Semiramide - Overture Gioachino Rossini Download 'Semiramide - Overture' on iTunes
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Classical music inspired by Shakespeare
You'd be forgiven for thinking Verdi was a rather miserable soul. Of his 26 operas, this was only the second comedy. It's another one of Boito (pictured) and Verdi's collaborations, adapted from The Merry Wives of Windsor and scenes from Henry IV.