Light Cavalry Overture (1906)
FRANZ VON SUPPƒ (arr. Charles Godfrey)
Franz von SuppŽ’s musical ability was recognized after he composed a Mass for the Franciscan church at Zara when he was only fifteen. He later served as a musical director of various groups in Vienna where he wrote more than sixty comic operas. He is best remembered for his overtures, the most well known of which include Morning Noon and Night in Vienna, Poet and Peasant, and Light Cavalry.
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