Composer: Bruno Longo (*1936), 2006
|Recording: not available
|A ve, Ma ri a! gra _ _ ti _ a ple na,
Do mi _ nus _ te cum,
be ne di _ _ cta tu _ in mu _ li e ri bus
et be ne di _ ctus fru ctus ven tris tui, Je sus.
|San cta Ma ri a, ma ter De i
o ra pro no bis pec ca to ri bus
nunc et in ho ra, et in ho ra mor _ tis no _ strae _
A _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ men! A _ men. A _ men.
My thanks and appreciation to
Lelio Moscarella, press agent for Bruno Longo,
for sending me this score.
|sent to me by Lelio Moscarella, press
agent for Bruno Longo. Thank you!
C.V. del M° Bruno Longo
Longo, was born in Naples in 1936.
He has a natural talent for music especially for the Italian and
Neapolitan musical tradition.
His relatives were artist too: he received the musical instructions from his
mother Anna, eldest daughter of the eternal poet Edoardo Nicolardi (Author
of the classical Neapolitan songs : Voce ‘e notte, Tammurriata nera, Miezo ‘
o grano etc…).
With E. Nicolardi, Anna scored music for many tangos and furthermore was the
author of the military march “La zuppa s’è cotta” adopted from the
Italian army in order to indicate launch time.
Master Longo loved music for his lifetime,
creating and executing classical themes. For about thirty years he served in
the chorus “Cantori di Posillipo”, of which he is a founder singing as a
The musical production of Master Longo is enormous ranging from the arie,
to the romances, from the sonatas, to the songs.
reckon some successes as :
romances “Ninna nanna” and “Dormi bambino” interpreted and
recorded by Satoko (a Japanese soprano), in San Francisco. This record
made him famous in the whole territory of the United States. In the States
he’s well known as the “most Neapolitan of the last Italian composers”.
The touching piece “Ave Maria” has been
executed from the first time by the famous soprano Teresa Romano singing
together with the Chorus “I Cantori di Posillipo” to the presence of the
Italian Republic President Giorgio Napolitano.
emotional tune “Napoli, passione e musica” and the sublime
“Adagio” for organ.
last but not least the allegro “Il bocciuolo” that soon became a
classic to his listeners.
M° Longo, currently lives in Naples and is working on the
arrangement and the execution of some “operettas”.
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