Stelvio Cipriani

Rhythmical Movement

Release Notes
  • Limited Edition LP 500 copies + download code
  • Glossy mirror cover with title in relief
Rhythmical Movement
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Maestro Cipriani is one of the most well-known and appreciated composers of Italian soundtracks, whose unmistakable style makes it one of the most appreciated and widely collected. A very rare album, “Rhythmical Movement” came out only as a promo-library LP for the legendary CAM in 1980. A jazz intro blooms into funk, soul, samba and disco, with nods back to Ciprani’s work on the classic “La Mano Spietata Della Legge” soundtrack. Alternating drums and congas root the wah-wah guitar while distorting the fierce riffs of “Storm in a teacup” and “Do not tamper with my things”, featuring electric piano and horns. Two tracks, “What can I do” and “Living and Loving” were composed with Michael Fraser, the famous UK musician and producer who has been very active in Italy since the early 70s. To note, the curious “Percussion Gun” and “Chicago U.S.A.” both build on the popular bassline of “In-a-Gadda-da-Vida” by Iron Butterfly. An unmissable record to listen and dance to.