The trumpet as a musical and dramatic element in selected operas of Gioachino Rossini and Giuseppe Verdi: Its employment in on-stage and off-stage instrumental ensembles, a lecture recital, together with three recitals of selected works of J. G. B. Neruda, P. Hindemith, G. Antheil and others

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The popularity of the miscellaneous wind bands in Italian society through the centuries, and the prominent use of the trumpet within these ensembles and as a solo instrument, become evident in the examination of the development of the banda sul palco (the band on stage) in Italian opera. Gioachino Rossini was the first to use the banda sul palco (stage band) with any regularity. Giovanni Paisiello, Giuseppe Gazzaniga, and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart must be considered earlier contributors to the growing movement of using instrumental ensembles on stage.

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Peters, Grant S. (Grant Shields) December 1998.

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The popularity of the miscellaneous wind bands in Italian society through the centuries, and the prominent use of the trumpet within these ensembles and as a solo instrument, become evident in the examination of the development of the banda sul palco (the band on stage) in Italian opera. Gioachino Rossini was the first to use the banda sul palco (stage band) with any regularity. Giovanni Paisiello, Giuseppe Gazzaniga, and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart must be considered earlier contributors to the growing movement of using instrumental ensembles on stage.

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Peters, Grant S. (Grant Shields). The trumpet as a musical and dramatic element in selected operas of Gioachino Rossini and Giuseppe Verdi: Its employment in on-stage and off-stage instrumental ensembles, a lecture recital, together with three recitals of selected works of J. G. B. Neruda, P. Hindemith, G. Antheil and others, thesis or dissertation, December 1998; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc935646/: accessed October 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .