Esaurita la prima edizione,
viene ristampato il cd “Dell’Universo assente”
le recensioni della prima edizione sono su http://www.girolamodesimone.com
a cura di girolamo de simone
this complete recordings including the legendary 'Dialoghi del Presente'
These recordings sound as they feel self contained, introspective, and determined, you can feel in the music a sort of necessity that can be rarely found, as in Bill Fay's "Time of the Last Persecution", or in Nick Drake's "Pink Moon": this enormous weight that is bearing on it's creators, the absolute need to exorcize it from their lives, a moment in time where you are invited to hear artists truly in contact with their existence. Luciano Cilio holds that moment in time, an authentic emotional testament, something to be cherished (...) from Jim O'Rourke liner notes
minimalism, avant/progressive, acoustic music
born in Naples in 1950, Luciano Cilio has joined the
universitarian studies in architecture and scenography to music, collaborating
in the ‘60 and ‘70 with several non-conventional musicians (as Alan Sorrenti
and Shawn Phillips) developing surprising intuitions about the relationship
between gesture, words and music. Sitar and guitar virtuoso, excellent pianist,
Luciano Cilio "essentially self-taught concerning the music composition"
focused his research on long sustained sounds, on the sound in its primary and
‘internal’ meaning, at the outset on the melodic, rhythmic and harmonic
entities, to "re-enter in the sound, to hold it, to hold it... then to
leave it to go”.
His career officially begins in 1977 with the publication of a full-length album titled "Dialoghi del presente" (entirely included in this release along with several extra tracks) composed between the end of the '60 and early '70. In this record Luciano Cilio plays as a multi-instrumentalist, performing on piano, guitar, flute, bass and mandola, also joined by musicians coming from different experiences and areas. Unexpected, in 1983, the dead in suicide, at crest of his career, but also at crest of a production shuddering into silence.
This edition presents his entire recordings, curated by Girolamo De Simone