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Gioachino Rossini:

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.

Music heard in this episode:

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

More shows about Gioachino Rossini

The Story of William Tell
Overtures
Famous Finales
Weather in Music

Learn more about Gioachino Rossini

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This Week's Quiz

Rossini was born in what country?

 France

 Germany

 Italy

 Austria

What is a solo song in an opera called?

 concerto

 aria

 lied

 premier

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

 The Magic Flute

 Aida

 La Boheme

 The Barber of Seville

Classics For Kids

Our Shows

Gioachino Rossini:

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.

Music heard in this episode:

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

More shows about Gioachino Rossini

The Story of William Tell
Overtures
Famous Finales
Weather in Music

Learn more about Gioachino Rossini

Classics For Kids


This Week's Quiz

Rossini was born in what country?

 France

 Germany

 Italy

 Austria

What is a solo song in an opera called?

 concerto

 aria

 lied

 premier

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

 The Magic Flute

 Aida

 La Boheme

 The Barber of Seville

 

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