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La Gatta Ha Scoreggiato!!! Posted by on Jan 20, 2017

We were sitting in front of the computer, trying to find inspiration for the last blog of the week. We’d thought of translating a song by Fiorella Mannoia, but the lyrics turned out to be so abstract and metaphorical that it soon became evident that il gioco non valeva la candela (it wasn’t worth it)…

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Foggy Italy Posted by on Jan 4, 2016

We wanted to begin 2016 with some music: “Forse troviamo una bella canzone su gennaio” (perhaps we’ll find a nice song about January)” said Serena … “Hmmmm, vedremo” ( Hmmmm, we’ll see) I replied sceptically 30 minutes of fruitless searching pass … my scepticism has, unfortunately, been justified. Italian songs with the word gennaio in…

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“Ho Imparato A Sognare” di Fiorella Mannoia Posted by on Jul 16, 2012

From cascatrice (stuntwoman) to renowned singer, Fiorella Mannoia has certainly ‘learnt how to dream’. Daughter of film stuntman Luigi Mannoia, Fiorella was born in Rome in 1954,  and came to prominence as one of Italy’s great female vocalists in the 1980’s. You can find a full biography here: Fiorella Mannoia Biografia Here is one of…

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