Overture to William Tell

The William Tell Overture is the opening piece of the homonymous opera (Guillame Tell) written by Rossini and premiered in 1829. It was his last opera, after which he went into semi-retirement, only to work on cantatas, sacred music and secular vocal music. Their overture is in four parts without pause. The piece has seen repeated use and parody, most famously as the theme music for The Lone Ranger and The Adventures of William Tell. Franz List created a piano transcription (labeled S. 552). There have also been transcriptions by other composers.

This piece contains the following parts:

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Overture to William Tell

Gioachino Antonio Rossini

Gioacchino Rossini was an Italian composer who wrote 39 operas as well as sacred music, chamber music, songs, and some instrumental and ...
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