Spurred on by right-wing agitation at home, the government of Italy declares war on the Ottoman Empire to secure its claim to the province of Tripoli, known in our time as Libya.
Overture to La Forza del Destino
Composed in 1862 by Giuseppe Verdi. Public domain.
Performed by the University of Chicago Orchestra, and used pursuant to a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported (CC BY 3.0) license. Source.
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