Luigi Legnani

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As a trained string player Legnani became devoted to the guitar and singing. He appeared as a tenor in arias by Cimarosa, Donizetti and Rossini but his guitar virtuosity was unparalleled. Legnani made…
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Composition Highlights

Title Year Avg. Duration Genre
Caprices (36) for guitar, Op 20 Chamber Music
Fantasie for guitar, Op 19 Chamber Music
Duetto concertante for flute & guitar, Op 23 Chamber Music
Cavatina d'Elvira, for flute & guitar (from Verdi's Ernani) 1846 Chamber Music
Introduction, Theme, Variations and Finale for guitar, Op 64 Chamber Music
Gran duetto for flute & guitar, Op.87
Cavatina d'Ernani, for flute & guitar (from Verdi's Ernani) 1846 Chamber Music
Terremoto con Variazioni for guitar, Op 1 Chamber Music
Variazioni sopra un tema (La Marcia) della Donna del lago di Rossini, for guitar, Op. 24 Chamber Music
Cavatina (Oh quante Lagrime) de l'opera "La dame du lac", for guitar, Op. 18 Chamber Music
Ai capricci della sorte, for guitar (after Rossini's "L'Italiana in Algeri"), Op. 5 Chamber Music
Gran Sinfonia, for guitar (after Rossini's "L'Italiana in Algeri"), Op. 2 Chamber Music
Scherzo for guitar, Op. 10 Chamber Music
Potpourri Brillant, for guitar, Op. 31 Chamber Music
Balli Nazionali (3), for guitar (after Auber and Schmidt), WoO Chamber Music
Languir per una bella, cavatina for guitar (after Rossini's "L'Italiana in Algeri"), Op. 7 Chamber Music
Capriccetti (6) for guitar, Op. 250 Chamber Music
Lezioni (4), for guitar (attributed) Chamber Music
Andante and Allegro, for guitar (after Rossini's "Guillaume Tell Overture"), Op. 202 Chamber Music
Grande fantasia for guitar, Op. 61 1834 Chamber Music
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