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Andrea Bocelli - Cieli Di Toscana

Bocelli,Andrea
Release Date: 10/16/2001 
Label:  Philips   Catalog #: 589341   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Pierpaolo GuerriniFrancesco SartoriRobin SmithPietro Mascagni,   ... 
Performer:  Andrea BocelliBono
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Mono 
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Track Listing
1. Melodramma
2. Mille Lune Mille Onde
3. E Sara' Settembre :: Someone Like You
4. Chiara
5. Mascagni
6. Resta Qui
7. Il Mistero Dell' Amore
8. Se La Gente Usasse Il Cuore
9. Si Volto
10. L'Abitudine - (featuring Helena)
11. L'Incontro - (introduction poem recited by Bono)
12. E Mi Manchi Tu
13. Il Diavolo E L'Angelo
14. L'Ultimo Re

Personnel includes: Andrea Bocelli, Bono, Helena (vocals); Paolo Gianolio (acoustic guitar); Marghertia Graczyk (violin); Celso Valli (piano, keyboards, programming); Luca Bignardi (programming); London Session Orchestra, Studio Symphony Orchestra Of Prague.
Read more /> Producers include: Mark Taylor, Robin Smith, Mauro Malavasi, Celso Valli, Tony Renis.

Dim the lights and uncork the wine. The avatar of romance Italian-style, is back. After devoting himself for a time to his operatic aspirations, Andrea Bocelli returns to the milieu where he achieved international stardom. CIELI DI TOSCANA harks back to ROMANZA, his breakthrough 1997 release that captivated a multitude of admirers, and picks up where his last pop album, SOGNO, left off. The album captures the warm-voiced tenor at what he does best: professing the joys and sorrows of love through his heartfelt renditions of lush, ultra-romantic ballads.

Bocelli hews to the winning formula of the earlier discs, relying once again on the songwriting skills of Francesco Sartori and David Foster, among others, for the soaring, dramatic tunes that are his stock in trade. Sumptuously produced songs such as "Mille Lune Mille Onde," "Chiara," and "Mascagni" are evocative soundscapes of Bocelli's cherished Tuscan homeland, tailor-made vehicles for the singer's romantic vocal stylings. Other notable tracks include "L'Abitudine," partnering the tenor with newcomer Helena for the obligatory love duet, and "L'Incontro," featuring Bono in the recitation of a poem written by Bocelli. CIELI DI TOSCANA has the hallmarks of another crowd-pleasing effort by this enormously popular artist.
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Works on This Recording

1.
Melodramma by Pierpaolo Guerrini
Performer:  Andrea Bocelli (Tenor)
2.
Mille lune mille onde (A Thousand Moons, a Thousand Waves) by Francesco Sartori
Performer:  Andrea Bocelli (Tenor)
3.
E sara' a Settembre by Robin Smith
Performer:  Andrea Bocelli (Tenor)
4.
Cavalleria Rusticana: Excerpt(s) by Pietro Mascagni
Performer:  Andrea Bocelli (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1890; Italy 
5.
Resta qui by Matteo Musumeci
Performer:  Andrea Bocelli (Tenor)
6.
Il mistero dell'amore by Laurex,
Performer:  Andrea Bocelli (Tenor)
7.
Se la gente usasse il cuore by Tony Renis
Performer:  Andrea Bocelli (Tenor)
8.
Si voltò by Fausto Mesolella
Performer:  Andrea Bocelli (Tenor)
9.
L'abitudine by Pierpaolo Guerrini
Performer:  Andrea Bocelli (Tenor)
10.
L'incontro by Francesco Sartori
Performer:  Andrea Bocelli (Tenor), Bono (Voice)
11.
E mi manchi tu by Zdenek Bartak
Performer:  Andrea Bocelli (Tenor)
12.
Il diavolo e l'angelo by Andrea Bocelli
Performer:  Andrea Bocelli (Tenor)
13.
L'ultimo Re by Alessandro Napoletano
Performer:  Andrea Bocelli (Tenor)
14.
Tornerà la neve by Mauro Malavasi
Performer:  Andrea Bocelli (Tenor)

Sound Samples

Melodramma
Mille Lune Mille Onde
E Sara'a A Settembre
Chiara
Mascagni
Resta Qui
Il Mistero Dell'Amore
Se La Gente Usasse Il Cuore
Si Voltò
L'Abitudine
L'Incontro
E Mi Manchi Tu
Il Diavolo E L'Angelo
L'Ultimo Re

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