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These online bookshops told us they have this item:. Plus an unforgettable interview with his wife, Yvonne Loriod, who both inspired her husband and performed his works on piano with exquisite illumination. In their historical wanderings, Rom peoples have traveled from the desert of Rajasthan to Andalusia, from the green Sindh Valley to the Nile and the Danube, from the high plains of the Himalayas to Transylvania, from the Red Sea to the Atlantic Ocean.
This book takes a look at those journeys and music that arose along the way. Weber brings us Rom repertoires and musical traditions of this multifarious culture. We learn how the Rom began their migration from India prior to the year AD, and follow them to the Middle East and Europe, where they remain to this day a mystery to most. Various Authors Isang Yun. A piecing together a mosaic of the life and work of Isang Yun — his political activism and musical genius.
To come up with an in-depth, detailed look at the composer, a product of two cultures who blended the sounds of traditional Korean music with the language of European instrumentation, the authors relied on the support of musicologists, composers, performers and friends of Yun. A multi-layered, surprisingly lively portrait is the result. A reminder of her previous adolescent image, her single "Suna ni kieta namida" "Tears Disappear in the Sand" , sung in Japanese, peaked at 1 on the Japanese singles chart and earned Mina the title of Best International Artist in Japan.
The first episode of the Studio Uno live Saturday night series showcased Mina's new blond look with shaved eyebrows.
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Her recordings of included the scatting performance of "Spirale Waltz", the theme song for the film The 10th Victim. Morricone started to repeat a short musical theme of just three notes by his term a micro-cell  on an upright piano. He had copied the snippet of melody from the siren of a police car in Marseilles.
After a few bars Mina grabbed the lyrics sheet and started to sing as if she had known the tune before. Composed in this way, "Se telefonando" is a pop song with eight transitions of tonality that builds tension throughout the chorus. The single peaked at 7 on the Italian chart and was 53rd in the annual list of sales.
The album Studio Uno 66 featured the song as one of the standout tracks along with "Ta-ra-ta-ta" and "Una casa in cima al mondo". It was the fifth biggest selling album of the year in Italy. She founded the independent record label PDU in collaboration with her father.
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The first record issued under the label was Dedicato a mio padre Dedicated to My Father. The lyrics talk about the manic attention of the press on an artist's private life. She celebrated the 10th anniversary of her career with a concert at La Bussola, backed by the Orchestra Augusto Martelli. Canzonissima was a Saturday night prime time variety show that aired on Rai Uno from September to January The song was performed as part of a musical fantasy, back to back with "Quelli che hanno un cuore", her intense version of " Anyone Who Had a Heart ".
After a break of three months, Mina returned and recorded the song "Non credere" "Disbelieve" , composed by Luigi Clausetti and Pietro Soffici, with lyrics by Mogol , in April. One of the first introductions of the new repertoire was the Senza Rete live televised concert from the Auditorio A in Naples on 20 January The material provided by Mogol-Battisti was the core for five albums. Among them, Del mio meglio My Best Mina was the biggest seller of The latter two albums were recorded during a break from live performances to give birth to her daughter Benedetta.
Mina's comeback took place at RAI's variety series Teatro 10 in spring One of the highlights of the series was a selection of Battisti's songs performed in duet with the composer.
The successes encouraged Enrico Riccardi to copy Battisti's style in Riccardi's composition "Fiume azzurro", which earned another place in the top of annual record sales in Italy. The song is an easy listening dialogue between Mina's singing and Lupo's declamation. The lyrics' theme are hollow words. These intertwine the lady's lamentation of the end of love and the lies she has to hear with the male protagonist's recitation. In the dialog she scoffs at the compliments he gives her, calling them parole — just words.
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The single was released in April and topped the Italian charts. It was covered by numerous Italian and French duets. Mina said she would be retiring from public appearances after an exclusive concert at the La Bussola Club on 16 September. Thousands of people turned up at the nightclub's doorstep. Mina lost her husband Virgilio Crocco in a car accident in She continued her career with the top Italian chart hits "E poi She recorded the theme song "Fa presto, fa piano" "Works Quickly, Works Quietly" for the film La sculacciata , issued in Mina's last live TV appearance was the final episode of the Milleluci series on 16 March Her last appearance on TV was her performance of "Ancora ancora ancora".
The video was the final number of the "Mille e una luce" show on 1 July Mina gave her last public performance on 23 August at the Bussoladomani theatre. It was recorded and issued as Mina Live ' Mina continued to release albums on a yearly basis with her son Massimiliano Pani as the producer. Between and , she published a double album each year. From the mids, the design of the album covers was trusted to Balletti alone.
A large part of her work has consisted of covering well-known songs; she has dedicated tribute albums to The Beatles , Frank Sinatra , Renato Zero , Domenico Modugno , Lucio Battisti , Enzo Jannacci , the Neapolitan song , and sacred music. Starting in , all of her records included the jazzy piano playing of Danilo Rea. After leaving the stage, her greatest chart successes have been duets. In , "Questione di feeling", a duet with Riccardo Cocciante , was the 13th biggest-selling single of the year in Italy and became an evergreen as a hit song is called in Europe.
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The duet album Mina Celentano , recorded with Adriano Celentano , was the biggest-selling album of in Italy. The break in Mina's TV appearances lasted until , when she released footage of her recording sessions. The videos were broadcast over the Wind internet site on 30 March.
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This resulted in millions of visits to the site on that night, and additional millions on following days. After that event, Mina's singles started to chart in Italy again. The track "Succhiando l'uva" , written for her by Zucchero , peaked at 3 on the chart. Mina's cover of "Don't call me baby Can't take my eyes off you " reached 4 in Italy.
The single "Alibi" reached 6 in Italy. In recent years, Mina has been writing a weekly column on the front page of La Stampa from until and a page in the Italian edition of the magazine Vanity Fair , where she answered fan letters from until Mina continues to publish gold selling albums to the present. She alternates pop albums with jazz-arranged projects and other styles, and keeps surprising with new musical collaborations. Meanwhile her voice and songs are omnipresent in radio and tv commercials, theme tune of sports programmes, talent shows where they sing classics , tribute shows, new covers, and even as samples in the recordings of other artists for example rapper Mondo Marcio.
Although not appearing live, she opened and closed the national Sanremo festival with her version of the Puccini opera aria " Nessun dorma ". Her voice was also present, singing a cover in video's by main sponsor TIM, at the Festival editions of and In there was quite hype about a second album of Mina and Celentano together: Le Migliori. It became the best selling album of the year in Italy. Mina is a soprano with great agility  and a range of three octaves.
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Caught up in the wave of rock and roll sweeping across Italy in , Mina listened to American records  and was a frequent visitor at the Derby Club ,  the Santa Tecla, and the Taverna Messicana clubs of Milan , which promoted rock and roll music. In Mina's first TV appearances she further broke with tradition by shaking her head, hands, and hips to the rhythm.
TV host Mario Riva named her one of the urlatori screamers ,   for her distinctive timbre and power. Later, the public called Mina the Queen of the Screamers.
Mina introduced her new sensual manner  in her presentation of the ballad "Il cielo in una stanza" in Thus, her non-conformist choices represented the emancipation of women in Italy, which did not accord with the dominant Catholic and bourgeois virtues prevalent at the time.