- Instrumentation: flute & piano
- Difficulty Level: high intermediate or better [ UK grade 6+]
- Duration: 4:20"
- Genre: Romantic
- Format: Printed sheet music or digital PDF download [10 pp]
- Extra: mp3 play-alongs [8.5 MB]
The famous, popular melody with introduction and sparkling waltz - it's got to be a winner!
Santa Lucia is a neighbourhood in Naples, Italy, and the song is about nostalgia for that place.
Wilhelm Popp [1828 - 1903] was German, a master flute player and composer of music for his instrument. He wrote hundreds of pieces for flute and piano that are always a pleasure to play and always popular.
And, as you can see in the video, Nicola Mazzanti shows us that it sounds good on piccolo also: