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Il Canto di Malavita: la Musica della Mafia

26 November 2001

Il Canto di Malavita: la Musica della Mafia It’s the kind of music you can imagine enjoying on a lazy summer’s afternoon in southern Italy. There are jangling tambourines and playful accordions, shimmering mandolins and a voice dripping with melancholy. It would be easy to drift off to sleep – …

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1950-2000 Europe, Russia

1 January 2001

1967. United Kingdom. Scott Walker Scott Walker’s cover of Jacques Brel’s song ‘Jacky’ is the first record to be banned by BBC Radio 1. 1967. Greece. Mikis Theodorakis The 1967 military coup in Greece led to the imprisonment and torture of internationally known singer Mikis Theodorakis. Eventually he was released …

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1700-1799 Europe, Russia

1 January 2001

1738–1788. Germany. Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach  Much of the music composed by Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach was censored by Frederick the Great Source: en.wikipedia.org 1700s. Italy and Europe The Vatican banned public performances of opera, and also banned women from signing in performances. Cardinals who liked opera, such as Pietro …

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