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‘I Giorni’ is the 2001 release from the world renowned symphonic composer Ludovico Einaudi. The inspiration for Einaudi’s ‘I Giorni’ was a 12th-century folk song from Mali about a hippopotamus who was cherished by the residents of a nearby village but killed by a hunter. ‘The song,’ writes Einaudi in his succinct liner note, ‘is sung as a lament for the death of a king or a great person or for the loss of a loved one.’ The result is a tender & introspective set of 14 piano pieces.

Er, okay. Whatever…

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