Magnets and miracles by Jacopo Caneva

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Loneliness and longing in the lyrics of Pink Floyd

The Cultural Association Floydseum presents an event for all fans: we wait for you on January 31, 2015 at Fondazione Collegio Marconi, Sala delle Colonne, Portogruaro from 5.00pm to 6.30pm.

  • 5:00pm to 5:30pm Presentation of the book "Magnets and Miracles. Solitudine e nostalgia nei testi dei Pink Floyd" by Jacopo Caneva; Moderators: Sergio Amurri and Stefano Montello (writer, musician, founder of the group FLK).
  • 5:30pm to 6:00pm Floydian break with the music of the band"DIFFERENT TUNES".
  • 6:00pm to 6.30pm Presentation of the book "The Night Of Wonders, Pink Floyd a Venezia – 15 luglio 1989, Luci, suoni e memorie" by the Cultural Association Floydseum; Moderator: Giovanni Mulato (President of Fondazione Musicale Santa Cecilia).

"Magnets and Miracles" is a book written by the young and talented author Jacopo Caneva, which offers a brief, but thorough analysis of these concepts in the lyrics of Pink Floyd, from Dark Side of the Moon at The Wall. The common point between the lyrics so different is the memory of Syd Barrett. A tribute to the legendary British band to celebrate the release of the new album, "The Endless River".

Jacopo Caneva, born in Latisana (UD) June 29, 1998 and lives in Portogruaro (VE), attends the third year of highschool  "XXV Aprile" of his city. He studies harp, harmony, composition and reading of the score. His favorite directors are Tim Burton, Hayao Miyazaki and Takeshi Kitano; he loves music by Modest Mussorskij, Danny Elfman, Claude Debussy and Joe Hisaishi and he reads with passion Haruki Murakami and Lewis Carroll. He wants to be a director.

His book is available online

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