Title: Prelude (to Act I of La Traviata) for String Orchestra (Grade 3), By Guiseppe Verdi, Edited by Jack Bullock, Published by Belwin, Item number: 25021. 3 min.
La Traviata, an opera in three acts written by the Italian composer, Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901), has become a favorite of opera lovers the world over. It contains some of the most beautiful of Verdi's melodies and begins with a short orchestra prelude. A worthy addition to any orchestra program, this arrangement for intermediate orchestra can be performed by String Orchestra alone or with the addition of any instrument up to full orchestra.