Cuban Overture (Gershwin, George)

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Publisher. Info. New York: New World Music, 1933.
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Work Title Cuban Overture
Alternative. Title Rumba
Composer Gershwin, George
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1932
First Performance. 1932-08-16
First Publication. 1933 - New York: New World Music
Average DurationAvg. Duration 10 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation Orchestra: 3 flutes (3rd also piccolo), 2 oboes, English horn, 2 clarinets (B),
bass clarinet B), 2 bassoons, contrabassoon, 4 horns (F),
3 trumpets (B), 3 trombones, tuba, timpani, percussion, strings


Misc. Comments

According to Grove Music, this was originally entitled "Rumba".