Annotation

The entire overture, in four parts each following the next without pause, lasts for approximately 12 minutes. Probably its most famous segment is the Finale ("March of the Swiss Soldiers") for its use as the theme of The Lone Ranger.

Annotation last modified on 2017-06-13 07:31 UTC.

Relationships

composer: Gioachino Rossini (Italian composer 1792-1868)
Wikidata: Q6046246 [info]
arrangements: Guillaume Tell: Overture (catch-all for arrangements)
Overture de l'opera "Guillaume Tell", S. 552, R. 237 (for piano solo, Liszt)
Overture from Rossini's "Guillaume Tell", op. 202
William Tell Overture (for band, Leidzén)
William Tell: Overture (for organ, Lemare)
is the basis for: William Tell Overture (Spike Jones version)
part of: Guglielmo Tell (translated by Luigi Balocchi)
Guillaume Tell
parts: 1. William Tell Overture: Prelude, Dawn
2. William Tell Overture: Storm
3. William Tell Overture: Ranz des Vaches
4. William Tell Overture: Finale, March of the Swiss Soldiers

Recordings

Date Title Attributes Artist Length
performance
1934-10-20 William Tell, Overture London Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Thomas Beecham 11:54
1939 Guillaume Tell, Ouverture NBC Symphony Orchestra, Arturo Toscanini 11:41
1947 – 1948 Guillaume Tell: Overture Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Victor de Sabata 13:15
1955-09 William Tell: Overture London Symphony Orchestra, Piero Gamba 11:07
1956-11-26 William Tell Overture Boston Pops Orchestra, Arthur Fiedler 11:54
1958-11-22 Guillaume Tell Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Fritz Reiner 11:58
1960-03 Guillaume Tell: Overture Philharmonia Orchestra, Herbert von Karajan 12:06
1960-11 William Tell: Overture London Symphony Orchestra, Piero Gamba 11:35
1962-12-13 – 1962-12-14 Overture to Guillaume Tell (William Tell) Philharmonia Orchestra, Carlo Maria Giulini 12:20
1963-12-02 Guillaume Tell: Overture Engelbert Brenner, John Wummer, New York Philharmonic, Leonard Bernstein 11:27
1971-01-02 – 1971-01-06 William Tell Overture Berliner Philharmoniker, Herbert von Karajan 11:58
1976-12 Guillaume Tell: Overture Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Sir Neville Marriner 11:15
1978-09 – 1979-08 Guglielmo Tell: Overture National Philharmonic Orchestra, Riccardo Chailly 12:23
1978 William Tell: Overture London Symphony Orchestra, Claudio Abbado 11:29
1979 – 1980 William Tell (extract) Philharmonia Orchestra, Riccardo Muti 6:01
1980-07 William Tell: Overture Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, Zubin Mehta 12:00
1983-12-28 – 1984-02-24 "William Tell" Overture Berliner Philharmoniker, Herbert von Karajan 11:39
1985 William Tell Overture partial The Philadelphia Orchestra, Riccardo Muti 3:13
1987-11 Guillaume Tell Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Sir Neville Marriner 11:23
1989-01-09 – 1989-01-11 William Tell Zagreb Festival Orchestra, Michael Halász 12:07
1989-12 Guillaume Tell Chamber Orchestra of Europe, Claudio Abbado 10:59
1991 Guillaume Tell Philharmonia Orchestra, Alceo Galliera 12:07
1993-01-23 – 1993-01-26 Guillaume Tell live Sergiu Celibidache, Münchner Philharmoniker 14:20
2005-07 William Tell Overture Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Anthony Inglis 11:48
2011-09-05 – 2011-09-06 Guillaume Tell Prague Sinfonia, Christian Benda 11:35
2013-04-04 – 2013-04-06 William Tell Overture live and partial Mike 3:41
「ウィリアム・テル」序曲 Rossini, The Hanover Band, Roy Goodman 11:10
Fragments no uvertīras operai "Vilhelms Tells" partial Gioachino Rossini ?:??
Guglielmo Tell National Philharmonic Orchestra, Riccardo Chailly 11:58
Guillaume Tell Orchestre symphonique de Montréal, Charles Dutoit 11:30
Guillaume Tell Gioachino Rossini 11:12
Guillaume Tell Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Carlos Païta 12:12
Guillaume Tell - Overture (arr. for two pianos Joseph Rummel) Julian Reynolds, Peter Lockwood 10:50
Guillaume Tell (William Tell) Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, Yoel Levi 11:17
Guillaume Tell: Andante - Allegro - Andantino -Allegro vivace The London Classical Players, Roger Norrington 11:53
Guillaume Tell: Ouverture Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Myung-Whun Chung 11:10
Guillaume Tell: Ouverture (extr.) partial Philharmonia Orchestra, Carlo Maria Giulini 3:17
Guillaume Tell: Overture Europa Symphony, Wolfgang Gröhs 12:18
Guillaume Tell: Overture partial Gioachino Rossini 3:10
Guillaume Tell: Overture NBC Symphony Orchestra, Arturo Toscanini 11:44
Guillaume Tell: Overture London Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Thomas Beecham 11:41
Guillaume Tell: Overture partial Royal Philharmonic Orchestra 3:29
Guillaume Tell: Overture (excerpt) partial Tbilisi Symphony Orchestra, Djansug Kakhidze 3:06
Guillaume Tell: Overture (extract) partial Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Lamberto Gardelli 6:17
Guillermo Tell National Symphony Orchestra Olsztyn, Igor Gogol 11:13
Guillermo Tell: Abertura SWR Sinfonieorchester Baden‐Baden und Freiburg, Klaus Arp 11:18
Guillermo Tell: Obertura La orquesta filarmónia de Londres, Herbert von Karajan 11:59
Ouverture „Guillaume Tell” partial Koninklijk Concertgebouworkest, Eduard van Beinum ?:??
Ouverture „Guillaume Tell” – vervolg partial Koninklijk Concertgebouworkest, Eduard van Beinum ?:??
Ouvertüre aus Wilhelm Tell Berliner Philharmoniker, Herbert von Karajan 11:59
Ouvertüre aus Willem Tell London Symphony Orchestra, Roderick Dunk 11:53
Overture 'William Tell' Black Dyke Mills Band 10:47
Overture from 'William Tell' Sinfonia Varsovia, Yehudi Menuhin 12:10
Overture from "William Tell" Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala di Milano, Riccardo Chailly 11:37
Overture to "William Tell" London Festival Orchestra 12:54
Overture to "William Tell" London Symphony Orchestra 11:54
Overture to William Tell Gioachino Rossini 11:50
Overture: Guillaume Tell New Symphony Orchestra of London, Kenneth Alwyn 12:08
Overture: William Tell partial Philharmonia Orchestra, Riccardo Muti 5:59
Overture: William Tell partial [unknown] 3:24
Overture: William Tell partial Gioachino Rossini 3:08
Overture: William Tell Georgian Festival Orchestra, Jahni Mardjani 3:08
Overture: William Tell (excerpt) partial Пловдивска филхармония, Руслан Райчев 2:57
Rossini/Liszt, Ouverture de Guillaume Tell Gioachino Rossini 12:55
Strauss Party medley André Rieu 4:22
The William Tell Overture (Excerpt) partial Gioachino Rossini 3:44
Uvertīra no operas "Vilhelms Tells" partial Raimonds Ozols 3:48
Wilhelm Tell: Ouvertüre Orchester der Römischen Oper, Tullio Serafin 11:59
Wilhelm Tell: Overture London Festival Orchestra, Alfred Scholz 12:49
Wilhelm Tell: Overture Gioachino Rossini 12:55
Wilhelm Tell: Overtüre New Philharmonic Orchestra London, Alfred Scholz 11:05
William Tell Bamberg Symphony, Jonel Perlea 11:50
William Tell Cincinnati Pops Orchestra, Erich Kunzel 12:24
William Tell Riccardo Muti 11:27
William Tell Koninklijk Concertgebouworkest, Eduard van Beinum ?:??
William Tell Gioachino Rossini 12:21
William Tell Gioachino Rossini 12:05
William Tell - Overture (Concluded) partial Pierino Gamba, The London Symphony Orchestra ?:??
William Tell - Overture (Part 1) partial Pierino Gamba, The London Symphony Orchestra ?:??
William Tell (Overture): Andante. Allegro. Andantino. Allegro vivace Berliner Philharmoniker, Herbert von Karajan 11:40
William Tell Overture London Philharmonia Orchestra, Riccardo Muti 3:11
William Tell Overture partial Michael Fix 3:20
William Tell Overture partial Gioachino Rossini 3:28
William Tell Overture London Symphony Orchestra, Barry Wordsworth 11:29
William Tell Overture partial Verona Symphony Orchestra 3:32
William Tell Overture partial Brave Combo 3:38
William Tell Overture Gioachino Rossini 12:14
William Tell Overture partial Plovdiv Philharmonic Orchestra, Rouslan Raychev 3:31
William Tell Overture Rossini 12:23
William Tell Overture Gioachino Rossini 12:09
William Tell Overture Gioachino Rossini 11:48
William Tell Overture Zagreb Festival Orchestra 12:11
William Tell Overture London Festival Orchestra, Cesare Cantieri 12:53
William Tell Overture New Philharmonia Orchestra 12:10
William Tell Overture partial Gioachino Rossini 3:21
William Tell Overture partial National Philharmonic Orchestra, Charles Gerhardt 3:22
William Tell Overture partial Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden 4:30
William Tell Overture Zagreb Festival Orchestra, Michael Halász 5:13
William Tell Overture Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Paul Paray 11:12
William Tell Overture partial Gioachino Rossini 6:14
William Tell Overture Gioachino Rossini 12:21
William Tell Overture partial Gioachino Rossini 3:26
William Tell Overture Royal Philharmonic Orchestra of London 12:32
William Tell Overture (Zagreb Festival Orchestra) Zagreb Festival Orchestra, Michael Halász 12:08
William Tell Overture - Rossini partial Gioachino Rossini 2:53
William Tell Overture (Conclusion) partial Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, Yoel Levi 3:16
William Tell Overture (excerpt) partial The Chamber Orchestra of Europe, Claudio Abbado 3:15
William Tell Overture (excerpt) partial Carlo Maria Giulini 3:16
William Tell Overture (excerpt) partial Philharmonia Orchestra, Carlo Maria Giulini 3:11
William Tell Overture (William Tell) Sinfonia Varsovia, Yehudi Menuhin 12:12
William Tell Overture: Theme II (extract) partial Gioachino Rossini 0:42
William Tell: 4. Overture Gioachino Rossini 12:08
William Tell: Ouvertüre Süddeutsche Philharmonie, Alfred Scholz 11:06
William Tell: Overture Koninklijk Concertgebouworkest, Eduard van Beinum 11:41
William Tell: Overture live Sydney Symphony Orchestra 11:30
William Tell: Overture London Symphony Orchestra, Geoffrey Simon 12:15
William Tell: Overture partial Zagreb Festival Orchestra, Michael Halász 6:16
William Tell: Overture Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Carlo Rizzi 12:10
William Tell: Overture Gioachino Rossini 11:41
William Tell: Overture Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Sir Neville Marriner 11:20
William Tell: Overture (From "Armageddon") Gioachino Rossini 12:52