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Play Puccini (Flute)

10 Arias Transcribed for Solo Instrument & Piano

By Giacomo Puccini

Flute, Piano Accompaniment (Flute) - Difficulty: medium to medium-difficult
10 Arias Transcribed for Solo Instrument & Piano. Composed by Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924). Instrumental Play-Along. Classical Period, Opera and Play Along. Softcover Audio Online. With standard notation, introductory text and piano accompaniment. 38 pages. Published by Ricordi (HL.50484647).

Item Number: HL.50484647

ISBN 9780634046209. 9x12 inches.

Who needs a singer? With Play Puccini flutists 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 flute 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 audio features excellent performances, as well as piano accompaniments for practice. Includes arias from: La Bohème, La Fanciulla Del West, Gianni Schicchi, Madama Butterfly, Manon Lescaut, Suor Angelica, Tosca and Turandot. Audio is accessed online using the unique code inside the book and can be streamed or downloaded. The audio files include PLAYBACK+, a multi-functional audio player that allows you to slow down audio without changing pitch, set loop points, change keys, and pan left or right.

  • Nessun Dorma  From Turandot
  • In Quelle Trine Morbide  From Manon Lescaut
  • O Mio Babbino Caro  From Gianni Schicchi
  • Quando men vo  From La Boheme
  • Un Bel Di, Vedremo  From Madama Butterfly
  • Vissi D'arte  From Tosca
  • Ch'ella mi creda  From La Fanciulla del West
  • Senza Mamma  From Suor Angelica
  • E Lucevan Le Stelle  From Tosca
  • Recondita Armonia  From Tosca
  • Ratings + Reviews

  • 5

    Evanston, IL
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  • July 12, 2016 Awesome!

    You need to rehearse the pieces quite a bit to learn where to hesitate, but the pieces are beautifully done and well-worth the time you invest! Music not difficult, but working your tone and understanding how to follow an accompaniment that has hesitations makes it a more intermediate/advanced...


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  • 3

    a libary
  • March 06, 2007 nice but didnt give me what i wanted

    i thought it was nice but it wasnt what i wanted i wanted the music notes to come up on the screen and it didnt give me anything and that is what i wanted and i didnt get what i wanted and i find that every unfair [...]

    23 of 52 people found this review helpful.
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  • 4

    George Graham
    Sarasota Florida
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  • May 07, 2006 Delightful music to learn and play

    There are tracks with and without the flute, with a dramatic piano. The CD and book are not in order, but well worth the money.

    18 of 37 people found this review helpful.
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  • 2

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  • February 21, 2005 Piano is too dramatic

    The pianist/arranger plays way too dramatic on the CD - unusable for playing with, and totally unpleasant in the flute with piano tracts.

    25 of 42 people found this review helpful.
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