"Nabucco" Music Box
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Nabucco Music Box
This pocket size, hand-cranked music box plays the "Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves" from Guiseppe Verdi’s Nabucco. Simply wind up the handle and listen to the melody.
The exterior features a reproduction of the turn-of-the-century poster design created for the composition.
Nabucco is one of the many famous operas so brilliantly performed at the Met.
- 3.4” W x 1.9” D x 1.2” H
- Plays "Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves" from Nabucco
Verdi's NabuccoVerdi’s biblical drama about King Nebuchadnezzar and the exiled Israelites premiered in Milan’s Teatro alla Scala in 1842. It was one of the composer’s earliest triumphs, and is considered by many to be the true beginning of his artistic career. The work is renowned for its rousing choruses, especially “Va, pensiero” (“Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves”), which is now regarded as a kind of unofficial national anthem by many Italians who find in it moving echoes of their own historic quest for a nation-state.
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