Riccardo Chailly & Filarmonica della Scala present THE FELLINI ALBUM
• Iconic Nino Rota film scores from classic Federico Fellini films, capturing 50s and 60s Italy.
• Brand new recordings of music from La Dolce Vita, Amarcord, 8 1/2, The Clowns and Il Casanova.
• A remarkable collaboration encompassing the giants of Italian film, composition and classical music.
• Classy, characterful, and nostalgic, this album is the soundtrack to the perfect summer.
Here we have eighty-one minutes of Nino Rota’s music for the films of Federico Fellini – played superbly by the La Scala Philharmonic, conducted with relish and affectionRead more by Riccardo Chailly. The music transcends the silver-screen medium for listening pleasure on its own terms. Several Fellini/Rota favorites are here, including La Dolce Vita and Amarcord. And if you like Shostakovich in Dance/Film/Jazz mode, then you are in luck with The Clowns, the music tumbling along irresistibly along.