"L'Inferno" is a 1911 Italian silent film, loosely adapted from the first canticle ofDante Alighieri's Divine Comedy. The movie took over three years to make, and was the first full-length Italian feature film ever produced. L'Inferno's depictions of Hell closely followed those in theengravings of Gustave Doréfor an edition of the Divine Comedy, which were familiar to an international audience. The movie production also employedseveral special effects, some of which were considered groundbreaking at the time, establishing the movie as a leader in innovation of cinematic techniques.
Pianist, composer, conductor, professor of improvisation, orchestration, composition and orchestration of music for images. He is the official composer of the National Cinema Museum of Turin, for which he has composed and orchestrated the music for numerous silent cinema masterpieces including Cabiria, Royal Tiger, Maciste, The Whispering Chorus, Blood and Sand.Read more
Born in Milano 1955, self-taught double bassist, he records his first album in 1973 (Dedalus – Trident rec.) at the age of 17. Since 2001 he is professor in double bass at the Jazz Department of Turin Music Conservatory. Furio Di Castri has recorded over 200 albums – 20 as band leader - and has performed internationally for many years. Read more