Polinesia (LP)

Polinesia (LP)

Piero Umiliani
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Ltd. 500 copies, remastered from the original analogue master tapes. Audiophile pressing. Perfect replica of the original packaging (with additional translated liner notes and OBI) and newly remastered for optimal sound.** Piero Umiliani was capable of traveling not only in a physical sense but also with a long series of geographical-themed albums that have always been among his best productions, and his interests weren’t just limited to distant Africa, to its percussive sounds and unexplored territories - especially with the Africa and Continente Nero releases. In his vast and complex discography - including works recorded in his own name, in solo with groups and orchestras, but also under aliases such as RoviM. ZallaThe Soundwork ShoppersMoggiCatamo - there are excellent space-time excursions such as Genti e Paesi del MondoPaesi BalcaniciIl Mondo dei RomaniStoria e PreistoriaMedioevo & RinascimentoPanorami Italiani and Paesaggi, where the musician could free an unstoppable creative vein that combined an artistic path intimately bound to Italy and to its traditions with the world’s sounds (and even more, given the cosmic ventures of Tra Scienza e Fantascienza and L’Uomo nello Spazio).

Among his most adventurous efforts, Polinesia deserves a special mention, since it was fully recorded with glowing percussion and exotic suggestions that remind of Martin Denny, bringing to mind sunny white beaches, Oceania and the famous Bora Bora, defined by the well-known Italian writer and documentary maker Folco Quilici as the most beautiful island in the world. Prepare a colorful cocktail and enjoy the full moon, you already have the perfect soundtrack for that... (Stefano Gilardino)


A1. Benvenuti All'Isola
A2. Sotto Le Palme
A3. Canoe
A4. Danza Magica
A5. Sotto Le Palme
A6. Plenilunio
A7. Tamburi Di Guerra

B1. Benvenuti All'Isola
B2. Richiamo Del Golfo
B3. Erbe Magiche
B4. Plenilunio
B5. Pellegrinaggio Al Totem
B6. Tamburi Nella Giungla
B7. Tamburi Sacri
B8. Esorcismi