The Singing City

Dolores Melodia, Michele Signore, and Lucilla Galeazzi (ÖFM © Mercan Sümbültepe)

On November-December 2018, the Austrian Filmmuseum dedicated a film retrospective to Elvira Notari (1875–1946), the Neapolitan film pioneer of the early silent era. Italian folk music stars Lucilla Galeazzi, Dolore Melodia, and Michele Signore contributed to outstanding live musical accompaniments for the films ‘ A Santanotte (1922), È piccerella (1922), Fantasia ‘e surdato (1926), as well as Roberto Roberti’s masterpiece Napoli che canta (1926).

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