6 Favourite Opera Overtures (Bach, Johann Christian)

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Work Title Six Favourite Opera Overtures
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Composer Bach, Johann Christian
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJB 78
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 6 overtures:
  1. Orione, W.G 4
  2. Zanaida, W.G 5
  3. Artaserse, W.G 1
  4. La cascina, W.G 26
  5. Astarto, W.G 25
  6. Overture in D major (W.LAInc1; possibly by Baldassare Galuppi)
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Classical
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation Orchestra

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"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)." WorldCat