6 Favourite Opera Overtures (Bach, Johann Christian)

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PMLP193274-JC Bach - Six Favourite Overtures.PDF
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London: John Walsh, n.d.(ca.1763)

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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 Number W.G 1 (Ouverture III), W.G 3 (Ouverture V)
Movements/Sections 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)
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation Harpsichord or Organ


Misc. Comments

"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)." [1]

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