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Luciano Michelini E Orchestra-La Conquista Di Luna-'69 Sci-Fi ITALIAN OST-LP+CD

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Luciano Michelini E La Sua Orchestra ‎– La Conquista Di Luna
Schema ‎– SCEB945 LP, Schema ‎– SCEB945LP, Schema ‎– SCEB945CD
Schema Easy Series –

There is only a tiny Wikepedia page about Luciano Michelini, and is written in German. A fact that should make us think on how he is still virtually unknown and unappreciated in Italy. After graduating from the conservatory, the pianist and composer started working as a teacher, while pursuing a more creative career  as a composer. From 1964 to 1982 he also worked as a manager for RCA and left his mark primarily as the author of Italian film soundtracks. Among his best-known scores are worth mentioning “Il Decamerone ne-ro”, “La polizia accusa: il servizio segreto uccide”, “La città gioca d’azzardo” and, above all, the beautiful “L’isola degli uomini pesce”, written for the eponymous sci-fi horror film by Sergio Martino.
His true masterpiece, however, was composed in 1969 and is titled “La Conquista di Luna” (The Moon’s Conquest), one of the rarest and most sought Italian soundtracks, virtually impossible to get without spend-ing a fortune. Michelini and his orchestra produced this imaginary sci-fi soundtrack enriched by the pres-ence of the legendary singer Edda Dell’Orso on some tracks.
Drawing its structure from classical and orchestral soundtracks, the album is tinged with prog elements ahead of their time, soft psychedelia and moments of sheer genius: more than 40 years after its first re-lease, it still guarantees a jaw-dropping listening experience.
It is almost impossible, for example, to listen to “Tycho” without thinking of the following decades of or-chestral pop production and how a song like that could and should have exerted its influence. Better late than never…
Vinyl, LP, Reissue
Jazz, Rock, Funk / Soul, Stage & Screen
Jazz-Rock, Psychedelic Rock, Prog Rock, Theme


A1     La Conquista Di Luna

    Written-By – Mancini*, Michelini*

A2     Il Volto Nascosto Di Luna

    Written-By – Michelini*

A3     Tycho

    Written-By – Michelini*

A4     A Mrs. Armstrong

    Written-By – Michelini*

A5     Chiaro Di Luna 2000

    Written-By – Michelini*

A6     La Ruota Dei Pianeti

    Written-By – Michelini*

B1     Richiamo Di Terra

    Written-By – Michelini*

B2     Vento Solare

    Written-By – Michelini*

B3     Meteoriti

    Written-By – Michelini*

B4     In Viaggio

    Written-By – Michelini*

B5     Il Centro Di Houston

    Written-By – Michelini*

B6     Odissea Nello Spazio

    Written-By – J. Strauss*


    Engineer – S. Marcotulli*
    Liner Notes – Stefano Gilardino
    Musical Assistance – F. Finetti*

Comes with an OBI strip, and CD version of the album.
Barcode and Other Identifiers

    Barcode: 8 018344 129457

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