Quando me’n vo

From Wind Repertory Project
Giacomo Puccini

Giacomo Puccini (trans. McLain)

Subtitle: From the Opera La Bohème.

This work is also known as Musetta's Waltz.

General Info

Year: 1896 / 2011
Duration: c. 2:00
Difficulty: III (see Ratings for explanation)
Original Medium: Orchestra and voice
Publisher: Baton Music
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - €79.00   |   Score Only (print) - €16.00


Full Score
C Piccolo
Flute I-II
Oboe I-II
English Horn
Bassoon I-II
B-flat Soprano Clarinet Solo I-II
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
B-flat Bass Clarinet
E-flat Alto Saxophone
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
Horn in F I-II-III-IV
String Bass

Soprano Voice


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

Quando me'n vo', also known as Musetta's Waltz, is a soprano aria sung in the second act of Puccini's opera La Bohème by Musetta in presence of her bohemian friends, and is directed toward Marcello in order to make him jealous.

- Program Note from publisher


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State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


To submit a performance please join The Wind Repertory Project

  • United States Coast Guard Band (New London, Conn.) (Richard Wyman, conductor) – 1 November 2017

Works for Winds by This Composer


  • Puccini, G.; McLain, D. (2011). Quando me'n vò : From the Opera "La Bohème" ; Soprano and Symphonic Band [score]. Baton Music: Eindhoven, Netherlands.