Composer
VERDI
Title
Fantasy from "Rigoletto" (trans.Phyllis & Monty Adams)
Instrumentation
flute, harp
Publisher
Adams Magnificent Music
Grade
3+
Product Code
15A470000006

Fantasy from "Rigoletto"
Composer: Verdi
Transcribers: Phyllis and Monty Adams
Publisher: Adams Magnificent Music
Instrumentation: Flute and Harp

 

An Italian Romantic composer, mainly of opera, he was one of the most influential composers of the 19th century.  Rigoletto is a three act opera based on Victor Hugo's play Le roi s'amuse, and is considered to be the first of the operatic masterpieces of Verdi's middle to late career.  In this fantasy, the flute has several cadenza sections, allowing it to showcase the arias from this famous opera.

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