Virtuosity by Jessica Martinez: Official Book Playlist

Today, we hear once again from Virtuosity author Jessica Martinez, who is sharing her exclusive playlist for her debut novel — which is very much about music. But it’s not your typical playlist. Rather, Jessica has divided up her songs by character!

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1. Carmen:

  • “Alice” Avril Lavigne
  • “What Do You Want From Me” Adam Lambert
  • “The Only Exception” Paramore
  • “The Cave” Mumford & Sons
  • “Strong Enough” Cheryl Crow

Music she plays in the book:

  • Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto in D Major (what she’s learning for the Guarneri competition)
  • Sibelius Violin Concerto in D Minor (the Tokyo performance)
  • Amazing Grace
  • Lark Ascending by Ralph Vaughan Williams
  • Claire de Lune by Debussy

2. Jeremy:

  • “The Rhythm of Love” Plain White T’s,
  • “Vive La Vide” Coldplay
  • “Secrets” One Republic

Music he plays:

  • Carmen Fantasy by Sarasate (his encore)

3. Diana:

  • “O mio babbino caro” by Puccini

For the comments: What do you think of the Virtuosity playlist?

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