Turandot

Carl Maria von Weber

Turandot

J75, Op. 37

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The orientalism of Carlo Gozzi's play, Turandot, fascinated German audiences; in 1804 Schiller translated the play for the German National Theater at Weimar. For the premiere of Schiller's translation in September 1809, Weber contributed an overture and six instrumental pieces. The overture is the most extensive contri... read more

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