Amilcare Ponchielli

Sinfonia in F Minor

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Sinfonia in F Minor by Amilcare Ponchielli (1834–1886), modern edition by David Whitwell (1937–). Ponchielli served as the conductor of the Cremona Civic Band, for whom he composed more than 70 original works and an equal number of transcriptions.

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Sin­fo­nia in F Minor
Amil­care Ponchiel­li (1834–1886)
Mod­ern edi­tion by David Whitwell (1937–)

Date: mid 1800s
Instru­men­ta­tion: Con­cert Band
Dura­tion: 7:00
Lev­el: 5

Recording

This live per­for­mance was giv­en on May 10, 1991, by the Cal­i­for­nia State Uni­ver­si­ty, North­ridge Wind Ensem­ble, David Whitwell, Con­duc­tor.

Notes on Ponchielli Sinfonia in F Minor

Ponchiel­li was a famous 19th cen­tu­ry Ital­ian opera com­pos­er whose opera, La Gio­con­da, with its famous “The Dance of the Hours,” is still in the inter­na­tion­al reper­to­ry.

He also served as the con­duc­tor of the Cre­mona Civic Band, for whom he com­posed more than 70 orig­i­nal works and an equal num­ber of tran­scrip­tions. This Sin­fo­nia, was one of the works com­posed for the civic band of Cre­mona.