O Mio Babbino Caro is an aria from Puccini’s Opera entitled Gianni Schicchi. The title translates to “Oh my dear Papa” as the character Lauretta pleads with her father to be with her love in marriage. It is a beautiful and simple melody that Jeff has masterfully arranged for Ukulele.

The piece requires a steady pulse, a clear melody, and some expressive use of tempo rubato.

 

This piece is found in Grade 7 of our classical curriculum with full lessons and sheet music is available in the Ukulele Corner Academy.