Verdi’s La Traviata was premiered at La Fenice in Venice in 1851, and is one of the most performed and loved operas in the opera repertoire. The Prelude to Act 3, achingly tender with moments of hope overshadowed by despair, introduces the drama’s concluding scene.
Verdi – La Traviata Act 3 Prelude
Arranged for string orchestra by Damian Iorio.
1st Violin – 3 copies
2nd Violin – 3 copies
Viola – 2 copies
Cello – 2 copies
Bass – 1 copy
Our Verdi arrangements are unabridged, unsimplified and faithful to the original scores with regards to dynamics, phrasing and articulation. We recommend a minimum string size of 6 5 4 4 2 as there are divisi and soli, although it could be performed with fewer players.
Duration 3.30 minutes