Nicola Piovani

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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Nicola Piovani Discography

Albums

Nicola Piovani Daniele E Maria (Colonna Sonora Originale Del Film) (Album) Beat Records Company Italy 1972 Sell This Version
ELP 51, ELP. 51 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(LP, Album) Cinevox MDF 33/73 Italy 1974 Sell This Version
LPF 032 Nicola Piovani Marcia Trionfale (Colonna Sonora Originale Del Film)(LP, Album, Ltd) Beat Records Company LPF 032 Italy 1976 Sell This Version
83206 Nicola Piovani Soleil Des Hyenes (Hyenas' Sun)(LP) CBS 83206 Netherlands 1978 Sell This Version
APR 33 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)(LP) Beat Records Company LPF 049 Italy 1980 Sell This Version
WEA 58.375 Nicola Piovani Het Meisje Met Het Rode Haar(LP) WEA Records SA / NV WEA 58.375 Netherlands 1981 Sell This Version
Nicola Piovani Il Marchese Del Grillo (Album) Ciak (2) Italy 1982 Sell This Version
Nicola Piovani La Notte Di San Lorenzo (Album) CAM France 1982 Sell This Version
STV 81175 Nicola Piovani Night Of The Shooting Stars(LP, Album) Varèse Sarabande STV 81175 US 1983 Sell This Version
SHL 1103 Nicola Piovani - Marc Perrone Nicola Piovani - Marc Perrone - La Trace(LP, Album) Saravah SHL 1103 France 1983 Sell This Version
Nicola Piovani Kaos (Album) Marin Karmitz France 1984 Sell This Version
Nicola Piovani Ginger E Fred (Album) Milan Italy 1986 Sell This Version
Nicola Piovani Il Camorrista (Colonna Sonora Originale) (Album) Mercury Italy 1986 Sell This Version
Nicola Piovani Good Morning Babylone (Album) Milan France 1987 Sell This Version
Nicola Piovani Federico Fellini's Intervista (Original Sound-Track) (Album) Virgin France 1987 Sell This Version
IM 016 Nicola Piovani Domani Accadrà / Strana La Vita (Original Motion Picture Sound-Tracks)(LP) Intermezzo (2) IM 016 Italy 1988 Sell This Version
A 381 Nicola Piovani Lenin... The Train(LP, Album) Milan A 381 France 1988 Sell This Version
838 377-1 Nicola Piovani 'O Re (Un Film Di Luigi Magni)(LP, Album) Mercury 838 377-1 Italy 1989 Sell This Version
Nicola Piovani Il Sole Anche Di Notte (le Soleil Même la Nuit / Nachtsonne) (Album) Milan Switzerland 1990 Sell This Version
Nicola Piovani La Voce Della Luna (Album) Philips Italy 1990 Sell This Version
CSE 080 Nicola Piovani La Notte Di San Lorenzo(CD, Album) CAM CSE 080 Italy 1992 Sell This Version
74321 24798-2 Nicola Piovani Retratos Ibericos (Cronica Musical De "La Teta Y La Luna", "Huevos De Oro", "Jamón Jamón")(CD, Album) Emergency Music (4) 74321 24798-2 Italy 1994 Sell This Version
TOS 0302 Nicola Piovani / Severino Gazzelloni Nicola Piovani / Severino Gazzelloni - Flavia The Heretic (Flavia La Monaca Musulmana) (Original Soundtrack - Original Filmmusik) + 13 Bonustracks: Scipione Detto Anche L'Africano(CD, Album, RE, RM) Tsunami (2) TOS 0302 Switzerland 1996 Sell This Version