: bach favourite opera overtures
Arrangements and Transcriptions
||Six Favourite Opera Overtures
||Six Favourite Opera Overtures set for the Harpsichord or Organ
||Bach, Johann Christian
|Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No.
||W.G 4, 5, 1, 26, 25
- Orione, W.G 4
- Zanaida, W.G 5
- Artaserse, W.G 1
- La cascina, W.G 26
- Astarto, W.G 25
- Overture in D major (W.LAInc1; possibly by Baldassare Galuppi)
|Composer Time PeriodComp. Period
||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)."