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E' grande 'sta città

(Track) 2:53 Ghigo De Chiara, Ennio Morricone, 1968


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Studio from Geminus (1968) ,  released on Alida Chelli - E' grande 'sta città (1968) (and 1 more)
Credits
Composer:Ennio Morricone
Arranger:Ennio Morricone
Lyrics:Ghigo De Chiara
Conductor:Ennio Morricone
Vocals:Alida Chelli
Lyrics
E come lo cerco fra tutta 'sta gente che vie' e che va'
So' tante le strade le piazze e le case de qua' e de la'
E' grande e' troppo grande, e' immensa 'sta mia città
L'ho visto sortanto un momento ma er core 'sta già a trema'
E mo' come faccio a trovallo si l' 'ho da cerca'?
Ndo' 'sta?
E' grande e' troppo grande, e' immensa 'sta mia città
[fischio]
E' grande e' troppo grande, e' immensa 'sta mia città
...

[Translation from the Roman dialect]
And how can I search him among all these people who come and go
Are many the streets the squares and the houses here and there
It is large it is too large, it is huge this my town
I have seen him just a moment but the heart is already trembling
And now how can I find him if I have to search him?
Where's he?
It is large it is too large, it is huge this my town
[whistle]
It is large it is too large, it is huge this my town
...
Lyrics submitted by ut-re-mi
Cross References
Other Performances
None Known
Same Variation
None Known
Same Theme
Studio E' grande 'sta città (1) (1968)
Style: Melodic
Member Credits
‣02/12/2017 Bob Hendrikx Notes on Alida Chelli: È GRANDE 'STA CITTÀ (1969)
2:51 – È grande 'sta città [it is large, this town] – Sung in Romanesco dialect. link

From the TV mini-series: GEMINUS (1969) – Closing credits: jpg
About the soundtrack: link

Authors: De Chiara/Morricone
Composer, Orchestrator, Conductor: Ennio Morricone (1928-)
Lyricist: Ghigo De Chiara (full name: Gaetano De Chiara) (1921-1995) link
Vocals: Alida Chelli [real name: Alida Rustichelli] [1943-2012]

First released on vinyl single:
È grande 'sta città / Beat Boat – RCA Italiana/Original Cast OC 12 – Italy – 1969 link
Front sleeve: "RCA Original Cast OC 12 – dalla serie televisiva GEMINUS" jpg
“Autori: Ghigo De Chiara, Ennio Morricone – Orchestra: Ennio Morricone” link
"Numero di catalogo: OC 12 – Anno 1969" link
About the B-side song (Beat Boat): link

Released on 10-CD:
The Ennio Morricone Chronicles – BMG BVCM-37063-72 – Japan – 2000 (CD 8, track 1) link

Released on CD:
Geminus – Beat/Edipan PANCD2506 – Italy – 2014 (track 26)
Front: jpg
Track length of "È grande 'sta città" listed as 2:02. jpg

Play the song: mp3


Related Member Credits
about Geminus (Soundtrack) :
‣15/04/2019 Bob Hendrikx Notes on Soundtrack: GEMINUS (1969)
Member Comments
‣25/07/2012 ut-re-mi End title for TV movie "Geminus"
Not included in the Lp, but part of the original work in the TV movie.
More on:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HAo9r8okmJw


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