Nicola Piovani

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Nicola Piovani
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Italian pianist, composer and conductor. Born in Rome 26 May 1946 is a famous author of soundtracks. He has a difficult early career (like many other artists): piano player (sometimes also drums) in the cabaret , anonymous orchestrator for the great greek composer Manos Hadjidakis, writer of the music scene for Carlo Cecchi's company theater, co-author of 2 albums by Fabrizio De André, arranger for Produttori Associati. However, his real job is the soundtracks. His first in 1968 for the student movement, but real onset is in a feature film with actress Irene Papas in 1969. Then, in the early 70s, for over a decade, works with Marco Bellocchio (first movie Nel Nome del Padre, 1972) and also with many other great Italian directors including Federico Fellini with whom forms three soundtracks taking the place of late Nino Rota. In the '90s works in association with Roberto Benigni, culminated with La Vita è Bella winning the Oscar in 1999 for best soundtrack of drama. In his 40 years career, in addition to more than 100 films, there is a very intense activity in the theater. We recall I Sette Re di Roma written by Luigi Magni and Pietro Garinei by a great Gigi Proietti. In year 2000, the nomination for Grammy Award.
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AO LP 601 Nicola Piovani - Nel Nome Del Padre (Original Motion Picture Score) album art Nicola Piovani Nel Nome Del Padre (Original Motion Picture Score) (Album) OFF (2) AO LP 601 Italy 1972 Sell This Version
LPF 016 S Nicola Piovani - Daniele E Maria (Colonna Sonora Originale Del Film) album art Nicola Piovani Daniele E Maria (Colonna Sonora Originale Del Film) (Album) Beat Records Company LPF 016 S Italy 1972 Sell This Version
ELP 51, ELP. 51 Nicola Piovani - La Vita In Gioco album art Nicola Piovani La Vita In Gioco(LP, Album) Duse Record, Duse Record ELP 51, ELP. 51 Italy 1974 Sell This Version
MDF 33/73 Nicola Piovani - Flavia La Monaca Musulmana album art Nicola Piovani Flavia La Monaca Musulmana(LP, Album) Cinevox MDF 33/73 Italy 1974 Sell This Version
ELP 056 Nicola Piovani - 23 Svenimenti - Barbadirame album art Nicola Piovani 23 Svenimenti - Barbadirame(LP, Album) Duse Record ELP 056 Italy 1975 Sell This Version
LPF 032 Nicola Piovani - Marcia Trionfale (Colonna Sonora Originale Del Film) album art Nicola Piovani Marcia Trionfale (Colonna Sonora Originale Del Film) (Album) Beat Records Company LPF 032 Italy 1976 Sell This Version
83206 Nicola Piovani - Soleil Des Hyenes (Hyenas' Sun) album art Nicola Piovani Soleil Des Hyenes (Hyenas' Sun)(LP) CBS 83206 Netherlands 1978 Sell This Version
APR 33 Nicola Piovani - April Orchestra Vol. 33 album art E. Morricone*, N. Piovani*, A. Trovaioli* E. Morricone*, N. Piovani*, A. Trovaioli* - April Orchestra Vol. 33(LP) CBS APR 33 France 1979 Sell This Version
LPF 049 Nicola Piovani - Marco Bellocchio E Nicola Piovani (Colonne Sonore Originali) album art Nicola Piovani Marco Bellocchio E Nicola Piovani (Colonne Sonore Originali)(LP) Beat Records Company LPF 049 Italy 1980 Sell This Version
WEA 58.375 Nicola Piovani - Het Meisje Met Het Rode Haar album art Nicola Piovani Het Meisje Met Het Rode Haar(LP) WEA Records SA / NV WEA 58.375 Netherlands 1981 Sell This Version
CIAK 75059 Nicola Piovani - Il Marchese Del Grillo album art Nicola Piovani Il Marchese Del Grillo (Album) Cinevox CIAK 75059 Italy 1982 Sell This Version
PL 37714 Nicola Piovani - La Notte Di San Lorenzo album art Nicola Piovani La Notte Di San Lorenzo (Album) CAM PL 37714 France 1982 Sell This Version
SHL 1103 Nicola Piovani - La Trace album art Nicola Piovani - Marc Perrone Nicola Piovani - Marc Perrone - La Trace(LP, Album) Saravah SHL 1103 France 1983 Sell This Version
KR 002 Nicola Piovani - Kaos album art Nicola Piovani Kaos (Album) Marin Karmitz KR 002 France 1984 Sell This Version
826 757 1 Nicola Piovani - Ginger E Fred album art Nicola Piovani Ginger E Fred (Album) Mercury 826 757 1 Italy 1986 Sell This Version
830 539-4 Nicola Piovani - Il Camorrista (Colonna Sonora Originale) album art Nicola Piovani Il Camorrista (Colonna Sonora Originale) (Album) Mercury 830 539-4 Italy 1986 Sell This Version
A 300 Nicola Piovani - Bande Originale Du Film « Good Morning Babylone » album art Nicola Piovani Bande Originale Du Film « Good Morning Babylone » (Album) Milan A 300 France 1987 Sell This Version
124431 Nicola Piovani - Federico Fellini's Intervista  album art Nicola Piovani Federico Fellini's Intervista (Album) Virgin 124431 France 1987 Sell This Version
A 381 Nicola Piovani - Lenin... The Train album art Nicola Piovani Lenin... The Train (Album) Milan A 381 France 1988 Sell This Version
IM 016 Nicola Piovani - Domani Accadrà / Strana La Vita (Original Motion Picture Sound-Tracks) album art Nicola Piovani Domani Accadrà / Strana La Vita (Original Motion Picture Sound-Tracks)(LP) Intermezzo (2) IM 016 Italy 1988 Sell This Version
838 377-1 Nicola Piovani - 'O Re  album art Nicola Piovani 'O Re (Album) Mercury 838 377-1 Italy 1989 Sell This Version
EME 65701 Nicola Piovani - I 7 Re Di Roma album art Nicola Piovani I 7 Re Di Roma(LP, Album, 1st) Emergency Music EME 65701 Italy 1989 Sell This Version
CD FMC 4 Nicola Piovani - Ginger E Fred album art Nicola Piovani Ginger E Fred(CD, Album) Milan CD FMC 4 UK 1989 Sell This Version
CD CH 605 Nicola Piovani - Il Sole Anche Di Notte (le Soleil Même la Nuit / Nachtsonne) album art Nicola Piovani Il Sole Anche Di Notte (le Soleil Même la Nuit / Nachtsonne) (Album) Milan CD CH 605 Switzerland 1990 Sell This Version
846 554-4 Nicola Piovani - La Voce Della Luna album art Nicola Piovani La Voce Della Luna (Album) Philips 846 554-4 Italy 1990 Sell This Version