Santa Lucia

Santa Lucia is a traditional Neapolitan song for voice and piano transcribed by Teodoro Cottrau. It was first published in 1849 in Naples by B. Girard & Co as "Barcarolla". The original lyrics of "Santa Lucia" celebrate the picturesque waterfront district, Borgo Santa Lucia, in the Bay of Naples. These lyrics were written by Achille de Lauzières or baron Michele Zezza. Cottrau translated it from Neapolitan into Italian during the first stage of the Risorgimento, the first Neapolitan song to be given Italian lyrics.

This sheet contains the following parts:

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Santa Lucia - Complete Score (Naples: T. Cottrau)
Santa Lucia - Complete Score (For Piano solo - Godowsky - St. Louis: Art Publication Society, 1915)
Santa Lucia - Complete Score (For Piano solo - Voss - Moscow: A. Gutheil)

Teodoro Cottrau

Teodoro Cottrau was an Italian composer, lyricist, publisher, journalist and politician. He specialised in "folksy" Neapolitan songs. His arrangement of Santa Lucia ...