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An overture is the instrumental introduction to a dramatic, choral or, occasionally, instrumental composition. Overture may also refer to:
- Overture Networks, multi-national manufacturer of networking and telecommunications equipment
- Overture Films theatrical motion picture production & distribution company
- Overture Services, an Internet search engine company acquired by Yahoo! in 2003
- Overture (video game), a 2015 action-adventure game
- Overture (1958 film), a 1958 Canadian documentary film
- Overture (1965 film), a 1965 Hungarian documentary film
- The Overture, a 2004 Thai musical-drama film
- "Overture" (Def Leppard song), the last track on Def Leppard's debut album On Through The Night (1980)
- "Overture" (The Who song), a song by The Who from the 1969 rock opera Tommy
- "Overture", a song from Irving Berlin's musical Annie Get Your Gun, starring Dolores Gray as Annie Oakley
- "Overture", a song from Patrick Wolf's album The Magic Position (2007)
- "Overture", the instrumental introduction of Rush's song "2112" from the album of the same name, released in 1976
- "Overture 1928", the second track from Dream Theater's fifth studio album, Metropolis Pt. 2: Scenes From A Memory
- "Overture" (Bruckner), an orchestral composition by Anton Bruckner
- François-Dominique Toussaint Louverture (or Toussaint L'ouverture) (1743–1803), leader of the Haitian Revolution
- Overture Center, a performing arts center and art gallery in Madison, Wisconsin
- Penumbra: Overture, a survival horror PC video game, the first installment of the Penumbra series by Frictional Games
- "Rozen Maiden ouvertüre", a two-episode special that is part of the Rozen Maiden anime series.
- Overture (software), notation software developed by Sonic Scores
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