Il barbiere de Siviglia by G. Rossini (arranged for saxophone ensemble)

G. Rossini
Il barbiere de Siviglia
(arranged for saxophone ensemble)
Opus 11
Released date: 2023
ISBN 9 790803 760324



Gioachino Rossini’s “Il barbiere di Siviglia” overture is a masterclass in comic opera. Dynamic and lively, it sets the tone for the opera’s story of wit, mischief, and charm. Its intricate melodies capture the essence of the characters, inviting audiences into a world of delightful absurdity before the curtain even rises. Playful yet profound, this overture encapsulates Rossini’s genius, preparing listeners for an unforgettable journey into the heart of comedic opera. Enjoy the exhilaration of this musical roller coaster as it expertly sets the stage for the captivating narrative that follows.

Francesco Barberia has expertly translated this vibrant atmosphere for a saxophone ensemble, accentuating the expressive capabilities of the various types of saxophones harmoniously performing together.

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