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CINEMA PARADISO Morricone - Guitar Arrang. by FLAVIO SALA

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By Ennio Morricone

Guitar - Advanced Intermediate - Digital Download
By Ennio Morricone. Arranged by Flavio Sala. 4 pages. Published by Flavio Sala (H0.927249-SC000006747).

Item Number: H0.927249-SC000006747

Nuovo Cinema Paradiso rappresenta, forse, la cima artistica di Andrea ed Ennio Morricone.

Già colonna sonoradell’omonimo film (1988) di Giuseppe Tornatore, questa musica,proposta in qualsiasi versione in ogni parte del mondo (persino di canzone contesto), è entrata nell’immaginario collettivo degli italiani ed è, chissà, unadelle poche melodie da cui ogni italiano si sente rappresentato.

La prima parte diquesto arrangiamento è ispirato alla versione di Pat Metheny, che si trova nel bellissimo album Beyond the Missouri Sky. Ridotto a sola chitarra, ho dovutoadottare un’insolita accordatura aperta:DBGDGD, ovvero RE-SI-SOL-RE-SOL-RE. Se scordarela quinta e la sesta corda è cosa abbastanza normale per chi conosce ilrepertorio per chitarra classica, non posso dire lo stesso per la prima corda, cosanecessaria, in questo caso, per ragioni di eseguibilità. Se da una parte lacorda perde di brillantezza, dall’altra ne acquista in morbidezza e dolcezza, sposandosibenissimo con la nostalgia di entrambi i temi.

La seconda parte,il celebre Tema d’amore, è, invece,una vera e propria trascrizione, efficace e di complicata esecuzione, date ledifficoltà nella mano sinistra, necessarie a mantenere senso del legato ecantabilità.

Bojano, 26 Novembre 2020,

Flavio Sala.

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Nuovo Cinema Paradisoperhaps represents the artistic peak of Andreaand Ennio Morricone.

Formerly the soundtrack of the homonymous film (1988) byGiuseppe Tornatore, this music, proposed in any version in any part of theworld (even a song with lyrics), has entered the collective imagination ofItalians and is, who knows, one of the few melodies by which every Italianfeels represented.

The first part of this arrangement is inspired by Pat Metheny's version, recorded on thebeautiful album Beyond the Missouri Sky.Reduced to just the guitar, I had to adopt an unusual open tuning: DBGDGD. If untuningthe fifth and sixth string is quite normal for those who know the classicalguitar repertoire, I cannot say the same for the first string, which is necessary,in this case, for reasons of playability. If on the one hand the string losesits brilliance, on the other it acquires softness and sweetness, matching verywell with the nostalgia of both themes.

The second part, the famous Love Theme, is a transcription, very close to the original, noteasy to perform, given the difficulties in the left hand, necessary to maintaina sense of legato and cantability.

Bojano, 26November 2020,

Flavio Sala.

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    don t like this key for cinema paradiso

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