Tag Archives: Jovanotti

Estate Posted by on Jun 27, 2016

It’s taken its time getting here, but it seems that the summer has finally arrived! Windows open, the scent of gelsomino (jasmine) fills the house. All seven cats are out sunning themselves on the patio or chasing lizards. The laughter of the children who have come to observe the bees drinking from the fontana in…

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L’Elemento Umano Posted by on Apr 9, 2012

We’ve made you work hard with our recent blogs, so I think it’s time for a change of strategy. I’ve always found that one the the most effective ways to absorb la lingua italiana is by listening to music. Here’s a lesson in the use of the si impersonale (see this blog: Si Impersonale  -Part…

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Cantanti Italiani Contemporanei – Jovanotti Posted by on Jan 11, 2010

In this series dealing with cantanti Italiani contemporanei (contemperory Italian singers) I hope to give you an insight into some of the great Italian singers/musicians that are on the scene today. First of all, let me say that I don’t really like the kind of simplistic pop music that drones on all day on local radio stations and is…

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