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In his 'Tosca Fantasia,' Giacoma uses various themes from Puccini's opera, including the famous Clarinet solo that precedes Cavaradossi's aria 'E lucevan le stelle.' The solo instrument shifts very effectively between bel canto vocal lines that allow the clarinet to fully revel in its beauty, and the virtuoso arabesques that can be performed so compellingly on the clarinet.