Gazzaniga: L’Isola d’Alcina Sinfonia



FE12 0200/2000 strings

Allegro spiritoso; Andante; Allegro assai

This overture, coming from Gazzaniga’s early period, is, like Il Calendrano (FE01), in a light, Italian style with a singing second subject and exciting passages for full orchestra. The slow movement, for strings alone, has more depth and pathos. The last movement returns to Italianate froth but with a particularly searching minor key episode.

Duration 8 minutes

Full score  £10

Set of parts wind and strings (33221) £40

Extra string parts £4

Additional information


Extra basso part, Extra viola part, Extra vln 1 part, Extra vln 2 part, Score, Set of parts


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