Francesco Antonio Uttini (1723−1795)

Ouverture till operan Olympiaden [Overture to the opera Olympiaden (the Olympiad)]

  • Year of composition: 1754 according to the autograph score
  • Work category: Orchestral works in one movement
  • Text author: The lyricist is unknown
  • First performed: Copenhagen 1754 according to the score; 1753 according to other sources
  • Duration: Approx. 5-10 min

Instrumentation / / str

Location for score and part material

Handwritten orchestra material of the same period can be found in the Musik- och teaterbiblioteket

  • Location autograph: Musik- och teaterbiblioteket

Description of work

[Allegro] G major 4/4 (C), Andante G minor 4/4 (C), Presto G major 3/8

Work comment

The Swedish title is a quote from the cover page. The first music page states "Sinfonia nell' opera Olimpiade in Copenhagen 1754".