Overture to the Opera
“The Marriage of Figaro”
by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, transcribed by Samuel P Warren,
reprint from G Schirmer, 1901
This is a new printing of the original edition on sturdy acid-free paper. 16 pages. There are transcriptions from this famous overture
from every kind of organist and played on every kind of organ. Warren’s offering reflects use of the organ (and not the piano)
to recreate the orchestral quality of Mozart's instrumentation, actually indicating the instruments playing passages. Highest quality guaranteed.
Size of music is 13.5" x 10.5"
This Is Newly Printed Music
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
(1756–1791) was a child
prodigy who created some of the world’s most creative and best loved music. He wrote Le nozze di Figaro
in 1786, aged 30.
The Overture by itself has become an audience favorite.
Samuel P Warren
(1841–1915), though born in Montreal, made his mark on the organ world
in New York City. He was a founder of the American Guild of Organists
, a respected performer
and teacher, and extraordinary transcriptionist. Moderately difficult.