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Verdi – Oberto Overture
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Verdi – Oberto Overture


Arranged for string orchestra by Giancarlo Rizzi. Edited by Damian Iorio

Set includes:
Full score
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 7 minutes

ISMN: 9790708193104 Category:

Oberto, Conte di San Bonifacio was Verdi’s first opera, and is set in the town of Bassano in Italy. It was first performed in 1839 at Teatro alla Scala in Milan and, despite limited success, resulted in the young composer receiving two further commissions from the theatre’s impresario.