Title: Abduction From The Seraglio (Overture)
Voicing/Format: String Orchestra
Publisher: Hal Leonard Publishing Corp
Composer: Mozart, W A
Arranger: Hoffman, Jamin
Catalog #: 04490997
From the comic opera filled with pirates, Turkish princes, kidnapping and dari ng rescues, Mozart's The Abduction from the Seraglio is the piece of music tha t generated the (possibly fictional) too many notes story. It is written in th e Turkish janissary style, a style of music that fascinated Europe at the time . In this arrangement, the right hand of the piano is frequently written 8va t o help recreate the piccolo that figured prominently in the original.
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