Luca Proietti’s WM Global Music (2004) Rai Trade, produced by Stefano Torossi

In 2004, Luca Proietti released WM Global Music for Italy’s Rai Trade. The library music album draws inspiration from around the world. The music was composed and performed by Proietti, and produced by Stefano Torossi.

Luca Proietti - WM Global Music (2004) Rai Trade

Luca Proietti – WM Global Music (2004) Rai Trade

The album includes Luca Proietti’s “Global Music,” “Petra,” “Dindana,” “Zafra,” “Singing Desert,” “Via,” “Zummara,” “Malacca,” “Rami,” “Bantu Chant,” “Travelogue,” “Amina,” “Mediante,” “Emiola,” “Vinda,” and “Dreamtime.”

Luca Proietti - WM Global Music (2004) Rai Trade back

Luca Proietti – WM Global Music (2004) Rai Trade back

WM Global Music is the third of four full length CDs Luca Proietti did for Rai Trade, all produced by Stefano Torossi.

Luca Proietti’s “Petra” is on YouTube:

“Petra” is also on the Lineablu compilation released by Rai Trade in 2008. Two additional WM Global Music cuts, “Mediante” and “Zummara,” are included as well.

Linea Blu (2008) RAI Trade

Various Artists – Lineablu (2008) Rai Trade

Initially a limited release double-CD, the 35-track compilation is now available as a download from iTunes.

Various Artists - Lineablu (2008) Rai Trade back

Various Artists – Lineablu (2008) Rai Trade back

Fans who prefer the physical media can usually find Lineablu for a reasonable price on eBay and sites that specialize in library and soundtrack music.

Luca Proietti’s “Zummara” is online:

A pair of cuts from WM Global Music, “Zafra” and “Amina,” are currently located on Luca Proietti’s MySpace page and a third track from the album, “Dindana,” is on SoundCloud. The remaining music on the album is out of print and currently unavailable. This is the same situation for the rest of the Rai Trade albums, including Proietti’s Geoglot: Universal Language from 1999, Urban World from 2003, and World Windows released in 2007, as well as Proietti’s World Vibrations for BMG-RCA in 1996, all five produced by Stefano Torossi.

Valeria Nicoletta, Luca Proietti and Stefano Torossi - Vocal Emotions (2011) Deneb Records [Italy] (DNB 704)

Valeria Nicoletta, Luca Proietti and Stefano Torossi – Vocal Emotions (2011) Deneb Records

Vocal Emotions, an album Luca Proietti, Valeria Nicoletta, and Torossi recorded for Deneb Records in 2011 is available in digital format–it was also reissued in 2015 by Flippermusic under the title Emotions.

Luca Proietti, Valeria Nicoletta, and Stefano Torossi - Emotions (2015) Flipper Music

Luca Proietti, Valeria Nicoletta, and Stefano Torossi – Emotions (2015) Flipper Music

The other five albums were issued in CD only and are now out of print.

Luca Proietti’s “Dindana,” the third track from WM Global Music, is on SoundCloud:

More Music from Luca Proietti and Stefano Torossi

Besides the music on six albums, Luca Proietti and Stefano Torossi have collaborated on a handful of tracks on library music compilations including Proietti’s “Desert Caravan,” “Going West,” and “Sunshine Song” on Commenti Musicali: Young Music – Young Ideas for Fonit Cetra in 1993, “For Love And Passion” and “Wild Life” on Musica per commenti sonori: Dreams in 1994 and “Mafia Woman” on Musica per commenti sonori: Planet Woman in 1999, both on Costanza Records, and “Celtic Horizon” on Nature Voyager: Orchestra – Documentary – Travel for Deneb Records in 2013. All of these albums have been reissued and are currently available as downloads.

Stefano Torossi et al. - Voices From The World - Etnofusion (1999?) Rai Trade

Various Artists – Voices From The World: Etnofusion (1999) Rai Trade

Luca Proietti and Stefano Torossi’s selections on Voices From The World: Etnofusion, a 1999 compilation on Rai Trade featuring “Children of the Sands,” “North Sea Legend,” “Nomad Life,” and “Voices of Space” are out of print, however.

Soundesigner (200x) Rai Trade

Various Artists – Soundesigner (2001) Rai Trade

“Nomad Life” also appeared on Soundesigner, a 2001 Rai Trade promo –which adds “Icariana” from Luca Proietti’s Geoglot: Universal Language. This is also out of print.

Luca Proietti and Stefano Torossi’s “Nomad Life” is on YouTube:

Proietti Online Audio Sampler includes Download of Gypsyliana’s “Vivere”

An online audio sampler on SoundCloud showcases four tracks composed and performed by Luca Proietti between 1999 and 2013 plus a free download of Cristina Barzi (aka Gypsyliana)’s “Vivere,” arranged by Barzi and Proietti from the 2005 album Gypsyliana Sonus Nomas.

Gypsyliana - Sonus nomas (2005)

Gypsyliana – Sonus nomas (2005)

The Proietti compositions include “V.U.E.” from Geoglot: Universal Language and “Dindana” from WM Global Music, both produced by Stefano Torossi, plus “Fonema” from Electro Vox: Electronic Music And Vocal Melodies, featuring Valeria Nicoletta on vocals, and “Arcadia” from Arcadia.

The audio sampler is HERE.

A video for Cristina Barzi (aka Gypsyliana)’s “Vivere,” arranged by Barzi and Luca Proietti, from the 2005 album Sonus Nomas is here:

Highlights from Rai Trade Music Library, 1999 to 2007

Sampler features Piero Montanari, Valeria Nicoletta, Luca Proietti, Tito Rinesi, Stefano Torossi & More

A selection of videos for music from out of print Rai Trade CD releases including Tito Rinesi’s World Colours (1999), Piero Montanari’s Digital Age (1999), Luca Proietti’s Geoglot: Universal Language (1999), Stefano Torossi’s Sport & Travel (1999) and Voices From The World: Etnofusion (1999), Tito Rinesi’s Mother Nature (2000), Valeria Nicoletta’s Spiritual Experience (2001), Tito Rinesi’s East West (2002), Luca Proietti’s WM Global Music (2004), Piero Montanari’s Lounge Music Project (2004), and Luca Proietti’s World Windows (2007) is on YouTube:

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