Alessandro Cicognini - Per Vittorio De Sica download album
Alessandro Cicognini was, for 20 years after World War II, the single most influential voice in film music in Italy, as the composer of choice for Italy's most successful postwar filmmaker, Vittorio De Sica. Trained as a classical musician and composer at Milan's Conservatory of Music, he came to film music in 1936, in the belief that movies had supplanted theater and melodrama as popular entertainment
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Nicely played (if somewhat under-recorded) collection of seven film scores composed by Alessandro Cicognini (b. 1906) for Vittorio De Sica's movies over a period of 15 years, beginning with Shoeshine (1946) and ending with The Last Judgement (1961). The music is a curious mix of lyricism and wit, sweeping opera-like passages and small-scale waltz interludes. The music is all appealing, but the most compelling single track is the suite from De Sica's Miracle In Milan, a dazzling display of poignancy and joy, all with a very serious message and intent.
Alessandro Cicognini. Alessandro Cicognini (25 January 1906 – 9 November 1995) was an Italian film music composer. Born in Pescara, Cicognini was classically trained at the Milan Conservatory. In 1933 he composed an opera, Donna Lombarda, inspired by a popular folk ballad.
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He composed 106 soundtracks between 1936 and 1993, many of them for filmmaker Vittorio de Sica. His score for Bicycle Thieves (1948) was awarded Best Soundtrack of the Year. Much of his film music makes use of small ensembles and unusual instrumentation, rather than the lush orchestral scores common to film music of the mid-20th century. In 1965 he retired from film composition and became a teacher; one of his soundtracks, to the 1953 film Stazione Termini, was reused in What's Eating Gilbert Grape in 1993. Cicognini died in Rome on 9 November 1995 at the age of 89. Soundtracks.