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William Tell Overture


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About Gioachino Rossini

Italian composer Gioachino Rossini was born in 1792 and died in 1868, so you might think that he celebrated 76 birthdays. But Rossini was born in a leap year, on February 29th, so he only had 18 official birthdays! Rossini was the most successful opera composer of his day.

Track list:
Rossini: Prelude, Theme and Variations
Rossini: Barber of Seville: Una Voce Poco Fa
Rossini: Sonata No. 1 in G
Rossini: Di Tanti Palpiti
Rossini: Variations on Di Tanti Palpiti
Rossini: Barber of Seville: Overture
Rossini: Barber of Seville: Largo Al Factotum
Rossini: Cat Duet
Rossini: William Tell Overture

Classics for Kids Quiz

1. Rossini was born in what country?

France

Germany

Italy

Austria


2.What is a solo song in an opera called?

concerto

aria

lied

premier


3. What is the name of Rossini's best-known opera?

The Magic Flute

Aida

La Boheme

The Barber of Seville


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