May the wind be Gentle

“Soave sia il vento” (“May the wind be gentle”) is a scene from Act 1 of Mozart’s opera Così fan tutte. Sung by the heroines, Dorabella and Fiordiligi, as they bid a bittersweet farewell to their lovers departing by sea, the aria features an exquisitely beautiful melody soaring over a fluid accompaniment suggesting currents of water and wind. This arrangement for two pianos is faithful to the original in structure and spirit.

— Greg Anderson & Elizabeth Joy Roe

 

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10.00

"Soave sia il vento" from Così fan tutte

by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
arranged for two pianos by Anderson & Roe

intermediate

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