Play Puccini (Violin) (10 Arias Transcribed for Solo Instrument & Piano). By Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924). For Violin (Violin). Misc. Classical Period, Opera and Play Along. Difficulty: medium to medium-difficult. Violin solo book and accompaniment CD. Standard notation, bowings, introductory text and piano accompaniment. 38 pages. Published by Ricordi (HL.50484652).
ISBN 0634046349. With standard notation, bowings, introductory text and piano accompaniment. Classical Period, Opera and Play Along. 9x12 inches.
Who needs a singer? With Play Puccini, instrumentalists can bathe themselves in luxurious Italian melody! These ten opera arias are among the composer's most famous and distinctive achievements, here transcribed for intermediate level solo instrument and piano. The book includes a biography of Puccini, notes about the plot of each opera, and the dramatic context of the selected aria. The companion CD features excellent performances, as well as piano accompaniments for practice. Includes arias from: La Boheme, La Fanciulla Del West, Gianni Schicchi, Madama Butterfly, Manon Lescaut, Suor Angelica, Tosca and Turandot.