In 1996, Federico Arezzini and Stefano Torossi’s Telefilm was released by Punto, and reissued in digital format under the title Metropolitan Action: 1980’s – Cop Show – Soundtrack by Deneb Records in February 2014.
The latest release by Federico Arezzini and Stefano Torossi, features “Bronx Adventure,” “A Moon for Two,” “Dark Metropolis,” “Urban Stress,” “Jazz Time,” “Night Streets,” “The Boss,” “Music City,” “Investigation,” “Doctor Rock,” “Metropolitan Action,” “Cyber Tempo,” “Exotic Flight,” “Show Business,” “Arab Story,” “City Sounds,” “Vanity Fair,” and “Public Relations.” Metropolitan Action: 1980’s, Cop Show, Soundtrack is one of at least half a dozen albums they have made together including full length CDs Musica per commenti sonori: Tangos in 1998 and Avant-Garde in 2000.
They also collaborated on a number of tracks on Musica per commenti sonori: Religion And Paranormal in 1998 and Musica per commenti sonori: Check Up in 1999. It appears several of these Musica per commenti sonori titles will be reissued as downloads later in 2014. Stay tuned!
The first two tracks from Federico Arezzini and Stefano Torossi’s second album, Musica per commenti sonori: Tangos, “Tango etnico” and “Tango Jazz” are on YouTube:
The same year they also composed songs for an album produced by Torossi, Musica per commenti sonori: Religion And Paranormal, including “Tribal Ceremony,” Oriental Spirituality,” Confession, “Etruscan Vibrations,” and “Macumba.”
In 1999, Arezzini and Torossi worked together again on another album produced by Torossi for Italy’s Costanza Records, Musica per commenti sonori: Check Up.
They collaborated on eight tracks including “Sports Therapy,” “The Gym,” “Natural Medicine,” “Sick Child,” “Medicine Man,” “Rehabilitation,” “Research Lab,” and “Terminal Disease.”
Five of these compositions are included on a YouTube playlist featuring thirteen of the album’s twenty tracks:
In 2000, Federico Arezzini and Stefano Torossi composed and recorded their third full length album, Avant-Garde, a joint production by Warner Chapell Music and Fonit Cetra.
Eight tracks from Avant-Garde, including “Cubist Experience,” “Chromatism,” “Existentialism,” “Contemporary Art,” “Mechanical Expressions,” “Picasso,” “Futurism,” and “Factory Art,” are here:
In addition, ExtraBall Records has released seven albums featuring the music of Stefano Torossi in February including Music For Two: Sensual Songs for a Love Night, Modern Classic Piano: Modern Compositions in Classical Music, Solo Piano: Romance in Classical Music, and Musica a corte: Composizioni classiche dall’epoca barocca. Your Holiday Soundtrack: Red Sea – Selected World Music, a new compilation on the Believe label, wraps up the busy February release schedule.
More New Releases in February
Besides the new Metropolitan Action album released by Deneb Records/Flippermusic, Stefano Torossi’s music appeared on at least eight compilations that came out in February. Music For Two: Sensual Songs for a Love Night, Modern Classic Piano: Modern Compositions in Classical Music, Solo Piano: Romance in Classical Music, and Musica a corte: Composizioni classiche dall’epoca barocca—Rock Times: The Pure Sound of Rock, Oriental Groove: World Music from the Middle East, and Guitar Moods: Discovering Music With a Guitar were covered in the previous New Releases article.
The Music For Two: Sensual Songs for a Love Night download features “Make Love Not War (Male Voice)” by Federico Ferrandina and Stefano Torossi. Here’s Didi Frank’s just-released video for this tune:
The Modern Classic Piano: Modern Compositions in Classical Music compilation includes four tracks by Maurizio Furlani and Stefano Torossi, “Portrait of a Lady (Arranged for Solo Piano),” “Teardrops (Alternative Version,” “Ginevra’s Theme,” and “Devotion (Arranged for Solo Piano).”
All four tracks first appeared on Furlani and Torossi’s Romantic Piano & Strings. Listen to the full album on YouTube:
Solo Piano: Romance in Classical Music also features a track by Maurizio Furlani and Stefano Torossi, “Romantic Piano” (also drawn from their full length Romantic Piano & Strings album on Deneb Records).
Longtime collaborator Antonio Sechi and Torossi’s “The Circus” is also on this download.
Antonio Sechi and Stefano Torossi also had a composition, “Court Theme,” on Musica a corte: Composizioni classiche dall’epoca barocca.
Your Holiday Soundtrack: Red Sea – Selected World Music, a compilation on the Believe label featuring Stefano Torossi and Tito Rinesi’s “Black Muslim,” concludes the February release schedule. This song originally appeared on Torossi and Rinesi’s Middle East album in 1996.