Puccini For Piano Solo (38 Inspired Selections from 9 Operas). Composed by Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924). For Piano, Piano/Keyboard. Misc. Classical Period. SMP Level 8 (Early Advanced). Collection (no lyrics). Introductory text (does not include words to the songs). 112 pages. Published by Ricordi (HL.50484325).
ISBN 0634040987. With introductory text (does not include words to the songs). Classical Period. 9x12 inches.
Piano solo arrangements of 38 inspired selections from 9 Puccini operas: La Boheme, La Fanciulla del West, Gianni Schicchi, Madama Butterfly, Manon Lescaut, Suor Angelica, Tosca, Turandot and Le Villi. Includes plot notes for each opera, information on its premiere, listings of librettists, pronunciation guides, and more.
This title has selections that range in difficulty from SMP Level 7-8.
About SMP Level 8 (Early Advanced)
4 and 5-note chords spanning more than an octave. Intricate rhythms and melodies.