Biography of Guiseppe Verdi (1813-1901)

Born in Le Roncole near Busseto
Early employment as an organist of the village.
Studentship payed by a benefactor for studying at Milano conservatory. The conservatory rejected him due to "proven disability"
Three years of private lessons from Vincenzo Lavigna
Return to Busseto being maestro di musica
Premiere of his first opera "Oberto" at the Scala
Death of his wife and deep depression
He criticises the work conditions at the Scala and avoids to work there afterwards for twenty years
For four years member of parliament in Rome
Foundation of a hospital in Villanova and a retirement home for musicians in Milan
Dies in Milano

Sheet music for flute:

Ernani Finale del terz'atto - ridotto in quintetto da Pietro Amici Boccetti (Bearbeitung)
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(flute, 2 violins, viola, cello)
Rating: easy
  1. Allegro - Adagio
Score and parts.
Nabucco - Ouverture (A-Dur) (Bearbeitung)
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(flute/piccolo, oboe, clarinet in A, bassoon, horn)
Bärenreiter, BA 6875
Rating: mid-grade
Only parts. Both-sided but easy to turn the page because there are several bars rest in each part for doing so.
Ouvertüre zur Oper Nabucco (A-Dur) (Bearbeitung)
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(4 flutes/piccolo (alto flute))
Zimmermann, ZM 33240
Rating: mid-grade
  1. Andante -Andantino - Allegro
Rigoletto Fantasy (A-Dur)
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(flute, piano)
Rating: difficult
  1. Allegro con brio - Allegretto - Questa o quella - Caro nome - Allegro brillante

Literature von/über Guiseppe Verdi

Last edit 16.12.2012