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[Audio] – Luciano Cilio – “Dialoghi dal Presente, Part 5” (1977)

Posted in Audio by Soundslike on March 17, 2009

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Luciano Cilio – “Dialoghi dal Presente, Part 5” (1977)

Similar to some of the avantgarde chamber music undertaken by Franco Battiato, echoing the Penguin Cafe Orchestra’s focus on sweet simplicity in a more melancholic vein, Luciano Cilio’s sole album (I think) is a hidden jewel for fans of this sort of music.  Bell-like acoustic guitar, reed instruments, and mournful cellos create a perfect little vespertine moment.  This album, with other tracks, was reissued under the name ”Dell’ Universo Assente’ a few years ago and can still be found in good shops as an import.

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  1. […] to mind Penguin Cafe Orchestra, some of Franco Battiato’s late 70s work, or perhaps that of Luciano Cilio.  I generally prefer the somewhat more traditional trio sound of ‘Music for Egon […]


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