Intermezzo - From "Cavalleria Rusticana" composed by Pietro Mascagni (1863-1945). Edited by transcr. Robert Schultz. Arranged by Robert Schultz. For solo piano. Masterworks; Piano Solo; Solo. Classical Period and 20th Century. SMP Level 6 (Late Intermediate). Single piece. 4 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.PA02516).
Schultz has transcribed the lovely Intermezzo from the beloved opera 'Cavalleria Rusticana' capturing the orchestral lines in this piano solo. This arrangement uses lots of octaves, broken chords, and requires more musicianship than technical expertise. Clear pedaling and voicing of lines are crucial.
About SMP Level 6 (Late Intermediate)
4-note chords in both hands with large stretches and leaps. Irregular and complicated rhythms.