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30 CD box set containing a plethora of rare and influential Italian Prog Rock albums from artists such as Angelo Branduardi, De De Lind, Gino D'Eliso, Ibis, Jumbo, La Stanza Della Musica and many others. All albums remastered and housed in mini-LP sleeves. Universal. 2013.
Italian folk-pop icon Angelo Branduardi was born February 12, 1950 in the Milanese countryside in a small town called Cuggioni. Branduardi experimented with a few instruments before settling on guitar, playing piano at age six, and violin as a soloist at the Conservatory Niccolo Paganini…
English versions of Branduardi's albums were written by Peter Sinfield, also lyricist for King Crimson and Emerson, Lake & Palmer.
Classical music meets mediterrenean meets pop, and a beautiful masterful journey into the world of ethnic popular music…
Cercando l'oro is an album of the Italian singer-songwriter Angelo Branduardi. It was released in 1983 by Polydor; in the same year a French version was also released, entitled Tout l'or du monde.As usual for Branduardi, the lyrics were written in collaboration with his wife, Luisa Zappa, while the French lyrics were by Etienne Roda-Gil. The song "Piano piano" is an Italian version of the popular English song "Barbara Allen".
In Italy, the gambler and professor of poetry Daniele Dominici arrives in the seaside town of Rimini and is hired to teach for four months in the Liceu replacing another teacher. His relationship with his mate Monica is in crisis and he spends most of the time with his new acquaintances and gamblers Giorgio Mosca, Marcello and Gerardo Pavani. In classroom, he meets the gorgeous nineteen years old mysterious student Vanina Abati, who is Gerardo's girlfriend, and he feels a great attraction for her. They meet and know each other outside class, and they fall in love for each other. Their relationship leads to a tragic end.