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 4, 5, 1, 26, 25
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)
Composer Time Period Classical
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation Orchestra, arranged for 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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