Operas by Gioachino Rossini for rent in reduced orchestration

The Barber of Seville (our standard reduction)$600

Reduction for 1 flute (doubles on piccolo), 1 oboe, 2 clarinets, 1 bassoon, 2 horns, 1 trumpet, timpani & percussion (combined part—1 or 2 players), guitar (optional), continuo (recitatives), and strings.

Includes Almaviva’s Act II aria “Cessa di più resistere.” Also includes transposed versions of “Un voca poco fa” (originally in E, also tranposed to F), “La calunnia è un venticello” (originally in D, also transposed to C), and “Contro un cor che accende amore” (originally in D, also transposed to F).

We also have a large-format full score (not reduced) of The Barber of Seville available for purchase, with our additional rehearsal marks and corrections, 9 x 12 inches, coil-bound, 3 volumes, 432 total pages, $175/set. (A reduced score is included with the rental of the reduction). Our rehearsal marks are based on those of the Ricordi edition, interpolated with additional marks where Ricordi’s are too far apart.

The Barber of Seville: Overture$80

Reduction for 1 flute, 1 oboe, 2 clarinets, 1 bassoon, 2 horns, 1 trumpet, timpani & percussion (combined part—1 or 2 players), and strings.

Excerpt from the above

The Barber of Seville (slightly smaller orchestra)$600

Reduction for 1 flute (doubles on piccolo), 1 oboe, 2 clarinets, 1 bassoon, 2 horns, timpani & percussion (combined part—1 or 2 players), guitar (optional), continuo (recitatives), and strings.

Similar to our standard reduction, but without the trumpet.

Don’t see what you’re looking for? Contact us. We have other operas in the works, and will consider commissions as time permits.