Barcarola NapoletanaThe beautiful song Santa Lucia is a traditional Neapolitan song.
It was arranged by Teodoro Cottrau (1827–1879) and published by the Cottrau firm, as a barcarolla, in Naples in 1849.
The beautiful song Santa Lucia is an ode dedicated to the city of Naples and to the Santa Lucia area which faces the Gulf of Naples.
The lyrics are the words of a boatman inviting people on his boat, telling them about the beauty of the sea at moonlight and of the city of Naples.
This score is an arrangement of the beautiful Neapolitan barcarole Santa Lucia for viola with piano accompaniment.
It is set in the key of C Major.
The viola part can be played entirely in the first position.
It is appropriate for Grade 3 viola players.
Duration : 01:35
Source : Traditional Neapolitan Songs
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