Sunday, July 24, 2016

Adolphe Adam - Overture to Si j'étais Roi

You have heard one of his compositions, and likely can sing along to it.  Here's the song:

Adam was what you might call a "natural".  As a child, he didn't like his structured music lessons, preferring to improvise.  He was a prolific composer of operas and ballets, and a professor at the Paris Conservatoire.  His music is very listenable, and he really deserves to be know for more than a single Christmas carol.

Today's classical composition is the overture to the comedic opera Si j'étais Roi (If I were King):

1 comment:

Chickenmom said...

Thoroughly enjoyed! Thank you!