Sheet Music: Preludio

from La traviata
Alternate titlesPrelude from La traviata
Overture from La traviata
ComposerGiuseppe Verdi (1813–1901)
InstrumentationFlute solo
KeyE major
Time signature4/4
Tempo66 BPM
Performance time3:00
Difficulty levelintermediate
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Date added2011-09-16
Last updated2011-09-16
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Friday 16 September 2011

Tune of the Day: Preludio from La traviata

by Giuseppe Verdi, arranged for solo flute

The prelude (or overture, as it is also called) to Act I of Verdi's opera La traviata is based on Violetta's famous aria from Act II, “Amami Alfredo” (“Love me, Alfredo”). Though oddly short for a prelude, it is a very deep and touching piece.

Thanks to Luis for suggesting this piece!

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