Life of Puccini

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Saturday, June 02, 2012

From the first time he heard an opera, Giacomo Puccini knew that this was the kind of music he wanted to write. Classics for Kids this weekend explores the life and works of this famous Italian.

Music used within the program (all by Puccini):

Mottetto per San Paolino

Gianni Schicchi - "O mio babbino caro"

Capriccio Sinfonico

Le Villi - "Witches’ Sabbath"

Manon Lescaut - "Donna non vidi mai"

La Boheme - "Che gelida manina"

Tosca - "E lucevan le stelle"

Madame Butterfly - "Un bel di"

Turandot - "Nessun dorma"

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