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Franz von Suppé () was an Austrian composer of light operas. This one is set in the 18th century amid the court intrigues of a Baron and his Hungarian countess lover, whose ballet company is referred to as the 'light cavalry'. While the operetta is obscure, its overture is .
Light Cavalry Overture is the overture to Franz von Suppé’s operetta Light Cavalry (German: Leichte Kavallerie), premiered in Vienna in Although the operetta is rarely performed or recorded, the overture is one of Suppé's most popular compositions, and has achieved a quite distinct life of its own, divorced from the opera of which it.
$ / By Franz von Suppe (). Arranged by Murray Houllif. For percussion septet (bells, xylophone, vibes, marimba, timpani, tambourine/snare drum, bass drum/cymbals). Grade 4. Score and parts. Published by Kendor Music Inc.
Light Cavalry is a two act operetta written in The story revolves around a troop of cavalry men who attempt to unite a young couple through many twists and turns. The overture has taken on a life of its own, much beyond operetta that spawned it. It is core repertoire for orchestras and bands everywhere.
THE WORK: One of the most frequently performed overtures ever, the overture to Light Cavalry is most famous for its use in western ﬁlms as the second section seemingly emulates a horse galloping. The Light Cavalry is an operetta in two scenes and describes the life .