Asked in Opera
Who holds the record for the shortest opera overture?
March 09, 2009 8:39PM
Welsh composer Peter Reynolds. In 1993 his opera The Sands of Time was recognised by the Guinness Book of Records as a world record for the world's shortest opera at 3 minutes and 34 seconds. ...It includes all the component parts of an opera - overture, introductory chorus, arias and recitative.