GUILLAUME TELL (OUVERTURE)

Latest update on 10/09/2015

Artist: Banda Rossa
Author: Gioacchino Rossini
Label: Berliner
Year: 1895

Rossini (1792-1868) wrote this opera in Paris (where he lived for 45 years) based upon Friedrich von Schiller's play Wilhelm Tell. It was his last opera (1829). After that Rossini concentrated on religious music exclusively.

Covers:

1897:

Vess Ossman

1898:

71st Regiment Band [transferred to cd by the Tinfoil Company]

1908:

Odeon Orchester

1908:

Juan Spiwak & Juan Luria [with Friedrich Kark on organ]

1912:

William Reitz [on xylophone]

1935:

Mickey Mouse [in film The Band Concert, his first one in color; in medley with Turkey In The Straw]

1948:

Spike Jones [top 10 US]

1953:

Andrews Sisters [as Now That I'm In Love]

1960:

Dutch Swing College Band [as Wilhelm Tell]

1960:

Piltdown Men [as Piltdown Rides Again; hit UK]

1962:

B. Bumble & The Stingers [as Apple Knocker]

1963:

Charly Cotton [hit GER as Wilhelm Tell Twist]

1972:

Walter Carlos [in film A Clockwork Orange]

1974:

Portsmouth Sinfonia

1984:

Muppets

1985:

Mike Oldfield

2003:

Brave Combo [all as William Tell Overture]

2008:

André Rieu

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