episode:

Lully: Les Noces de Village Overture
Telemann: Alaster Overture in F Major
Offenbach: Grand Duchess:Overture
Monteverdi: L'Orfeo: Toccata
Mozart: Don Giovanni Overture
Beethoven: Egmont Overture
Mendelssohn: Midsummer Night's Dream Overture
Brahms: Academic Festival Overture
Tchaikovsky: 1812 Overture
Rossini: William Tell Overture

Learn more about Gioachino Rossini

Classics For Kids


This Week's Quiz

An overture opens a piece of music.

 true

 false

Overtures put the listener in the mood for what's coming up.

 true

 false

An overture often includes music from the stage work that follows it.

 true

 false

 

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