Tuesday, June 20, 2017

New book release

Alessandro Alessandroni. Un fischio da leone
Publisher: Tsunami
Language: Italian
Pages: 186
ISBN: 9788894859034

Alessandro Alessandroni was one of the most original and multi-faceted musicians of his generation. Entering the collective imagery such as the whistle of the legendary westerns of Sergio Leone, he has impressed his talent in many of the most memorable moments of Italian music from the 60's and 70's, as a multi-instrumentalist, choir director (The Modern Cantors of Alessandroni), arranger, and composer. This biography tells for the first time the career of a decisive musician who has worked almost always behind the scenes, from the origins of the cabaret to the great old-fashioned film scene, admired and sought after all over the world. A light and musically informed tale that is also a journey into one of the most fascinating times of the history of Italian music and cinema, with the story of the protagonist who intersects almost every page with characters such as Nino Rota, Ennio Morricone, Totò , Vittorio Gassman, Fabrizio De André, Luciano Berio ...

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