Our guide is the young Jacopo Caneva, who puts forward a personal selection of musical extracts for a first listening experience, analysing them with the passion and competence of a teenager who loves and practises music.
This is where authors meet, with different styles and historical backgrounds, sharing the will to be revolutionary and ahead of their time.
A journey that winds from Mussorgsky to Berlioz, from Debussy to Handel, Danny Elfman and Joe Hisaishi, some of the most beloved composers of two great film directors of our time, Tim Burton and Hayao Miyazaki.
10 Pieces of Music You Should Listen to at Least Once in Your Life is a book you will take with you as an essay on music.
Enjoy the read and the listen.
guilty of the murder of Meredith Kercher. In December of the following
year, the appeal trial began. Despite the initial verdict, the Italian
and international public opinion is widely divided: many are those who
think that Amanda and Raffaele are the victims of a miscarriage of
justice. Images of the couple have been seen around the world, on the
web and on TV screens, creating a true media sensation.But what really
took place? Was it truly an erotic game gone bad? What pushed the two
college students with a promising future to become involved in such an
ugly story of sex and drugs that eventually led to a macabre homicide?
With a thorough examination of the technical and scientific evidence,
Pezzan and Brunoro draft a balanced analysis of the facts that
highlights the inconsistencies of an incident that still has too many
These statements are not in vacuo of a Roman Catholic and Protestant position. They were drafted in the midst of the religious conflict that was then dividing Europe. And they reflect too the temperaments and personal histories of the men who wrote them. Sadoleto's letter has an irenic approach, an emphasis on the unity and peace of the Church, highly characteristic of the Christian Humanism he represented. Calvin's reply is in part a personal defense, an apologia pro vita sua, that records his own religious experience. And its taut, comprehensive argument is characteristic of the disciplined and logical mind of the author of The Institutes of the Christian Religion.
“Those passionate about true crime stories will certainly appreciate the analysis of the murders of the Monster of Florence. Brunoro and Pezzan write about everything, from Vincenzo Spalletti to the Sardinian Lead, from Pietro Pacciani to the picnicking friends, and finally from the esoteric theory to the Narducci story. A wonderful map to find your way through a deep mystery” (Maurizio Di Giangiacomo , Trentino-Alto Adige).
This is the most detailed storytelling of the crimes of the one that came to be know as "The Monster of Florence". We are talking about an event that has tested all existing criminology theories on serial killers, to the point where we can state that there are traditional crimes, serial killers, and then there is "The Monster of Florence".
The book contains the exclusive interview with director and filmmaker Paolo Cochi, author of the popular documentary “I delitti del Mostro di Firenze” (The murders of the Monster of Florence). Cochi is considered to be one of the most knowledgeable researchers on the case.
The incredible story of the two most high-profile Italian cases in recent history: the story of the Monster of Florence, a serial killer who targeted unmarried couples and terrorized Florence for two decades, and the Amanda Knox case.
"The Monster of Florence": Brunoro and Pezzan write about everything, from the Sardinian Lead to Pietro Pacciani and the picnicking friends, from the satanic-esoteric theory to the Narducci story. This is a detailed map to find a way through this deep mystery.
"Amanda Knox and the Perugia Murder": who killed Meredith Kercher? Was it truly an erotic game gone bad? What pushed Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito to become involved in such an ugly story of sex and drugs, which eventually led to a macabre homicide? With a thorough examination of the technical and scientific evidence, the authors draft a balanced analysis of the facts that highlights the inconsistencies of an incident that still has too many unanswered questions.