In 2007, Luca Proietti released World Windows an album featuring vocalist Valeria Nicoletta that pays homage to Asia, the Middle East, Africa, and Europe. Produced by Stefano Torossi, the CD of fifteen original compositions released by Italy’s Rai Trade was intended primarily for production music and soundtrack use.
Tracks on the aptly-named Music Library album by Luca Proietti include “Sadia, “Svara,” “Ondo,” “Kong,” “Sirba,” “Bodar,” the title track, “Noviana,” “Davul,” “Hatta,” “Sanai,” “Kalamba,” “Natai,” and “Carrasca.”
Luca Proietti’s “Kong,” featuring vocalist Valeria Nicoletta, produced by Stefano Torossi, is on YouTube:
World Windows is the fifth full length album by musician-composer Proietti in which Torossi has served as producer, including World Vibrations (1996) on RCA and Geoglot (1993), Urban World (2003), and WM Global Music (2004) on Rai Trade. They have also collaborated on a number of compilations, among them Fonit Cetra’s Commenti Musicali: Young Music – Young Ideas (1993), Costanza Records’s Musica per commenti sonori: Dreams (1994), and Rai Trade’s Linea blu (2008).
Luca Proietti on the origin of the album:
“The World Windows project is the result of a collaboration with the incredibly talented vocalist Valeria Nicoletta. We both had made albums with Rai Trade before and Stefano proposed to do something together. “
Luca Proietti’s “Noviana,” the eighth track on World Windows,” featuring vocalist Valeria Nicoletta, produced by Stefano Torossi, is here:
Nicoletta first worked with Stefano Torossi on Spiritual Experience, a 2001 Rai Trade release which also features Claudio Passavanti. A closer look at Valeria Nicoletta’s album is HERE.
More Music from the Artists
In 2011, Luca Proietti, Valeria Nicoletta, and Stefano Torossi returned to the studio for Vocal Emotions, an album released by Flippermusic’s Deneb Records.
Almost since its release, various tracks from Vocal Emotions have been licensed for used in films, including Assassin’s Bullet, a 2012 film starring Christian Slater and Donald Sutherland, and numerous compilations albums released in 2013, 2014, and 2015.
For example, “Stroboscope” is on Pop to the Top: Fresh Dynamic Songs to Get in a Positive Mood (2015) by ExtraBall Records, a digital album released in February, and “Dance tarantella” is on the April collection Music for Cooking: Delicious Recipes To Surprise, Vol. 1 – La Pizza Italiana (2015), released on Lounge Music Cocktail.
Luca Proietti, Valeria Nicoletta, and Stefano Torossi’s “Stroboscope” was recently uploaded to YouTube:
More music from Valeria Nicoletta and Luca Proietti can be accessed on the Interviews tab at the top of the page. Alternatively, an exclusive interview with vocalist-composer Nicoletta can be found HERE, and with musician-composer Proietti HERE.
“Hatta,” the tenth track on Luca Proetti’s World Windows,” featuring vocalist Valeria Nicoletta, produced by Stefano Torossi, is on YouTube:
Torossi Online Audio, Vol. V 1986-1999 features Luca Proietti’s “V.U.E”
A selection of three audio tracks covering 1986 to 1999 that includes “Camel Trophy” and “Natura violenta” by Amedeo Tommasi and Stefano Torossi from their 1986 Musica per commenti sonori: L’uomo e la natura LP for Costanza Records (reissued three years later by Fonit Cetra) and “V.U.E.” from Luca Proietti’s Geoglot: Universal Language album on Rai Trade, produced by Stefano Torossi, is on SoundCloud:
Click the 6D icon below to access an earlier version of this piece that includes tracks from Luca Proietti’s 2013 album Arcadia and Valeria Nicoletta on the 2014 compilation album Capocolonna luce dell’anima.
And something special from Valeria Nicoletta, a live in-studio rendition of the Dark Side Of The Moon album cut “The Great Gig In The Sky.” The Pink Floyd original composition was recorded with Pinkwall on 17 October 2014, featuring Damiano Pavia on keyboards, Piero Pavia on drums, Fabio Campo on bass, Roberto Marini and Roberto Sbriccoli on guitar, and Stefano Auteri and Nicoletta on vocals: