Lucio Battisti’s E penso a te
is a lovely song with a slow tempo.
Beautiful poetry set to acoustic guitar, by Lucio Battisti.
Get some Italian reading practice with this short biography of singer-songwriter-poet Lucio Battisti.
Listen to Mina sing her heart out in this 1966 video of Mi sei scoppiato dentro il cuore
Get some Italian reading practice with this short biography of the immensely talented singer Mina Mazzini.
Music is a language unto itself, and yet we need our own language to talk about it. The Italian names for musical genres are often the same as in English, but there’s still plenty of Italian vocabulary to be learned.
Celebrate Christmas in italiano
with this lovely song by Francesco de Gregori.
is a song about empty words, performed by Mina and Italian actor Alberto Lupo.
The song Via con me
by Paolo Conte is half in Italian, half in English, and wholly fun and catchy!