Tracklist

1. MAFIOSO TITOLI  (03.15)
2. MOTORBIKE SURF  (03:09)
3. VIAGGIO NEL PASSATO  (01:12)
4. SHOE SHINE SAMBA  (02:20)
5. RICORDI  (02:19)
6. FAMIGLIA FELICE  (01:24)
7. RITORNO IN SICILIA  (01:17)
8. CALAMO  (02:35)
9. FANTASMI NELLA MENTE  (00:39)
10. MAFIOSO  (01:26)
11. AMERICANA  (00.44)
12. FAMIGLIA FELICE  (02:50)
13. COSTA SICILIANA  (01:34)

14. MAMBO  (02:12)
15. MADRIGALE  (04:35)
16. INCUBI OSCURI  (03:57)
17. AMERICANA 2  (01:28)
18. MAFIOSO 2  (02:06)
19. WHISPERING (02:06)
20. IL DELITTO  (01:02)
21. MAFIOSO FINALE  (02:20)
22. MAFIOSO BIS  (03:15)
23. CALAMO 2  (02:34)
24. SHOE SHINE SAMBA 2  (02:17)
25. IL DELITTO 2 (THE CRIME)  (03:06)
26. WHISPERING 2  (02:07)
27. AMERICANA 2  (01:18)

Piero Piccioni - Mafioso (1962) (Remastered) CD - Limited Ed. 300pcs.

The main musical theme in “Mafioso” for Badalamenti was composed as a commentary dominated by a recurring main symphonic theme, almost a waltz with a circus flavour exuding a graceful romantic motif which describes the protagonist's family on his journey to Sicily. The recurrent, dramatic, mysterious and eerie passages, with the string arrangements bordering atonal music describe the hidden side of the protagonist's life; a man who lives and works in the North, but who has never lost contact with the roots of his native land. All the while, the tense sound dimension is peppered and contrasted by numerous ballabili pieces such as surf music, Latin and jazz for rarefied big band orchestra, as the protagonist finds himself in the United States to kill under Cosa Nostra’s command. The only non-original song that appears in the film is "Whispering" written in 1920 by Schonberger and that Piero Piccioni elaborated into a pleasantly danceable version.

"Mafioso" is released for the first time ever on CD in official form thanks to the stereophonic elements preserved in the private archives of the Piccioni Estate, using every note recorded in the session of the time and in the second part we also include the tracks that were originally released in mono on the Extended Play RCA PDM 31-316 Europa series. Another addition that enriches the ever-growing and immensely loved discography of Maestro Piero Piccioni, whose other works are continued to be brought into the light on disk.

Claudio Fuiano

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1. MAFIOSO TITOLI  (03.15)
2. MOTORBIKE SURF  (03:09)
3. VIAGGIO NEL PASSATO  (01:12)
4. SHOE SHINE SAMBA  (02:20)
5. RICORDI  (02:19)
6. FAMIGLIA FELICE  (01:24)
7. RITORNO IN SICILIA  (01:17)
8. CALAMO  (02:35)
9. FANTASMI NELLA MENTE  (00:39)
10. MAFIOSO  (01:26)
11. AMERICANA  (00.44)
12. FAMIGLIA FELICE  (02:50)
13. COSTA SICILIANA  (01:34)
14. MAMBO  (02:12)
15. MADRIGALE  (04:35)
16. INCUBI OSCURI  (03:57)
17. AMERICANA 2  (01:28)
18. MAFIOSO 2  (02:06)
19. WHISPERING (02:06)
20. IL DELITTO  (01:02)
21. MAFIOSO FINALE  (02:20)
22. MAFIOSO BIS  (03:15)
23. CALAMO 2  (02:34)
24. SHOE SHINE SAMBA 2  (02:17)
25. IL DELITTO 2 (THE CRIME)  (03:06)
26. WHISPERING 2  (02:07)
27. AMERICANA 2  (01:18)