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Teaching the World to Play

Overture from The Thieving Magpie

(La gazza ladra)
Gioachino Rossini
Arranged by Carrie Lane Gruselle
Grade: 4

The Thieving Magpie is one of Rossini’s most memorable and exciting opera overtures. After an aggressive and militaristic introduction comes the drama and intrigue surrounding a story centered on the theft of a silver spoon! Students will explore a full range of expression and bow strokes in this expertly orchestrated arrangement. (3:45)

Audio Only:
Item No.
Full Set: ST6436 55.00
Score Only: ST6436S 5.00