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Music

The music of Italy from classical and opera to folk, pop, and jazz

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Italian jazz

Italian Jazz has been popular since the early 20th Century Jazz may have its roots in the United States, but the genre has been wildly popular in Europe after it was introduced in the early 20th century. This is nowhere more true than in Italy, where cities like Rome, Turin,...
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American singers singing in Italian at Sanremo

Famous American singers at Sanremo We have collected some videos of American singers performing at the Sanremo Festival of the Italian Song held every year in Italy. Back in the 1960s many artists from abroad were called to participate in the competition. The same song was usually performed by an Italian...
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Top Italian songs of all time

The top Italian songs of all time from 1950 to 2015 ranked by sales in Italy. Buy top Italian songs on CD, iTunes, and MP3 compilations.
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Italian classical music

An Extended Look into Italian Classical Music and Opera For many centuries, Italian classical music has been the center of music in Europe. The types of romantic melodies that are known to have been created in this area of the world are still important pieces of Italian classical music heard...
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The Music of Ennio Morricone

Ennio Morricone has won the Oscar for scoring The Hateful Eight by Quentin Tarantino Ennio Morricone has composed about 500 scores, from "The Good, The Bad and The Ugly" to "The Mission", "Cinema Paradiso", "Malena", and in 2015 "The Hateful Eight" for which he has finally won his first Oscar...
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Top Italian Music Artists

A list of best-selling Italian music artists that have sold 100 million records or more Italy has produced some of the most famous singers, first and foremost opera singers like Luciano Pavarotti, and pop singers such as Mina, Adriano Celentano, and Patty Pravo. According to a study that involved collecting data...
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Andrea Bocelli: A voice for all ages

Best selling albums and DVDs by Andrea Bocelli Part of Andrea Bocelli's success is due to the fact that he can sing opera and pop songs with ease. Andrea became famous at Sanremo Festival when, for the first time, he sang "Con te partirò", a lovely romantic song that really...
100 Of The Most Beautiful Italian Songs

The Most Beautiful Italian Songs

We have gathered some of the most beautiful Italian songs from the early 1960s up to recent times. You might recognize familiar artist names such as Mina, Adriano Celentano, and so on. It's difficult sometimes to choose a single songs by such artists, who have produced many beautiful Italian songs,...

Buon Natale: The Christmas Album

Buon Natale The Christmas Album is Il Volo's 3rd full length studio album. It includes several popular Christmas favorites including I'll Be Home For Christmas, Rockin Around the Christmas Tree, O Holy Night and more.
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Italian artists perform English songs in Italian

Growing up in the 1960s and early 1970s, radio and TV stations in Italy used to play the Italian version of famous English songs from USA or UK as performed by Italian singers and bands. In many cases the lyrics were completely different than the original ones, it is quite...

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