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After attending singing schools in Bologna and Rome, the meeting with Franco Morone makes possible a maturation that leads her to her first performances in Europe, in the United States and Japan, alongside the great Italian guitarist.”

CD “Songs We Love

Raffaella Luna (voice)
Franco Morone (fingerstyle guitar)

Raffaella Luna e Franco Morone - Songs We Love - Cd

Songs we Love is the debut of Raffaella Luna‘s voice accompanied by the guitar of one of the greatest exponents of international acoustic music, Franco Morone.
The songs selected represent a generation both from the historical or emotional point of view. Dylan’s “It’s all over now baby blue” and “Forever young.” “Where have all the flowers gone” by Pete Seeger. “A case of you” by Joni Mitchell. Songs We Love also includes ancient and fascinating arias such as “Caro Mio Ben” and “Plaisir d’Amour.” There are also compositions by more recent songwriters such as “Caledonia” by Dougie MacLean, “All the diamonds” by Bruce Cockburn, “My name is Luka” by Suzanne Vega, “Cinema Paradiso” by Ennio Morricone.

“Their Songs We Love is a record to love and live they are a delicate force of nature.”
Sanremout – Italia

“Raffaella’s voice is powerful, passionate, and confident and Franco’s guitar, the touch, the sound, the taste in the arrangement are unique, he designs elegant textures of accompaniment with unison and versus singing. A lesson in style.”
Chitarre – Italia

“Songs we Love sounds original and new. Raffaella has remarkable vocal agility and crystalline timbre. Franco is the guitarist that every performer would like by his side, for the flexibility and virtuosity that includes.”
Kataweb Musica – Italia

“The listening is full of emotions, unique artistry. In short, a great voice like that of Raffaella Luna and a great guitarist like Franco Morone, could not but realize a real jewel of grace and originality in which a guitar played with unmistakable style and a sweet voice of rare beauty, are the main ingredients.”
Blogfolk – Italia

“The intensity and almost innocent intimacy of interaction sometimes seem to be true almost too beautiful.”
Michael Lohr – Akustik GitarreGermany

“Strong songs, great guitar, and a perfect song let the good 55 minutes just flew pass and can each be set to the heart.”
RocktimesGermany

“All the tunes are arranged by Franco’s personal touch in an unmistakable sound, using open tunings along with the sweet and passionate Raffaella’s voice merging altogether in suggestive music of the spheres. Meeting with the playlist, there are also some original tunes, consistent in principle with all the others, giving witness to a mature acoustic and traditional music character.”
Acoustic Music Records – Germany

 

CD “Canti Lontani nel Tempo

Raffaella Luna (voice)

Franco Morone (fingerstyle guitar)

Collection of popular songs included between the end of the 1800s and the mid-1900s that bring to light some of the most beautiful pages of the Italian tradition.

Raffaella Luna - Franco Morone - Cd Canti Lontani nel Tempo

In selecting songs from our tradition, we set ourselves the goal of rediscovering melodies that, more than others, had elements of authenticity and revealed peculiar traits of our roots. The stories told, essential in language but full of meanings, are closely linked to human affairs: songs of work, of celebration, of suffering, of emigration, of love. We, therefore, dressed these lyrics with new arrangements, in the firm belief that traditional music remains alive only when it can renew itself while respecting the original melodies. In this spirit, we hope that these songs have acquired new life and vigor and can reach those who are still looking for music, culture, and feeling in the music.

The conclusion cannot read other than an irresistible, fascinating class product.”
New Folk Sound – Holland

“This collection of art songs makes it clear how to harmonize musical power and strong emotions. With the help of new, carefully prepared arrangements for voice and solo guitar, “Canti lontani nel tempo” succeeds in making accessible, for the present day, the unostentatious elegance and beauty of traditional music – a type of music that can still surprise and astound the listeners after such a long period of time.”
Acoustic Guitar Records – Germany

“Her voice has the strength, energy, and originality that make the interpretations of these timeless songs into something special. Rounding out this excellent album by the booklet with English text translations and sources of all songs.”
Folker – Germany

“Canti Lontani nel Tempo” is a collection of ancient and traditional songs that brings to light some of the most beautiful and meaningful melodies of Italian music. Franco and Raffaella offer a unique and recognizable sound with a heavenly and evocative mixture of rare beauty and warmth.”
Cd Baby – USA

“Let’s say it immediately, and in no uncertain terms, the work of Raffaella Luna and Franco Morone is beautiful.”
Carlo De Nonno – Chitarra Acustica – Italia

“A crystalline guitar combines the beautiful and precise voice of Raffaella Luna, who interprets these ballads with a great personality. A great record.”
Alessandro Nobis – Folkbulletin – Italia

“A fascinating journey while re-discovery of our roots music.”
Massimiliano Spada – Jam – Italia

“.. The voice of Raffaella Luna is splendid. The technical perfection of a guitar that does not compromise with the song but creates a second voice enhancing the first. A fascinating album, a truly traditional and well-played philological study of Italian music. An outstanding guitar record for those who love Maestro Franco Morone’s acoustics.”
Francesco Coniglio – Chitarre – Italia

“Franco Morone has re-read every single song through its peculiar style and its sparkling guitar technique, while the voice of Raffaella Luna has embellished each song, whose versatile and elegant singing opens up to popular culture with great generosity. Listening is thus a flight through the history of Italian musical tradition.”
Blogfolk Jam – Italia