Header

CAMPI MAGNETICI

Franco Battiato

Rock Progressivo Italiano


From Progarchives.com, the ultimate progressive rock music website

Franco Battiato Campi Magnetici album cover
2.15 | 7 ratings | 1 reviews | 0% 5 stars

Write a review
Buy FRANCO BATTIATO Music
from Progarchives.com partners
Studio Album, released in 2000

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. In Trance (7:27)
2. Corpi in movimento (8:27)
3. Fulmini Globulari (6:50)
4. La corrente delle stelle (7:53)
5. The age of Ermafrodites (6:26)
6. L'ignoto (5:48)
7. Suoni Primordiali (10:08)
8. La mèr (3:00)

Total Time 56:30

Lyrics

Search FRANCO BATTIATO Campi Magnetici lyrics

Music tabs (tablatures)

Search FRANCO BATTIATO Campi Magnetici tabs

Line-up / Musicians

- Franco Battiato / vocals
- Manlio Sgalambro / narration, vocals (8)
- Simone Bartolini / soprano
- Michele Fedrigotti / piano and keyboards
- Andrea Dell'Ira / trumpet

Releases information

CD Sony Classical (2000)

Music for a ballet

For Maggio Musicale Fiorentino's Opera Season

First performance:
Teatro Comunale, Florence, June 2000
Coreography by Paco Decina

Lyrics by Manlio Sgalambro
Music by Franco Battiato

Thanks to Mandrakeroot for the addition
and to NotAProghead for the last updates
Edit this entry

FRANCO BATTIATO MP3, Free Download (music stream)


Open extended player in a new pop-up window | Random Playlist (50) | How to submit new MP3s

Buy FRANCO BATTIATO Campi Magnetici Music


Sulle Corde Di AriesSulle Corde Di Aries
Import
Sony/Bmg Italy 1998
Audio CD$4.62
$9.48 (used)
PollutionPollution
Import
Sony/Bmg Italy 1998
Audio CD$4.86
$5.99 (used)
FleursFleurs
Import
Mercury Italy 1999
Audio CD$8.14
$1.21 (used)
Mondi LontanissimiMondi Lontanissimi
Import
EMI Music Italy 2008
Audio CD$13.45
$18.17 (used)
La Voce Del PadroneLa Voce Del Padrone
Import
EMI 1998
Audio CD$31.47
$3.00 (used)
GommalaccaGommalacca
Import
Mercury Italy 1998
Audio CD$9.47
$5.29 (used)
Fleurs 2Fleurs 2
Import
Mercury Italy 2008
Audio CD$7.99
$19.98 (used)
Platinum CollectionPlatinum Collection
Import
EMI Music Italy 2004
Audio CD$32.73
$30.04 (used)
TelesioTelesio
Import
Sony Import 2011
Audio CD$14.33
$13.37 (used)
Right Now on Ebay (logo)
Franco Battiato - La Convenzione [CD New] US $11.92 Buy It Now 4h 34m
Caffe' de La Paix by Franco Battiato (CD, Apr-1996, Emi) US $3.95 Buy It Now 4h 52m
Franco Battiato - Gommalacca [CD New] US $16.99 Buy It Now 7h 32m
Fetus by Franco Battiato (CD, Nov-1998, 2 Discs, Bmg) US $6.12 Buy It Now 9h 52m
L'Era del Cinghiale Bianco by Franco Battiato (CD, Mar-2008, EMI) US $8.67 Buy It Now 9h 53m
FRANCO BATTIATO - FLEURS 2 - NEW CD US $10.68 Buy It Now 22h 32m
Franco Battiato - Caffe De La Paix CD US $22.56 Buy It Now 23h 26m
Franco Battiato - Pollution CD US $15.29 Buy It Now 23h 39m
FRANCO BATTIATO**FISIOGNOMICA**CD US $14.95 Buy It Now 1 day
FRANCO BATTIATO**JUKE BOX**CD US $8.95 Buy It Now 1 day
FRANCO BATTIATO**FETUS**CD US $8.95 Buy It Now 1 day
FRANCO BATTIATO**L'ERA DEL CINGHIALE BIANCO**CD US $14.95 Buy It Now 1 day
FRANCO BATTIATO**SULLE CORDE DI ARIES**CD US $8.95 Buy It Now 1 day
FRANCO BATTIATO**POLLUTION**CD US $8.95 Buy It Now 1 day
FRANCO BATTIATO**LA CURA**CD US $17.95 Buy It Now 1 day
FRANCO BATTIATO**ZA**CD US $8.95 Buy It Now 1 day
FRANCO BATTIATO**L'EGITTO PRIMA DELLE SABBIE**CD US $8.95 Buy It Now 1 day
FRANCO BATTIATO**CLIC**CD US $8.95 Buy It Now 1 day
Dieci Stratagemmi by Franco Battiato (CD, Oct-2004, Sony) US $16.99 Buy It Now 1 day
Un Soffio al Cuore di Natura Elettrica by Franco Battiato (CD, Jan-2009, 2... US $39.99 Buy It Now 1 day
L'Imboscata by Franco Battiato (CD, Feb-1997, Universal/Polygram) US $29.99 [0 bids]
1 day
FRANCO BATTIATO - SULLE CORDE DI ARIES - NEW CD US $5.64 Buy It Now 1 day
FRANCO BATTIATO - MONDI LONTANISSIMI NEW CD US $21.77 Buy It Now 2 days
FRANCO BATTIATO Clic LP 4 Track Pink Rim Label Matrix A1/b1 Gatefold Sleeve But US $40.11 Buy It Now 2 days
FRANCO BATTIATO - LA CURA: THE BEST OF FRANCO BATTIATO - NEW CD US $11.70 Buy It Now 2 days
BENVENUTO CELLINI - FRANCO BATTIATO - CD ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK US $29.99 [0 bids]
2 days
PERDUTO AMOR - FRANCO BATTIATO - CD ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK US $40.00 [0 bids]
US $52.00 Buy It Now
2 days
Live Collection by Franco Battiato Dbl CD US $9.00 Buy It Now 2 days
Franco Battiato Juke Box US $7.75 Buy It Now 2 days
Franco Battiato - Fetus JAPAN MINI LP CD SEALED US $14.99 [0 bids]
3 days
pic FRANCO BATTIATO CLICK cd US $20.79 Buy It Now 3 days
FRANCO BATTIATO 45 PRO Centro Di Gravita SOUTHAMERICA 7" Spanish Titles US $49.99 Buy It Now 3 days
FRANCO BATTIATO - APRITI SESAMO NEW CD US $26.46 Buy It Now 3 days
FRANCO BATTIATO - BATTIATO STUDIO COLLECTION - NEW CD US $11.70 Buy It Now 3 days
Franco Battiato: Last Summer Dance Live - 2 CDs - brand new US $3.95 [0 bids]
US $5.95 Buy It Now
4 days
FRANCO BATTIATO GIUBBE ROSSE EMI 62 7934271 UK pressing Vinyl 2LP US $0.99 [0 bids]
4 days
FRANCO BATTIATO - UN'ORA CON [FRANCO BATTIATO] - NEW CD US $7.24 Buy It Now 4 days
Echoes of Sufi Dances by Franco Battiato (CD, Apr-2001) US $27.66 Buy It Now 4 days
Battiato Fleurs - Franco Battiato New & Sealed Compact Disc Free Shipping US $24.56 Buy It Now 4 days
FRANCO BATTIATO - INTROSPETTIVA - NEW CD US $9.90 Buy It Now 4 days
Franco Battiato - Un'Ora Con [CD New] US $8.07 Buy It Now 4 days
Franco Battiato - Foetus [CD New] US $16.53 Buy It Now 4 days
FRANCO BATTIATO - INNERES AUGE [DIGIPAK] - NEW CD US $11.70 Buy It Now 4 days
B TTI TO, FRANCO - FRANCO BATTIATO: MESSA ARCAICA - NEW CD US $16.83 Buy It Now 4 days
Franco Battiato - Franco Battiato New & Sealed Compact Disc Free Shipping US $18.89 Buy It Now 5 days
FRANCO BATTIATO - L'ERA DEL CINGHIALE BIANCO [5099952240126] - NEW CD US $8.68 Buy It Now 5 days
Giubbe Rosse by Franco Battiato (CD, Apr-2001) US $28.28 Buy It Now 5 days
CD* La Cura - FRANCO BATTIATO *** IMPORT *** US $14.99 Buy It Now 5 days
LOT CD ITALIAN POP MUSIC FRANCO BATTIATO-SHOCK IN MY TOWN,FERRO BATTUTO,JUKE BOX US $89.99 Buy It Now 5 days
1970'S Newspaper Advert 8X12 Clic by Franco Battiato (Album; Island; ILPS 9323) US $12.87 Buy It Now 5 days
FRANCO BATTIATO**IL VUOTO**CD US $6.91 Buy It Now 6 days
EPOSITO, Tony feat FRANCO BATTIATO - For Me - 12" US $5.47 Buy It Now 6 days
FRANCO BATTIATO - L'IMBOSCATA - NEW CD US $9.74 Buy It Now 6 days
FRANCO BATTIATO/ANTO - DEL SUO VELOCE VOLO [DIGIPAK] * - NEW CD US $17.13 Buy It Now 7 days
FRANCO BATTIATO - APRITI SESAMO - NEW CD US $20.26 Buy It Now 7 days
FRANCO BATTIATO - FOETUS - NEW CD US $13.55 Buy It Now 7 days
FRANCO BATTIATO - FRANCO BATTIATO NEW CD US $16.37 Buy It Now 7 days
Sulle Corde di Aries by Franco Battiato *New CD* US $5.65 Buy It Now 7 days
Franco Battiato - Franco Battiato [CD New] US $8.15 Buy It Now 8 days
FRANCO BATTIATO / ANTONY - DEL SUO VELOCE VOLO NEW CD US $25.74 Buy It Now 8 days
FRANCO BATTIATO lp HORIZONTES PERDIDOS argentina ID# 13277 1983 EMI 8206 EX- NM US $20.00 Buy It Now 8 days
FRANCO BATTIATO lp LA VOZ DE SU AMO argentina ID# 13276 1981 EMI 6478 VG EX- aut US $20.00 Buy It Now 8 days
FRANCO BATTIATO lp NOMADES argentina ID# 13281 SUNG IN SPANISH-PROMO BANNER ON L US $20.00 Buy It Now 8 days
FRANCO BATTIATO lp SENTIMIENTO NUEVO argentina ID# 13278 PROMO WHITE LBL-SUNG IN US $35.00 Buy It Now 8 days
Gommalacca - Franco Battiato New & Sealed Compact Disc Free Shipping US $21.57 Buy It Now 9 days
Franco Battiato - Del Suo Veloce Volo [CD New] US $20.11 Buy It Now 9 days
FRANCO BATTIATO Caffe de la Paix Jakko Jakszyk EMI RECORDS Sealed Vinyl LP US $18.00 Buy It Now 9 days
FRANCO BATTIATO - LEGITTO PRIMA DELLE SABBIE NEW CD US $16.37 Buy It Now 9 days
Franco Battiato - Apriti Sesamo [CD New] US $20.26 Buy It Now 10 days
Franco Battiato - L'Egitto Prima Delle Sabbie [CD New] US $11.22 Buy It Now 10 days
Franco Battiato Pollution CD US $13.27 Buy It Now 10 days
FRANCO BATTIATO - L'Arca Di Noe CD (RARE Swiss Press) 80s SYNTH POP 1982 Italian US $10.92 Buy It Now 10 days
FRANCO BATTIATO - GIUBBE ROSSE - NEW CD US $25.27 Buy It Now 10 days
FRANCO BATTIATO - GILGAMESH (HLTS) - NEW CD US $16.83 Buy It Now 11 days
EMI PROG FRANCO BATTIATO "Giubbe Rosse" ORIG ITALY GATEFOLD #2LP SET NM US $29.99 Buy It Now 11 days
FRANCO BATTIATO NOMADAS ARGENTINA LP US $32.20 Buy It Now 11 days
Del Suo Veloce Volo by Franco Battiato/Antony *New CD* US $17.16 Buy It Now 11 days
FRANCO BATTIATO LA VOZ DE SU AMO - CENTRO DE GRAVEDAD PERMANENTE ARGENTINA LP US $75.06 Buy It Now 11 days
Del Suo Veloce Volo [Digipak] * by Franco Battiato/Antony (Antony and the US $17.82 Buy It Now 11 days
Franco Battiato : La Voce Del Padron CD (1994) US $12.79 Buy It Now 12 days
Pollution by Franco Battiato *New CD* US $6.84 Buy It Now 12 days
Juke Box by Franco Battiato *New CD* US $8.33 Buy It Now 12 days
FRANCO BATTIATO - MONDI LONTANISSIMI - NEW CD US $14.23 Buy It Now 12 days
Franco Battiato - LEgitto Prima Delle Sabbie CD US $15.29 Buy It Now 12 days
FRANCO BATTIATO - FISIOGNOMICA - NEW CD US $13.27 Buy It Now 12 days
FRANCO BATTIATO - CLIC NEW CD US $16.37 Buy It Now 13 days
FRANCO BATTIATO - CLIC / ITALIAN PROG LP ORIGINAL BLA BLA LABEL + RARE BOOKLET US $300.00 Buy It Now 13 days
FRANCO BATTIATO, L'Imboscata, Limboscata, 1997 Italian Rock CD, NEW US $12.75 Buy It Now 13 days
Franco Battiato by Franco Battiato *New CD* US $5.21 Buy It Now 13 days
Legitto Prima DeLle Sabbie by Franco Battiato *New CD* US $8.30 Buy It Now 13 days
FRANCO BATTIATO - UN'ORA CON NEW CD US $11.67 Buy It Now 13 days
FRANCO BATTIATO - FETUS - NEW CD US $6.06 Buy It Now 13 days
FRANCO BATTIATO - GOMMALACCA (IMPORT) NEW CD US $19.26 Buy It Now 14 days
FRANCO BATTIATO - INTROSPETTIVA NEW CD US $23.21 Buy It Now 14 days
Franco Battiato - Clic [CD New] US $10.17 Buy It Now 14 days
Battiato,Franco - Franco Battiato-Telesio [CD New] US $63.08 Buy It Now 14 days
FRANCO BATTIATO - TELESIO - BONUS DVD NEW CD US $106.13 Buy It Now 14 days
FRANCO BATTIATO - TELESIO - NEW CD US $15.71 Buy It Now 14 days
FRANCO BATTIATO - FISIOGNOMICA NEW CD US $25.74 Buy It Now 14 days
FRANCO BATTIATO - PATRIOTS [5099994756524] - NEW CD US $16.83 Buy It Now 14 days

More places to buy FRANCO BATTIATO music online Buy FRANCO BATTIATO & Prog Rock Digital Music online:
  • AmazonMP3: Search for FRANCO BATTIATO DRM-Free MP3 Downloads @ AmazonMP3 (USA Only) | AmazonMP3 (UK Only)

FRANCO BATTIATO Campi Magnetici ratings distribution


2.15
(7 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(0%)
0%
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(14%)
14%
Good, but non-essential (43%)
43%
Collectors/fans only (29%)
29%
Poor. Only for completionists (14%)
14%

FRANCO BATTIATO Campi Magnetici reviews


Showing all collaborators reviews and last reviews preview | Show all reviews/ratings

Collaborators/Experts Reviews

Review by octopus-4
SPECIAL COLLABORATOR RIO/Avant/Zeuhl Team
2 stars What a surprise! More than 20 years after his last very experimental work Battiato is back to tapes, loops and electronic. It caused him to be dropped off from the Recordi labelat the end of the 70s, after releasing albums like "L'Egitto Prima delle Sabbie" and "M.mlle Le Gladiatour".

Respect to the 70s, he now have more electronics available and it's not strange if he uses drones and sounds typical of techno-trance or whatever is called music.

"In Trance" starts ambient and spacey, but suddenly it's like he is an ecstasy doped DJ running after a rave party. I think Senmuth may like this droning with some ethnics behind. Only the keyboard chords are clearly Battiato's stuff for who doesn't know his experimental period. The outcome is chillout electronics for the first minutes, then sequences of noises, recordings and fragments of classical music introduce a section with a speaker, the poet Mario Sgalambro saying something whose meaning he only knows. Other fragments: indian or north-african music? all mixed with drone drums and a weird choir which seems coming from a catholic church. Very trippy.

"Corpi in movimento" (moving solids) is opened by a reversed tape, then a subtle keyboard and piano layout and poetry again. Well, more than poetry it seems a lesson of physics (Campi Magnetici means "Magnetic Fields"). The voice volume is below the piano so it's not easy to understand even for an Italian. After two minutes borderline with krautrock it starts a section featuring keyboard and operatic vocals. It's repetitive but melodic even if the main instrument is a tape played reverse. Two more minutes and suddenly the tape leaves room to piano and keys, then opera again....it doesn't have much sense continuing to describe the music. The relevant thing is that even if the instruments and the technique used change every two minbutes, the general mood of the track doesn't change.

"Fulmini Globulari" (Globular Lightings) is more difficult to follow. It starts like a patchwork of sounds and noises, very similar to the albums for which he was laid off. We can hear some electric guitar chords, tapes, then silence, then God knows what. Behind the noise there's a dark ambient background, but the central part of the track is very noisy and chaotic. The chaos is alternated with pieces of classical music, or opera.

"La Corrente Delle Stelle" (The Star's Stream) is a progressive electronic piece of beauty. Who likes spacey soundscapes and relaxing ambient music, like Alio DIe or Richard Rich will surely like this as well.

"The Age Of Ermaphrodites" is another patchwork of tapes with drones and a percussive bass note throughout the whole piece. Not bad if you are in the right mood, but it smoothly degradates into a cacophony of disconnected sounds. Exactly the kind of things he was experimenting in the late 70s.

"L'Ignoto" (The Unknown) mixes opera, tapes and the speaker. I think it's a recording from a real opera but I'm not an expert and I can't tell it for sure. After a short speech we are back to the chaos of the previous track. Tapes and a disc scratched plus some background opera emerging from the background here and there.

"Suoni Primordiali"(Primeval Sounds) is the longest track. Ten minutes of dark ambient and silence. Minimalistic.

"La Mer"("The Sea" in French) is the only proper song. I don't know if it's really a French song of the 50s or a parody. Quite nice and totally outplaced, it doesn't have anything to do with the rest of the album. Seems borrowed from his previous album, Fleurs.

Now rating this album is very difficult. I have the temptation of giving it a high rating because of the originality and also because Battiato has demonstrated to have not forgotten his experimental side and has reprised a "fil rouge" abandoned in the 80s when he went to make pop hits. This is an avantgarde album, difficult to classify and very uneasy that I can strongly suggest to the true fans of Battiato as a whole,not only to those who liked his more commercial period. Translated into the site's rules it's a fans only item. Sorry but it fits in the two stars.

MEMBERS LOGIN ZONE

As a registered member (register here if not), you can post rating/reviews (& edit later), comments reviews and submit new albums.

You are not logged, please complete authentication before continuing (use forum credentials).

Forum user
Forum password

WARNING: Forum software upgrade in progress, login function maybe affected for some users during that time.

Send comments to octopus-4 (BETA) | Report this review (#955760) | Review Permalink
Posted Wednesday, May 08, 2013

Latest members reviews

No review or rating for the moment | Submit a review

Post a review of FRANCO BATTIATO "Campi Magnetici"

You must be a forum member to post a review, please register here if you are not.

MEMBERS LOGIN ZONE

As a registered member (register here if not), you can post rating/reviews (& edit later), comments reviews and submit new albums.

You are not logged, please complete authentication before continuing (use forum credentials).

Forum user
Forum password

WARNING: Forum software upgrade in progress, login function maybe affected for some users during that time.

Copyright Prog Archives, All rights reserved. | Legal Notice | Privacy Policy | Advertise | GeoIP Services by MaxMind | RSS + syndications

Other sites in the MAC network: JazzMusicArchives.com — the ultimate jazz music virtual community | MetalMusicArchives.com — the ultimate metal music virtual community


Server processing time: 0.91 seconds