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Fratello Sole Sorella Luna

LP (Item 600212) Paramount (Italy), 1972 — Condition: Used
Gatefold
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Beautiful sounds from Riz Ortolani – a much more serious score than some of his work in the 60s, and a set that's almost got a Morricone-like majesty at times! Orchestrations are full, but have some nicely isolated instrumentation – which crafts these melodies that are simple, but powerful – quite seductive, with just a little – and a few tracks feature vocals from Claudio Baglioni. There's a lot less whimsy here than in Ortolani's 60s scores, and the overall sound is relatively mellow, with a slight spiritual bent created through use of chorus vocals on some numbers. Titles include "Fratello Sole Sorella Luna", "Lullaby", "Udienza Papale", "Francesco Va Solo Nel Mondo", and "Conversione Di Bernardo". (Original Italian pressing.)  © 1996-2017, Dusty Groove, Inc.

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