I Primi 15 Anni – L’Orchestra Rara (1995)

L'Orchestra Rara - I primi 15 Anni cassette

L’Orchestra Rara’s 2nd album from 1995.  The popular British-based Italian dance band play some of their most successful arrangements.  Between 1981 and 2002 the dance band grew from a 3-piece to 9-piece dance band and were the band to have at any self-respecting Italian Dinner & Dance, Ball, Wedding, cultural or corporate event.  Romano Viazzani led the band and provided it with most of the arrangements over its 21-year history. In 1995 the musicians were:

Dino Bergonzi (Guitar/Lead Vocals)

Giovanni Proto (Trumpet/Vocals)

Andrew Hampton (Saxes, Clarinet, Flute and Vocals)

Edward Tothill (Piano/Keyboards and Vocals)

Ben Twyford (Drums)

Alan Gibson (Double Bass)

Craig Beecham (Accordion/Flute/Vocals)

Romano Viazzani (Accordion/Vocals/Leader)



Tango del Cuore (Petruzzelli/Medini)

Volare(Nel Blu Dipinto di Blu) (Modugno/Migliacci)

Corbieres and Croissants (Viazzani)

Sapore di Sale (Paoli)

Mambo Medley: Tequila (Rio) The Carioca (Youmans) Tropical Heatwave (Berlin)

Valzer di Casa Mia (Stok)

Tangologia (Viazzani)

Begin the Beguine (Porter)

Vivere (Bixio)

Ciu Ciu (Cugat)

Indifference (Colombo/Murena)


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Posted on

13 March 2023