likes every kind of music, but in particular there is a song that she loves very much, 'Funiculi Funicula,''' Bocelli said of the Neapolitan song
, which he performs regularly at live shows.
Other songs included: "Empty Chairs at Empty Tables," from Les Miserables ; the famous Neapolitan song
, "Funiculi, Funicula"; "Birds Songs at Eventide," by English composer Eric Coates"; and "Vienna, City of My Dreams," by Austrian composer, Rudolf Sieczynski.
An artistic circus (the Canadian Cirque du Soleil), the first (or last) day of the week in some languages (Sunday, Sonntag, Sondag, Zondag), (7) and "day" in Hungarian (nap), a long list of newspapers (as in "Toronto Sun," "Sonne Zeitung," "The Sun" of the United Kingdoms, "Le Soleil" of Quebec, and many more), one or two of the cardinal directions (namely east and/or west) in several languages (some as different from each other as in English, Hebrew, Hungarian, and most Slavic tongues, each of which refers to these points of the compass as [where the sun] rises or sets), a famous Neapolitan song
(O sole mio), a computer company, as well as an operating system (Sun Microsystems, superseded by the Solaris Operating system (8)).
By using his abilities to blend styles and by coloring his songs with theatrical elements from the Neapolitan macchietta, Carosone helped to revitalize the Neapolitan song
, giving it new energy and new direction.
O Sole Mio is a Neapolitan song
written in 1898 which has been covered numerous times, in umpteen versions and by many different artists, including Elvis Presley for his number, Now or Never.
He said: "Delilah - it's like a wonderful Neapolitan song
and it really sounds right in Italian.
The locals remind you that their famous Neapolitan song
is Come Back To Sorrento.
From OLYMPIA we have an unusual selection of works for two pianos: Scheherazade, Capriccio Espagnol and Neapolitan Song
by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov (OCD 630).
Music from his album of Neapolitan song
, Incanto, also featured, and he finished with a rousing Nessun Dorma.
MANDOLINS and Neapolitan song
will bring a breath of Madeiran sunshine to Huddersfield later this month.
His performance of E Lucevan Le Stelle from Tosca, Core N'grato, a Neapolitan song
, the Brindisi Duet from La Traviata and the Welsh song, Arafa Don, won rave reviews and led to him being offered a three-month contract as an understudy for the role of Rodolfo in La Boheme in Birmingham next year.
There could be no better advocate of this irresistible music, its rhythmic emotionalism comparable to Neapolitan song
(half of Naples emigrated to Buenos Aires last century, the other half to New York), than Vassallo, whose brilliant technique goes almost un-noticed in the face of his persuasive performance.