Gioachino Rossini (1792-1868)

Born February 29, 1792 in Pesaro, Italy. Died November 13, 1868 in Paris (Passy), France.

Overture to La Scala di Seta

Composed: 1812.

First Performance: May 9, 1812 at the Teatro San-Mosè.

Instrumentation: piccolo, flute, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, bassoon, 2 horns, strings.

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