Soldiers’ Chorus (Part II – “Squilli, ercheggi”), from Il Trovatore (string trio – 2 violins and cello)
Title: Soldiers’ Chorus (Part II – “Squilli, ercheggi”), from the opera Il Trovatore
Composer: Giuseppe Verdi, arr. David Gable
Instrumentation: Two Violins and Cello
Printout: 6 pages
Note: The famous Soldier’s Chorus from Il Trovatore is divided by a recitative that, while essential to the plot, is musically less interesting that the rest of the scene. In this, the second choral section, the soldiers celebrate the stirring sound of trumpets.