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Sheet music for Esprit Auber
Vocal - Difficulty: difficult
G. Schirmer Opera Anthology. G. Schirmer Opera Anthology Series. Baroque, Classical Period, 20th Century and Opera. Collection. With vocal melody, piano accompaniment, introductory text and notes and translations. 344 pages. Published by G. Schirmer (HL.50483986).
Orchestra (Study Score)
Overture to the comic Opera. Composed by Daniel Francois Esprit Auber. This edition: Saddle stitching. Sheet music. Eulenburg Taschenpartituren (Pocket Scores). Classical. Study Score. 56 pages. Eulenburg Edition #ETP 658. Published by Eulenburg Edition (HL.49010114).
Concert band - Grade 4
Composed by Daniel-Francois-Esprit Auber (1782-1871). Opera/Overtures; Transcriptions. Concert Band. Romantic; French. Condensed score and set of parts. Composed 1829. Duration 7 minutes. Published by Edwin F. Kalmus (MT.B3007-SET).
Brass Trumpet and Piano - Advanced
Opera-Comique De Daniel-Francois-Esprit Auber (1782 - 1871). Composed by Jean-Baptiste Arban. Collection Guy Touvron. Score and part(s). With Standard notation. 16 + 7 pages. Duration 8 minutes, 10 seconds. Gerard Billaudot Editeur #534-03156. Published by Gerard Billaudot Editeur (PR.534031560).
Anthology of 19th Century French Opera. Composed by Various. Opera. Collection. 76 pages. Published by Prima Voce Editions (PI.PVE023R).
Light/Light Lyric Soprano Voice
Anthology of 19th Century French Opera. Composed by Various. Opera. Collection. 84 pages. Published by Prima Voce Editions (PI.PVE022R).
Auber was almost exclusively an operatic composer, and gained unique popularity in this field. His operas were performed in all theaters and he acquired the nickname "Prince of Comic Opera". He was a genuinely Parisian composer. In his music he is unerringly elegant and witty, clear and cultivated. Today his fame rests chiefly on his dashing and sparkling overtures, and two operas, Masaniello, also known as La Muette de Portici (The Dumb Girl of Portici), and Fra Diavolo. The former work is more serious than the remainder of his enormous output. From 1842 Auber was director of the Paris Conservatory, and during the Second Empire he was court conductor. His music is marked by fiery rhythms and it is said that the revolutionary spirit and exhilarating music of Masaniello, when it was performed in Brussels in 1839, signaled the revolution which brought about Belgium´s separation from Holland.
(Contribution by Raúl Izaguirre Avila <firstname.lastname@example.org>.)