DUET SINGLES! Choose a Title - Classical Plus!
for Flute or Oboe or Violin & Viola
Largo al factotum (Barber of Seville - Rossini)
O Mio Babbino Caro (Puccini)
This versatile series is designed to be played by two different instruments! Each duet is published in score form (both parts on the same page) so that the players can play from the same part. All duets are arranged specifically for the listed instrumentation.
LARGO al FACTOTUM (Make way for the factotum!) is an aria from Rossini’s The Barber of Seville, sung at the initial entrance of the title character. Who doesn’t know this awesomely hummable song? Even Rossini would probably find it amusing that his aria has become even more famous due to the Bugs Bunny cartoon, “The Rabbit of Seville”. And we’d totally go into lavish detail to define the history and meaning of the term "factotum", but we took a vote, and unfortunately, That’s All, Folks!
O MIO BABBINO CARO ("Oh my dear daddy") is one of Puccini’s best-loved arias. Lauretta sings ‘O mio babbino caro’ to persuade her father Gianni Schicchi to help her and her boyfriend Rinuccio Donati. It is an interlude expressing lyrical simplicity and love in contrast with the atmosphere of hypocrisy, jealousy, double-dealing, and feuding in medieval Florence.
DUET SINGLES! Choose a Title - Classical Plus! for Flute or Oboe or Violin & Viola
- Product Code: 46111X-2 Singles
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