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|Work Title||Six Favourite Opera Overtures|
|Alternative. Title||Six Favourite Opera Overtures set for the Harpsichord or Organ|
|Composer||Bach, Johann Christian|
|Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No.||W.G 4, 5, 1, 26, 25|
|Composer Time PeriodComp. Period||Classical|
|Instrumentation||Orchestra, arranged for Harpsichord or Organ|
"Contains overtures (1-3) from the operas Orione, Zanaida, and Artaserse; overtures 4-5 are contributions by J.C. Bach to the pasticcios La Cascina and Astarto; the 6th overture is not identified by Warburton as by J.C. Bach, with an alternative attribution given to Baldassare Galuppi (Warburton LA Inc 1, and YC 28; all 6 arrangements are attributed to J.C. Bach. (cf. Warburton, Ernest. The collected works of Johann Christian Bach. Part one, Thematic catalog, 1999)."