A1 Roman Guitar A2 La Strada A3 Anna A4 Arrivederci, Roma A5 Sorrento A6 Violetta B1 Volare B2 Italian Serenade B3 Neapolitan Tarantella Hope you enjoy it! Also this is the first time I've changed postage since I opened the shop so please feel free to LP me if you encounter any issues or feel you've been over charged.
Grading is according to Goldmine Magazine grading standards full details at the bottom of the listing. All vinyl is graded conservatively, VG indicates a well cared for record, Mint is rarely used and reserved for new records or those in exceptionally good LP. Local pickup from inner west Sydney is also welcome. As always I offer a full Italian Serenade - Tony Mottola And His Orchestra - Roman Guitar (Vinyl back guarantee if you're not satisfied with your purchase.
Please just contact me if there are any issues and I will try and sort it out to your satisfaction. Mottola was one of the most sought after and respected studio musicians in the recording and music industry.
Ironically, Mottola only started learning to play the guitar by accident. He'd originally wanted to play the saxophone, but when he was told he was too young to take the bus by himself to the teacher's house in Newark, his father offered to teach him guitar at home instead.
He played guitar through high school, where he met a number of classmates with whom he would work professionally as a musician. When his friend George Paxton got a job with George Hall's orchestra, he convinced Hall to hire Mottola, and together they played with a group of young talents that included Johnnie Guarneri on piano and Nick Fatool on drums.
Mottola's first recorded performance was with Hall, backing singer Dolly Dawn on the single, "Shine. InMottola, who never cared much for touring, auditioned for and was hired into the CBS radio studio orchestra in New York, Italian Serenade - Tony Mottola And His Orchestra - Roman Guitar (Vinyl.
Mottola continued to work closely with Como, becoming his arranger when Como got his own TV Italian Serenade - Tony Mottola And His Orchestra - Roman Guitar (Vinyl show in the s. Back in the late s, when networks were desparate for material, he even hosted his own Album) show, a musical variety spot called "Face the Music. One of his most notable accomplishments was the score for the early CBS suspense anthology series, "Danger. Brynner was impressed by the effectiveness of Anton Karas' zither score for The Third Man and wanted Mottola to come up with something similar.
The theme Mottola came up with was simple but effective: a single repeated note, interrupted by a dramatic chord when a dagger struck a fence on camera.
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