Series: Instrumental Publisher: Ricordi Format: Softcover Audio Online Composer: Giacomo Puccini
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 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.
“...this collection is very suitable for intermediate cellists who are ready to explore more expressive possibilities with regard to emotional drama, dynamics, vibrato, and overall musicianship. It also is a wonderful way to introduce students to some of the best loved Puccini arias.”--American String Teachers Association
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.
$19.99 (US) Inventory #HL 50484654 ISBN: 9780634046360 UPC: 073999846546 Width: 9.0" Length: 12.0" 40 pages
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