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La Famiglia

CD (Item 609320) GDM (Italy), 1987 — Condition: Used
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Armando Trovajoli's score for Ettore Scola's story of a multi-generational family – served up with just the right sort of tones to fit the story! The music here is a fair bit warmer and more sentimental than Trovajoli's work of a few decades before – much more in the space that Ennio Morricone was hitting with some of his bigger film scores of the 80s – and done in tones that echo history and family with every note. The style's never cloying or commercial, though – and like Morricone, Trovajoli succeeds through understatement – keeping the backings subdued at most moments, and letting smaller instrumental voices take center stage. Titles include "Addio", "Ricordi", "La Familgia", "Primo Incontro", "Sensazione", "Telefonata Da Parigi", and "Adelina".  © 1996-2017, Dusty Groove, Inc.

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