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Musci, Roberto / Giovanni Venosta: Messages & Portraits (Recommended Records)

Overlays and constructs rhythmic and harmonic vignettes of transparent sound (at once complex and simple) from electronic, acoustic and documentary sources, taking ethnic field recordings as it's thematic centre.
 

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Roberto Musci-composer

Giovanni Venosta-composer


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UPC: 752725003926

Label: Recommended Records
Catalog ID: R R MVCD
Squidco Product Code: 1193

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 1990
Country: Great Britain
Packaging: Jewel tray, not sealed.
Tracks 1 through 9 (from 'Water Messages on Desert Sand') were recorded at FX Studio and 3 Times Out Studios in Milano, IT by Giancarlo Barigozzi. Tracks 10 through 18 (from 'Urban and Tribal Portraits') were recorded in the Winter of 1987 and 1988 at FX Studio in Milano, IT by Marco Vecchi.

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"Classic work. Overlays and constructs rhythmic and harmonic vignettes of transparent sound (at once complex and simple) from electronic, acoustic and documentary sources, taking ethnic field recordings as it's thematic centre."-ReR Megacorp

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"Roberto Musci Born Milan, Italy, 1956. He studied alto sax and guitar and then between 1974 and 1985 travelled around the planet studying African, Indian, Near and Far Eastern music, making field recordings, studying and collecting ethnic musical instruments from around the world. In the '80s and '90s he made ethnic and electronic/experimental programs for Italian national radio and the independent Radio Popolare. He also composed and played music for dance, videos, commercials, poetry, theatre and performed live soundtracks for silent movies. He has released many LPs on numerous European labels."

-FE 7/10/2024

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"Giovanni Venosta - Born Udine, Italy, 1961. Apart from his work with Roberto Music, he has mainly worked as a film composer: 16 feature films, various shorts, documentaries, videos, & music for dance and theatre - awarded the Golden Ciak in 2000, 3 nominations for best soundtrack at Donatello's David in 2002, '04, '08, and a nomination for the Cinema Brazil Grand Prize in '09. Since 2002 he has composed the signature tunes for the Locarno Film Festival. He is also a member of the trio diSturb und Drang, Emilio Galante's ensemble Sonata Islands, and several projects dedicated to the music of Magma, After Dinner and Wha Ha Ha. He also plays electric piano with the afro-beat group Mamud Band and teaches a 3-year degree course of Music for Images at the Civic School in Milan. He has made numerous solo recordings, film soundtrack & band recordings on a variety of labels."

-FE 7/10/2024

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Organized Sound and Sample Based Music
Field Recordings
Electro-Acoustic
Before April-2006
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Organized Sound and Sample Based Music
Field Recordings
Electro-Acoustic
Before April-2006

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